Scholarships in Mechanical Engineering

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is eligible to pursue graduate study at a participating NPSC-member university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, application, transcripts, GRE general exam scores, and three to five letters of recommendation required.

William Webb Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing a major in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering, mechanical engineering, or systems engineering. Minimum 3.2 GPA and minimum SAT critical reading score of 590, math score of 690, and writing score of 600 (composite ACT score of 30) required.

The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.

Lyle Mamer Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in any phase of the utility industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to electrical energy. These fields include communications, education, electrical engineering, electric utilities, extension work, housing and home furnishings, journalism, manufacturers of electrical household equipment, marketing, radio, research, and television.

Ronald E. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: October 31

A demonstrated interest in iron and steel industry is required. Essay, NAFTA, three letters of recommendation, transcript, and resume to be submitted with application.

RMCMI Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and be a resident of one of the RMCMI member states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming.

Quarterly Travel Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 6

Applicant must upload a scientific poster related to force measurement and testing. Selection based upon quality, contribution, and innovation of poster. Award is to defray costs of attendance for scientific conferences.

Nancy Lorraine Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a woman between the ages of 17 and 35, a U.S. citizen, and a current member, or daughter or granddaughter of a current of Sons of Norway member (membership must be for a minimum of three years). Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who has completed at least one term (quarter or semester) of her studies after being accepted as a major either in chemistry, physics or chemical, electrical, or mechanical engineering. Selection is based upon long-term career goals and clarity of student plan, academic potential and evidence of ability to succeed, and letters of recommendation giving specific evidence of good character, eagerness, and earnestness, and ambition in the field of science and engineering. Application, essay, grade transcript, and three letters of recommendation are required.

Dorothy Lemke Howarth Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

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

Men's Auxiliary of the SWE (MASWE) Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

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

Ivy Parker Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

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

Olive Lynn Salembier Reentry Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a woman who has been out of the engineering job market for a minimum of two years. 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. Scholarship is to aid in obtaining the credentials necessary to re-enter the job market as an engineer.

TRW Scholarship

Award: $2,125, Deadline: February 1

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

Texaco Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

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

General Motors Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate leadership with a position of responsibility in a student organization, and have a career interest in the automotive industry and/or manufacturing environment. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved institution, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Eastman Kodak Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child of an Eastman Kodak employee, be a U.S. citizen, rank in top quarter of class, and be a National Merit scholar. Selection is based upon academic excellence without regard to financial need.

Clemson/Sonoco Scholars

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Employees of Duke Power Scholars Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Preference is given in the following order to applicants majoring in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, accounting, and computer science.

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.

Chevron Corp. Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an SWE student member, a woman, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and be enrolled 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.

Inamori School of Engineering Competition

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon campus exam competition for high school juniors.

Cryovac Endowed Engineering Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Cryovac Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

H. Buford Goff Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman, 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.

Alcoa Mechanical Engineering Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a competitive class rank and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

Mechanical Engineering Fund Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Two letters of recommendation required.

International Gas Turbine Institute Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a competitive class rank. Two letters of recommendation required.

Harrington Excellence Award

Award: $600, Deadline: April 15; November 15

Two letters of recommendation required.

Chevron Mechanical Engineering Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21) and two letters of recommendation.