Co-sponsored by the SMTA and Circuits Assembly magazine, the Hutchins Grant was established in memory of past SMTA president, educator, and industry colleague, Dr. Charles Hutchins. The $5000 grant has been presented annually since 1998.
All required materials are due Monday, April 20, 2009. The Grant Committee reviews all qualified applications and makes their recommendation to the SMTA Board of Directors. The grant will be presented at the SMTA Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the SMTA International Conference in San Diego, CA, October 4-8, 2009.
Tentative applicants should visit the Student Application page for eligibility criteria and to complete an application:
For more information about the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant, contact SMTA Karen Bergseth at 952-920-7682 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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