The Charles Hutchins Educational Grant - $5000The SMTA is accepting applications for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant. This $5000 grant, given in memory of Charles Hutchins, past president of the SMTA, educator, mentor, and distinguished industry colleague, was established in 1998 to encourage graduate students to pursue careers in the electronics industry, by developing closer ties between student research and the needs of the electronics industry.
The 2012 Application Deadline has passed. Next year's Application Form and Eligibility Requirements will be available early in 2013!In reviewing applications which meet eligibility requirements, the Grant Committee evaluates the following specific criteria:
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Applicant's accurate and complete application.
Applicant's graduate and undergraduate transcripts, publication record, and resume.
The technical significance of applicant's work in packaging and assembly electronics.
The clarity with which applicant defines the objectives and methodology in his/her abstract.
Applicant's qualifications based on Advisor's Letter of Recommendation, resume, and publication record.