Scholarships in Engineering

Thomas M. Hunter Endowed Scholars Award

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon admissions application.

James A.

Award: $7,000, Deadline: December 31

James Roy Carter Jr. Endowed Presidential Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident. Preference is given to residents of Chester, Lancaster, or York counties.

Richard Cecil Hicks Educational Fund Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a man, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need.

V.B. Higgins Engineering Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Reid-Baskin Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Newberry or York counties, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Marion Killian Arthur Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Financial need is considered.

George Swygert (Class of 1898) and Wilfred P. Tiencken (Class of 1929) Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,400, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

S.J. Cerny Engineering Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an Oklahoma resident, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a full-time student. Preference is given to petroleum and geological engineering majors.

Air Force ROTC College Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, meet medical and physical qualifications, and be eligible for commissioning prior to age 27. High school applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, rank in the top two-fifths of class, and have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 (combined SAT I score of 1100).

Alex R. Cummings Bursary

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.6 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need and academic merit. Award is in Canadian dollars.

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows

Award: $450, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be enrolled in a college or university in the natural, physical, health, engineering, computer, social sciences or mathematics fields.

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15; March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Funds may used to support scientific investigation in any field.

Raymond Davis Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Grant is made for academic study or research in the theory or practice of image science. Applicant must be a full-time student who has completed or will complete two academic years of college before the term of the scholarship.

William E. Weisel Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is enrolled in an engineering or technology program in the United States or Canada, with a minimum of 30 college credit hours already completed. Preference will be given to a student seeking a career in robotics or automated systems used in manufacturing. Consideration will be given to students who intend to apply their knowledge in the sub-specialty of medical robotics.

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a woman and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. 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.

Anne Maureen Whitney Barrow Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a woman and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. 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.

SEMA Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or post-secondary vocational/technical program in the United States. Applicant must have completed half of their total curriculum requirements/classroom hours by the application deadline in a field leading to a career in the automotive aftermarket or related field. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Recipient must remain a full-time student for their first full semester, quarter, or term following receipt of the award.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican. Applicant must have completed no more than 30 semester/45 quarter hours of graduate work in fields eligible for support.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $35,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must have completed a Ph.D. or Sc.D. within seven years, be a U.S. citizen or national, and be an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican-American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Graduate Research Program for Women/Cooperative Research Fellowship/Ph.D. Fellowship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is black, Hispanic, Native American, female Asian/Pacific Islander or female Caucasian. Selection is based upon scholastic aptitude, academic performance, class rank, leadership, motivation, and ability. Ph.D. program is by invitation only.

David J. Fitzmaurice Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an IUE-CWA member who will enroll full-time at an accredited post-secondary institution in an engineering program.

CIBA/GEIGY Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Washing County.

Hicks Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 20

Applicant must be an undergraduate student who is a resident of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Mary Caroline and Robert Oliver Carmichael Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Scott David Dean Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,600, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Fuji Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and be a graduate of a Greenwood County, SC high school.

Ben H. Gardner Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Howard Eugene Hord Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Sherwood E. Liles Engineering Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.