Scholarships in Computer Engineering

Meridith Thoms Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved colleges and universities, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Lydia I. Pickup Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a woman, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and attend an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved colleges and universities, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution. Award is for education to advance applicant's career in engineering or computer science.

Bechtel Corporation Scholarship

Award: $3,050, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have be a woman, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be an SWE member. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved colleges and universities, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Microsoft Women's Technical Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a full-time student with a demonstrated interest in computer science and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must complete a salaried summer internship of at least 12 weeks at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Wash. Letter of recommendation, essay, resume, and transcripts required.

Microsoft Minority Technical Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a member of a group that is underrepresented in the software field, such as African-American, Hispanic, or Native American. Applicant must be a full-time student with a demonstrated interest in computer science and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must complete a salaried summer internship of at least 12 weeks at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Wash. Letter of recommendation, essay, resume, and transcripts required.

Kunis Scholarship for Computing Excellence

Award: $4,400, Deadline: February 1

Computer Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

American Electric Power (AEP) Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be majoring in an area of computer science, engineering, or technology. Financial need required. Awarded by area companies each spring by the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science.

Donald DiFranco Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have an interest in becoming a technical engineer.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

HSF/Hewlett Packard Diversity in Education Scholarship Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an underrepresented minority (African American, Latino, or American Indian) student who is looking to pursue a bachelor of science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering at an HP scholarship university.

Google Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent who is a junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student studying full-time in the United States or Puerto Rico pursuing a degree in computer science or computer engineering in the upcoming academic year. Financial need is required. Selected recipients will be invited to an all-expenses paid trip to the Google Headquarters located in California for the upcoming spring.

HSF/HSBC-North America Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must be a current undergraduate sophomore or a current community college student who is planning on transferring to a four-year college or university; thus having junior status in the upcoming academic school year. Resume and FAFSA are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Wells Fargo Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a current sophomore enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States; selected recipient must be enrolled as a junior during the award year. FAFSA is required. Program will be open as of fall 2009.

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a disability who is entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or is enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States or Canada. Applicant must be enrolled in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

The New American Scholarship and Internship Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a Latino student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university who is seeking a degree in business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. Selection based up on academic performance, essay responses, extra-curricular/interests/community service, demonstrated leadership, communication/interpersonal skills, and work experience. Program provides a combination of scholarship assistance and a possible structured, multi-year internship for Latino college students. The internships are designed to work with major corporations, and at the same time, provide students with a pathway to high-level careers in the private sector.

Arlindo Jorge Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Preference given to applicants showing an interest in taking courses in Portuguese language, literature, and culture.

SAME Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 18

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student who is pursuing (or intending to pursue) a degree in an engineering field or related technical sciences, including architecture, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or earth sciences.

Ray Greenly Scholarship Program

Award: $25,000, Deadline: May 17

Applicant must be U.S. citizen and college student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a chosen major relevant to digital retail. Headshot photograph for promotional purposes, two essays, letter of recommendation, and a case study project are required.

Generation Google Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female). Must intend to or be currently enrolled full-time at a university majoring in computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, or a related program. Must demonstrate leadership and commitment to computer science and technology through involvement with the community. Resume, transcripts, four essay responses, and two letters of reference required.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an incoming or current female undergraduate or graduate student who is majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field. Must maintain a strong academic record and exemplify leadership and passion for increasing involvement of women in computer science. Resume, academic transcripts, two letters of reference, and four essays required.

Google SVA Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 27

Applicant must be a currently enrolled full-time veteran or active duty undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in computer engineering or computer science. Resume, copy of current transcripts, two letters of reference, three essays, and DD 214 or Active Duty orders and Memorandum of Understanding from commanding officer required.

Flosum Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be an outstanding college student enrolled in an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. studying salesforce release management or application lifecycle management with a demonstrated interest in salesforce. Minimum 3.5 GPA, cover letter, and 1,000-word essay required.

University Scholarship and Research Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate or graduate students who are Michigan residents and U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must enroll in a degree program in information systems, business applications, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or information security.

GET-IT Student Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be high school seniors, Michigan residents and U.S. citizens who are involved in the GET-IT program and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is more information about starting a GET-IT program at your school on the MCWTF website. Students must enroll in a degree program in information systems, business applications, computer science, instructional technology, health technology, computer engineering, software engineering, information security, graphics design, or music technology.

Laptop/Printer Grant

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be Michigan residents who are pursuing degrees in information systems, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or information security and need a laptop to achieve their goals. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection criteria include GPA, essay, technology-related activities, letters of recommendation, community service and completeness of application.

Honeywell International Inc. Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be female U.S. citizens. They must be rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors and must plan to major in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, architectural engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial engineering or materials science and engineering. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Rockwell Automation Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be sophomores who are majoring in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering technology, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering or software engineering. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale and must demonstrate leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited degree program in computer science, chemical engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering or industrial engineering. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.