Category: Material Advantage Blog

How to Stay Productive During COVID-19

It’s no surprise that COVID-19 is impacting personal and professional lives around the world. With most internships and university classes being held remotely, students are finding new ways to learn and grow professionally while practicing social distancing. With stay-at-home orders

Submit your 2019-2020 Chapter Annual Reports

Be sure to submit your Material Advantage Chapter’s Annual Report by 1 June 2020! The Annual Report allows your chapter to stay active with the Material Advantage program, giving you access to chapter travel grants, rebates and competitions. This document

2020 Material Advantage CVD event cancelled

Dear 2020 Material Advantage CVD Registrants, Based upon several factors: recent events regarding COVID-19, the Washington DC Mayor’s declaration of both a state of emergency and a public health emergency on March 11, in addition to a growing number of

Announcing the 2020 Recruit a Member Challenge

Recruit a NEW Material Advantage member during the month of February and you both could win! Material Advantage is conducting a membership drive during the month of February 2020. We are encouraging our student members to recruit new students. This

2020 Material Advantage Congressional Visits Day

Announcing the 2020 Material Advantage CVD! Let your voice be heard on April 20 – 21, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Congressional Visits Day (CVD) gives US-based Material Advantage Student Members an exciting opportunity to visit with legislators and congressional staff

Fall 2019 Membership Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the Fall 2019 Membership Challenge Winners! Most Students Recruited ($1000 prize) – Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (300% growth) Most Creative Recruitment Strategies ($500 prize) – Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) (87% growth) The Fall Membership Challenge

Congratulations to the 2019 Material Advantage Student Contest Winners from MS&T!

Material Advantage 2019 Fall Membership Challenge

Recruit New Students for the Material Advantage Fall Membership Challenge and WIN BIG! This is your chance to get your classmates involved! Material Advantage Chapters are challenged to recruit as many new members as you can from 9 September 2019 through 14

Undergraduate Opportunities at MS&T19

TODAY is the day! Be sure to submit your undergraduate student poster abstracts – and the speaking competition forms by the end of the day, today! Go to to enter!

Congressional Visits Day 2019 Recap

The Material Advantage Student Program’s Congressional Visits Day (CVD) was held on April 1 and 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C. The CVD is an annual event that gives students an opportunity to visit Washington to educate Congressional decision makers about