SME Division Challenge


The SME Foundation has challenged every SME Division to make their impact on the future of mining by joining together to support the PhD Fellowship and Career Development Grant program.

Starting in 2020, the following divisions participated in this challenge and with their contributions help sustain this important initiative and secure the future of mining/mineral professionals in the university programs associated with them for years to come. 

WAAIME Division


August 2021

Environmental Division


February 2021

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division


November 2020

Coal & Energy Division


September 2020

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division


September 2020

WAAIME Division


August 2020

Mining & Exploration Division


May 2020



Thank you for your support!