Scholarship Committee/Get Involved

Are you interested in joining the ASME Scholarship Committee?

We're always looking for interested volunteers, who are passionate about helping the next generation of ME/MET students get an ME degree. Help us to expand and evolve the work of the committee; to build and engage a network of scholarship alumnus, to help to grow the number of scholarships and to impact our young members pursuit of an engineering education and career in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology. We provide funding for engineering students seeking a course of study in ME/MET education, who are in financial need, attending an ABET accredited program.


To promote the art and science of mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology and related technical disciplines among high-achieving students of leadership potential who are pursuing an ME or closely related Technical Certification, Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree at community colleges, colleges, universities and technical high schools.


The ASME Scholarship Committee seeks to:
  • Work closely with the ASME Foundation and ASME Philanthropy Committee to achieve the goal of increasing the total annual dollar value of scholarships.​

  • To continue a rigorous selection process, in-line with donor guidance, that identifies and awards scholarships to highly deserving students of diverse backgrounds who demonstrate the potential to have a positive impact on the Society and the profession. ​

  • To develop and make visible a dynamic community of scholarship recipients and alumni who support each other and continue to contribute to the profession and the next generation of engineers.

Committee Opportunities posted on the ASME CEC Platform

Click on an opportunity below to learn more and to apply

Member-at-Large for Alumni Engagement & Community
ASME Scholarship Evaluator

Signup to participate within one of our Working Groups

If you are interested in joining one of the Scholarship Committee Working Groups listed below, email us directly at and let us know your group of choice and tell us why you are interested in joining that group in a brief paragraph for the committee's consideration. 

Committee Working Groups are as follows:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – This group is focused on incorporating DEI practices into the scholarship program  Community College & Technical Programs – This group is focused on targeting students enrolled in a two-program interested in pursuing a mechanical engineering degree
Alumni Engagement & Community – This group is focused on fostering and cultivating visibility, engagement, and community within ASME and between different cohorts of the award recipients  Supporting Fundraising Efforts – This group is focused on supporting the Philanthropy Committee and ASME Foundation fundraising activities for new and/or existing scholarships 

Why volunteer with the scholarship committee

  • Help deserving students pursue engineering.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to engineering students.
  • Bring your creativity and ideas to the table at ASME and be part of the decision-making process.
  • Change the trajectory of an early career engineering student.
  • Opportunity to lead and improve leadership skills while building a subcommittee of volunteers working on project-like initiatives and tasks.
  • Grow your network and advocate for the next generation of engineers.
For additional details or you have questions about the open positions, please contact the committee chair Mahesh Aggarwal at

Attention: ASME Scholarship Recipients 

We want to hear from you. Click here to tell us how the ASME Scholarship helped you in your education and where your exciting engineering career is leading you. Let us know how ASME can help you.

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