MET- Scholarships and Financial Aid
The Department of Manufacturing and Engineering Technology provides the following scholarships (pending availability of funds):
American Foundry Society
- Student interested in Metal Casting Career who has completed MIT2010 course.
- Should be a senior.
- GPA of 3.0 or better.
- $1,000 Spring Semester - (Depending on Funding)
Foundry Educational Foundation
- An Engineering Technology Student with interest in Metal Casting Career who has completed MIT 3000.
- GPA: examined upon receipt of application.
- Active member of AFS.
- Active career interest in Metal Casting.
- Four - $1,000 scholarships given in the Fall Semester - (Depending on Funding).
Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Advisory Board
- Sophomore or Junior (Completed no more than 67 semester hours).
- Enrolled in Industrial Technology and in good standing with the university.
- 70% Overall GPA.
- 10% Involvement in Professional Society (AFS, EJC, EPT, SME, or Co-op Education).
- 20% Subjective interview by scholarship committee covering attitude, maturity, purpose and goals.
- $750 Fall and Spring Semesters - (Depending on Funding).
Joe M. Floyd Scholarship
- Junior/Senior - level status
- GPA of 3.0 or better
- Full semester - Depending on Funding.
The McSpadden-McNew Industrial Technology Scholarship
- Be financially disadvantaged and academically challenged students who may have difficulty completing the Industrial Technology degree program.
- Be a current student of Tennessee Technological University in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies and enrolled in the Industrial Technology program.
- Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of one semester in the Industrial Technology program.
- Be from McMinn county as a first priority, Roane as a second priority. Third priority shall be for students from Putnam County if there are no qualified candidates from either McMinn or Roane counties.
- Any qualified student from within the State of Tennessee may be considered provided there are no qualified candidates from the above mentioned counties.
- Scholarship will be awarded to the student with the greatest financial need if candidates are otherwise equally qualified.
- Full maintenance fees in effect at the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.
- The recipient may retain the scholarship for the duration of his/her undergraduate program provided he/she continues to make satisfactory progress toward degree requirements.
- Scholarship benefits shall be limited to a maximum of five, four, and two academic semesters respectively for a sophomore, junior and seniors.