SME Section Challenge


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

Starting in 2023, the following sections 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. 

Minnesota Section $1,890 2024
Utah Section $3,000 2024
Colorado Section $2,000 2024
Adirondack Section $3,477 2023
Central App Section $2,500 2023
Florida Section $1,500 2023
Minnesota Section $1,250 2023
NYC Section $75,000 2023
Pittsburgh Section $2,500 2023
Utah Section $2,000 2023



Thank you for your support!