Open Applications for the Gene Haas Scholarship for AAS Students in Engineering Machining Technology

Professor Miguel Maestas in the SFCC machining laboratory. Courtesy / SFCC

SFCC News:

SANTA FE – Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) and SFCC Foundation announce that the Gene Haas Scholarship is now available for AAS students of Engineering Machining Technology at SFCC.

Part-time students (6-11 credits) can receive a scholarship of $ 300 per semester, and full-time students (12 credits or more) can receive $ 500. New students are eligible and continuing students must maintain one semester and a GPA of 2.5.

In addition, students must:

  • declare a major in AAS engineering machining technology
  • be a resident of New Mexico
  • File a Free Federal Student Aid Application (FAFSA) or a Dreamers Financial Aid application.

The Gene Haas scholarship can be combined with other scholarships such as the Opportunity scholarship and the Lottery scholarship.

For more information and links to the applications, visit aid/. For more information on this and other scholarships, email or call 505.428.1268.

It is not too late to register for the courses of the program. The Evening / Online Machining Cohort begins in Spring 2022 and consists of the following course sequence: ENGR 121 – Engineering Graphics, MATT 113 – Manufacture Safety and Measure, MATT 114 – Introduction to Lathes, MATT 115 – Introduction to Mills and MATT 116 – Introduction to Supporting Machine Tools and Principles.

Learn more about the program here. The Associate of Applied Sciences in Machining Technology Engineering requires 41 credits of technical education and 21 credits of general education courses.

Spring semester classes start on January 18. Students, employees and those who will be on campus in the spring of 2022 must be vaccinated against Covid-19.

The college has developed a detailed enrollment guide at / register and register /. All students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor. Remote or in-person appointments can be made by emailing or calling 505.428.1275.

Questions about the program? Contact either faculty member Miguel Maestas ( or 505.428.1315) or Steve Converse ( or 505.428.1232.)

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