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Scholarships

Abraham Clearfield Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to incoming materials science and engineering undergraduate majors who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and have embodied selfless service through the broader outreach mission of the materials science and engineering program.

Professor Clearfield is a leading crystallographer and materials chemist, and a longtime advocate of the Materials Science and Engineering program and activities at TAMU. Professor Clearfield recently retired from TAMU Chemistry department after 43 years of service. 

Memoir: Abraham Clearfield

Bernard Polzer ’57 Scholarship

Offered to an incoming sophomore materials science and engineering major who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance during their period at TAMU. Overall GPA should exceed a 3.5 and level of difficulty of academic curriculum is evaluated to award recipient(s).

Honor Societies

Alpha Sigma Mu

Alpha Sigma Mu International Professional Honor Society is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in the materials engineering field. Members consist of students, alumni, and other professionals who have demonstrated exceptional academic and professional accomplishments. Student members are selected on the basis of scholastic standing, character and leadership.

Alpha Sigma Mu

Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi is the national engineering honor society representing all engineering disciplines. It was founded on the belief that an engineer's education should comprise more than academics. Those academically eligible, the top 1/5 of the senior class and 1/8 of the junior class, are invited to join, but must demonstrate that they possess strength of character in order to obtain member status through participation in cultural, social, community service environments.

Tau Beta Pi

Phi Kappa Phi

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, most selective, and most prestigious all-discipline honor society available to all undergraduate students. Standards for election to Phi Kappa Phi are extremely high. Membership is by invitation only to Texas A&M’s top 7.5 percent of second term juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students.

Phi Kappa Phi