September 5, 2013
The Ford Motor Co. Fund has granted $120,000 to the SME Education Foundation, Dearborn, Mich., to support the Ford Blue Oval Scholars Operation Better World – Detroit program and the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ).
This year, through the Blue Oval Scholars program, the company awarded $250, $1,000, and $5,000 scholarships to more than 140 graduating seniors from 10 Detroit-area high schools. The grant also provides funding to students who enrolled in the MEZ, the University of Michigan College of Engineering's high school student support program. The MEZ is designed to prepare students to compete in a global economy with an advanced manufacturing education.