Scholarships in Engineering

Pennsylvania Engineering Foundation Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be Pennsylvania residents who are incoming undergraduate freshmen at a Pennsylvania college or university that has an ABET-accredited engineering program. They must have plans to study engineering, have a GPA of 3.6 or higher and have an SAT Math score of 700 or higher and an SAT Verbal score of 600 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

SHPE Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). They must be current undergraduates or entering graduate students who are pursuing degrees in engineering, science or a construction-related discipline. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in studies related to vacuum coating technology at an accredited technical, vocational, two-year, undergraduate or graduate program. Preference is given to those majoring in engineering, physics, materials science or other fields related to vacuum coating. Selection is based on the applicant's field of study, academic achievement, personal qualities and financial need.

Melvin R. Green Scholarships

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must have outstanding character and integrity, be ASME student members, be enrolled in an eligible accredited mechanical engineering baccalaureate program, be college sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students and have strong academic performance. Selection is based on scholastic ability, leadership, financial need and potential contribution to mechanical engineering profession.

Mikkelson Foundation Student Scholarship Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 14

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors at a Colorado high school and must have plans to study engineering, mathematics or science at an accredited four-year postsecondary institution. They must be enrolled in college beginning in the fall of the application year, have an unweighted GPA of 3.7 or higher and have a composite ACT score of 28 or higher or a cumulative SAT score of 1200 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Olive Lynn Salembier Memorial Reentry Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be females who have been out of the engineering work force and out of school for a minimum of two years prior to reentry. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale except for first year reentry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

SWE Past Presidents Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be graduate students or undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering degree program and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Vernon T. Swain, P.E./Robert E. Chute, P.E. Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicants must be Maine residents who are graduating high school seniors. They must have plans to enroll in an ABETEAC-accredited degree program in engineering and to pursue a career in engineering. Applicants have to have applied to at least one school that offers engineering degrees. These are the minimum acceptable standardized test scores: SAT Math 600, SAT Writing 500, SAT Critical Reading 500, ACT Math 29, ACT English 25, PAA Quantitative 750 and PAA Verbal 640. Selection is based on standardized test scores, GPA, personal essay, recommendations, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Kathryn D. Sullivan Earth and Marine Science Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 23

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be either full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited consortium member institution or a successful applicant for full time admission to a Masters or Doctorate program in an accredited consortium member institution. Selection is based on recommendation letters, academic merit, faculty sponsorship and stated academic goals and interests in science, technology and engineering.

Dr. Ivy M. Parker Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be be full-time students who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering program. They must be rising juniors or seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants cannot be currently receiving another scholarship awarded by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and they cannot be receiving full funding from another source (such as an employee reimbursement program or the U.S. military). Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Michigan Engineering Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 3

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Michigan and high school seniors. They must be accepted at an ABET-accredited college or university in Michigan and must have plans to pursue a degree in engineering. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher for both the 10th and 11th grade years and a minimum composite ACT score of 26 or higher. Selection is based on GPA, ACT score, personal essay, extracurricular activities, any college-level coursework completed and honors received.

Lockheed Martin Corporation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicants must be undergraduate students who are majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering and electrical engineering. Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

STEM Scholarship Program

Award: $500, Deadline: January 1

Applicants must be full-time students in a college, university or vocational school program pursuing a degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related field. Students will submit a 500-1,500 word essay on one of the following: how technology affects the future, how electricity has changed the world or how technology has impacted your life.

Lillian Moller Gilbreth Memorial Scholarship

Award: $14,500, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering degree program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants cannot be receiving full academic funding from another source, and they cannot be receiving another renewable SWE scholarship at the time of award disbursement. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Garland Duncan Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be ASME student members, be enrolled in an eligible accredited mechanical engineering baccalaureate program, have strong academic performance and be college sophomores, juniors or seniors. Selection is based on character, integrity, leadership, scholastic ability, potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession and financial need.

John and Elsa Gracik Scholarships

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be ASME student members, enrolled in an eligible accredited mechanical engineering baccalaureate program and be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on scholastic ability, financial need, character, leadership and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Frank G. Brewer Civil Air Patrol Memorial Aerospace Award

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Four categories of this award are available each with different eligibility criteria. Category 1 requires applicants to have earned the Billy Mitchel Award. Category 2 requires applicants to have earned the Yeager Award. Category 3 requires applicants to have made noteworthy aerospace achievement over a continuous period of up to 10 years. Category 4 is for aerospace contributors who have performed a noteworthy aerospace achievement or made significant contributions to the aerospace field for over 20 years.

GEM MS Engineering Fellowship Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 15

Applicants must be college seniors or graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science and be members of one of the following minority groups: African American, Native American or Latino or other Hispanic American. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and agree to intern for two summers with a GEM employer.

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: October 31

Students must be seniors at the time of application, be U.S. citizens, have a 3.0 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 25 or a minimum SAT score of 1200 and demonstrate leadership skills. Applicants must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

B.J. Harrod Scholarships

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 15

Applicants may major in any type of engineering at an accredited institution of higher learning. They must be freshmen and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 17

Applicants may major in any type of engineering. They must be U.S. citizens and must be college sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Memorial Scholarships

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 15

Applicants must be females who are enrolled in their freshman year at an accredited engineering or computer science program. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Davidson Fellows Scholarships

Award: $50,000, Deadline: February 12

Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.

Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship Award

Award: -, Deadline: October 28

Applicants must be college seniors planning to pursue or graduate students currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the applied physical and engineering sciences or modern biology which applies the physical sciences. Successful applicants must attend one of the foundation's approved schools. The award is based on merit, creativity and potential for research.

Mary Gunther Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be female rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors who intend to major in engineering at an ABET-accredited school. They must be full-time students who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Preference will be given to students majoring in architectural engineering or environmental engineering. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

SMART Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, 18 or older, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be able to participate in summer internships at the Department of Defense (DoD) and be willing to accept post-graduate work at the DoD. The award includes payment of full tuition, a stipend, a book allowance and room and board.

AWAF Scholarships

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 22

Applicants must be female residents of California or attend a California school and must be enrolled in one of the following majors: architecture, landscape architecture, urban and/or land planning, interior design or environmental design. Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date. The award is based on grades, personal statement, financial need, recommendations and submitted materials.

The Boeing Company STEM Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 16

Applicants must be a junior or senior enrolled at an ICW member institution at the time of the award and be involved with community service. A GPA of 3.25 is required and applicants must be majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, a health care field or be preparing to teach in a STEM field.

Chuck Reville, K3FT Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be licensed amateur radio enthusiasts who are enrolled full-time in a bachelor's degree program in engineering or physical science. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Award: $44,000, Deadline: November 4

Applicants must be full-time students who have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study and be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or permanent residents. The fields of study are interdisciplinary, computer and information science and engineering, mathematical sciences, geosciences, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy and engineering.