The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration is pleased to offer the Ernest K. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in geology or geological sciences. This year the fund is offering two $2,500 scholarships. Please find the criteria below, if the criteria is prohibitive, please reach out to the Minnesota Section for guidance ( email@example.com). Applications must be initiated by October 1 with the deadline for completion of October 15th.
The Ernest K. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship was established in 2014 by the Lehmann Family Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation, the Twin Cities Subsection of SME (SME TC) and the Minnesota Section of SME (SME Minnesota). Ernest Lehmann had a distinguished career as an exploration geologist and mining entrepreneur. He worked extensively in the Americas, Africa and Europe and was a tireless promoter of the mining industry, serving on numerous advisory committees and boards throughout his 60-year career. He was a charter member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists and received AIPG’s highest award, the Ben H. Parker Medal, in 1987. He received SME’s Ben F. Dickerson Award in 2005 for his contributions to the mining industry. The Lehmann Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students pursuing an undergraduate degree in geology or geological sciences. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year of studies at the time of application. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
If you have any questions, please contact the Minnesota Section of SME.
Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ernest K. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
2. Be an SME student member in good standing.
3. Either (1) attend a university that holds general accreditation for its geology program, or (2) belong to an SME Student Chapter.
4. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in geology or geological sciences