Scholarships in Engineering, Construction

Bechtel Undergraduate Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a college junior who is interested in pursuing a corporate career in a construction-related engineering discipline. Award also includes an internship and mentoring opportunities. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

James L. Allhands Essay Competition

Award: -, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a full-time student who has attained a four- or five-year senior-level standing in a four-year ABET or ACCE-accredited (or candidate status) university construction or construction-related engineering program. Essay responding to a specific question each year is required.

RIT/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be enrolled in a engineering technology or engineering program. Selection is based upon academic record and leadership abilities.

Francis M. Dowd Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be the son or daughter of a permanent Raytheon employee, who has been accepted to the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus as a full-time student in engineering, physical sciences or mathematics. Selection based on academic promise and financial need.

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.

Jere W. Thompson, Jr. Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a sophomore enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a B.S. in civil engineering or construction engineering at a public or private college or university in Texas. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Riverside Construction Company Harmon/Lounsbury Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a college or university as a full-time student and major in engineering (priority will be given to construction or civil engineering). Minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, and community/school involvement must be demonstrated.

The Riverside Construction Company Harmon/Lounsbury Scholarship Fund (First-Year College Students)

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 2

Applicant must be a first-year college student enrolled at California Polytechnic University - Pomona, California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo, California State University - Long Beach, or California Baptist University. Applicant must be majoring in engineering; priority will be given to construction or civil engineering majors. Minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, and community/school involvement are required to be demonstrated.

Warren 'Ed' Brown Scholarship Fund

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a Ukiah High School senior who would like to pursue a career in mathematics or engineering. Minimum 3.5 and financial need are required.

Sidney and Katherine Friend Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a first-year student at Polytechnic University who is majoring in engineering. Minimum 2.8 GPA required.

Richard Heckert Fellow

Award: $5,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a student who is majoring in an engineering discipline. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a first- or second-year student who is majoring in an engineering discipline. Minimum 2.8 GPA required.

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.

Darooge Family Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a high school senior residing in Kent County, MI, who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in a construction-related field of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or trade school in Michigan. Financial need is required.