ZEISS Academic Program

Metrology is an Essential Part of Manufacturing and Engineering Education

ZEISS can help your institution create an engaging metrology program to prepare students for the precision measurement now needed in manufacturing. Our program goes beyond the theoretical by offering hands-on instruction with cutting-edge inspection instruments. Students get to use ZEISS CMMs and other ZEISS metrology equipment to better understand GD&T concepts, become better machinists, and importantly, gain the necessary knowledge and experience for industry success as highly skilled trade professionals. Beginning in 2015, the program now supports more than 200+ colleges and universities across the country, involving over 28,000 students, and participates in more than 40 collegiate and academic events each year. It supports the needs of both the student and the institution with a single academic solution with ZEISS metrology equipment and free software training, service and application support, student learning material, and online tools.

Win a $1,000 Scholarship

and Free CMM Calibration for Your Institution

You can win! Simply answer the question: How has ZEISS metrology improved your education and future employment opportunities? Share your experience for a chance to win one of five (5) scholarships.
We’re awarding $1,000 scholarships. Five students who create a video that best answers that question will win a scholarship from ZEISS. You have until December 15, 2023, to submit your video. Based on previous participation, we are expecting around 40 submissions, so your chances of winning are very good.
It’s easy to do. If you’re currently enrolled in a program that uses ZEISS metrology equipment, you can participate in the contest (see complete rules and regulations). Just submit a simple, yet creative 1 to 2-minute video describing how the use of ZEISS metrology in your institution’s metrology, machining or engineering program has helped you!
And there’s more! The institution with the student whose video, judged to be the best, will win a calibration for their ZEISS CMM. That student will also win an additional $500.
For details, download the flyer with all the video-production guidelines and the complete rules and regulations: Academic Scholarship Flyer and Rules and Regulations.

Academic Program or Scholarship Questions
If you have any questions about the ZEISS Academic Program or the scholarship contest, please use the form below or contact Joe Zofchak, Academic Program Manager (joe .zofchak @zeiss .com) or Christian Shinners, Academic Program Specialist at (christian .shinners @zeiss .com). Thank you for your interest in metrology education.