A college education is critical to your personal and professional success. Since the organization’s founding, MAES has supported its students in their pursuit of college degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Students are selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership, community service, and financial need. All scholarships are announced at the forthcoming Symposium; top scholarships require attendance for selection. The dream of college education can come true.
Deadline: Postmarked by September 4, 2013Download Application
Financial hardship should never stand in the way of achieving a dream. Already faced with the challenges of paying for a college education, students with financial need can apply for assistance to attend the annual MAES Symposium. MAES Registration Grants are available to all student members and fully cover the cost of conference registration. Applicants are still responsible for all travel costs.
Deadline: August 9, 2013
Notification of selection on August 16, 2013 and must be registered for Symposium by August 23, 2013Download Application
Student chapters and student interest groups can apply for assistance to support their members to attend the annual MAES Symposium. MAES Student Chapter Travel Grants are available to all registered student chapters and recognized student interest groups. The grant partially covers the cost of transportation to attend the annual Symposium.
Deadline: September 20, 2013
Notification of grant selection and amount on September 22, 2013Download Application
The MAES Student Essay Contest was established to motivate more students to pursue careers in STEM and simultaneously instill a sense of service to community and country. The exceptional experiences available through this contest connect students with professionals who are already making a difference. By networking with these mentors, students will see first-hand that it can be done. These future professionals will begin to strategize on how they can utilize their education to positively benefit society. Apply today and go on an adventure like no other!
Deadline: September 13, 2013
Notification of finalists selection on September 20, 2013Download Application
The MAES Research Poster Competition is a forum for students to present cutting-edge research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Original works and projects are encouraged with the abstracts becoming part of the proceedings for the conference. Each poster is judged by a series of technical experts that provide feedback and mentoring to the participants.
Deadline: September 6, 2013
Notification of selection on September 11, 2013Download Application
This event is a fast-paced decathlon featuring 10 competitions that must be completed over the three days of the conference. Each student chapter will have at least one team enter into the competition however additional teams will be permitted for every 40 students the chapter sends. Each team will be limited in size to 5 students/team. These teams will be paired off in head-to-head competitions and be challenged in the areas of academics, professionalism, career development, communication, pro-activeness, and time management. Which team will score a perfect 10-0 record?
Deadline of intent to participate: September 9, 2013
Teams will be notified on September 13, 2013
Deadline for team roster: September 25, 2013
- Abstracts & Applications: Teams will be scored based upon how many members submitted scholarship applications and abstracts for the technical paper and research poster competitions.
- Chapter Expo: Teams will develop a 4×4 poster to advertise for their student chapter in a massive Chapter Expo Poster Session.
- Elevator Speech: One individual from each team will give a 30-second elevator speech to a recruiter in hopes of leaving a lasting first impression.
- Familia Feud: During this Jeopardy!-type game show, two individuals from each team will be quizzed on their knowledge of basic science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and MAES.
- Industry Commercial: During this session, teams will develop skits to advertise the company partnered with their team.
- MAES Blog Post: During the day each team must submit a single article about a specified topic for inclusion on MAES website.
- Picture Perfect: During the day each team must submit a single picture from the current academic year that exemplifies MAES.
- Professional Networking: Teams will earn points by networking with professionals and exchanging business cards.
- Résumé Writing: One individual from each team will submit their résumé for scoring.
- STEM Fundamentals Exam: Three individuals from each team will complete a written exam testing their knowledge of basic science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and MAES.
Lean Six Sigma Training Program
White Belt Certification
MAES and America’s Navy are both committed to building leaders and to empowering communities around the world. America’s Navy wants to ensure that the students and professionals of their partnering organizations achieve their fullest potential to impact the world around them. America’s Navy is excited to bring a training series that is in line with the mission and vision of MAES. They will be conducting a practical hands-on guide to continuous process improvement using Lean Six Sigma Tools and Techniques. The Navy presenter will be Aaron U. Bolin, PhD. Dr. Bolin completed his doctoral work in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
The goals of the sessions are to equip participants with a basic working knowledge of continuous process improvement tools that is geared towards real-world application. Participants who complete the workshop will earn a Navy Lean Six Sigma White Belt Completion Certificate. The curriculum will consist of three parts: Lean and Theory of Constraints, Six Sigma and Structured Process Improvement, and Integrated Lean Six Sigma.
Deadline of intent to participate (Application due): September 12, 2013
Participants notified: September 19, 2013Download Application