PhD Fellowship Program

Available for: Qualified candidates with professional experience, and a desire to pursue an academic career, with the means of acquiring a doctoral degree in the field of Mining or Extractive Metallurgy/Mineral Processing (EM/MP) at a U.S. accredited university

Focuses on providing financial support to encourage qualified candidates with industry experience and a desire to pursue an academic career, who are currently enrolled or have been formally accepted in a U.S. academic institution, with the means of acquiring a doctoral degree in the field of mining or extractive metallurgy/mineral processing at a U.S. accredited university.

SME has implemented these programs to address the long-term challenges that threaten the sustainability of U.S. mining and mineral processing/extractive metallurgy academic degree granting programs, as well as the looming future labor deficiencies associated with retirements over the next two decades.



Questions? Send an email to academicgrants@smenet.org