Category Archives: Engineering Scholarships

Future Engineers Scholarship Contest

Full-time engineering students who are in their sophomore and junior years by 2010 and have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average may join the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest.

The Future Engineers Scholarship Contest is provided by Kelly Engineering Resources and they give away one scholarship they award $5,000 scholarship money which can be used by the winning scholar toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board during the 2010 calendar year.

To join, write an essay about what do you believe will be the most important engineering advance in the next 25 years. You should describe why and be able to detail what you believe will be the resulting benefit to civilization.

The essay must be written or typed in this form and must be between 800 and 1200 words. Aside from the essay, participants should also complete the Candidate Background Information Form and submit two letters of recommendation from either two field-related faculty members from a college or university attended or one faculty member and an individual who has supervised his or her work in a field-related facility.

The last day of submission is on October 15, 2009. For the complete information about the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest, please visit the scholarship page of Kelly Engineering Resources.

Scholarship For Industrial Engineering And Technology

Students who are pursuing a degree in mining and mineral engineering or industrial engineering, occupational safety and other related health technology/technician courses are encouraged to apply in Erma Byrd Scholarship Program.

This scholarship program is especially created to assist students taking up the above undergraduate courses in order for them to increase or improve their fundamental skills level and the advanced skills level in the field of industrial health and safety occupations, including mine safety.

Aside from the stated required courses, the applicants for Erma Byrd Scholarship Program should be able to complete their associate’s, bachelors, or graduate degree at any accredited U.S. institution of higher education within two years.

The beauty of this program is its service obligation component that requires scholars to be employed in a career position directly related to industrial health and safety, including mine safety, for a period of one year upon completion of the degree program.

The application for Erma Byrd Scholarship Program started last July 1, 2009 and will soon end on July 31, 2009. To know more about this scholarship and to download the application form, please proceed to this link. You may also contact Lauren Kennedy at (202) 502-7630

Engineering Scholarship For Tennessee Technological University & University of Pittsburgh

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers or ASHRAE  is offering scholarships for engineering students of Tennessee Technological University and University of Pittsburgh.

ASHRAE will award one scholarship for engineering student of Tennessee Technological University under the Donald E. Nichols Scholarship Program and another one scholarship for University of Pittsburgh under the J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship. Both scholarships are valued at $3,000 which can be renewed by the scholars for the following year.

Qualified engineering students are those with cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and belong to the top 30% of their class. It is also a must that the applicant is currently enrolled in an ABET-accredited bachelor degree program.

Applicants are also required to submit their official transcript of college grades, a letter of recommendation and an evaluation form from three references that should include their professor or faculty advisor. To download the application form, please proceed to this link. Just remember that the application form together with all the requirements must be submitted on or before December 1.

Engineering Technology Scholarships

Students who are taking up engineering programs (bachelor’s degree or associate program) may apply to the so-called Engineering Technology Scholarships sponsored by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. This scholarship program awards a one $3,000 Bachelor Engineering Technology Scholarship and two $3,000 Associate Engineering Technology Scholarships.

Qualified students are those with cumulative Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 or those with highest class ranking of no less than the top 30% evidenced by an official transcript of grades or certification from their school administrator.

And since this scholarship is sponsored by ASHRAE, it is very necessary that the course of study of the applicant is adapted or in-line with the preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession and is accredited by any of the following: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) or an agency outside the USA that has a signed Memorandum of Understanding with ABET or is a signatory of The Dublin or Sydney Accord.

Deadline of application for this year is on May 1. To obtain the scholarship application form, please proceed to this link.

Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma & Mexico Engineering And Architecture Scholarships

Engineering and Architecture students who are studying in accredited college within the geographic boundaries of Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico may apply for the so-called ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship.

This scholarship awards a one-year $3,000 scholarship fund to a qualified undergraduate engineering or architecture students from the said region.  The scholars use the scholarship beginning the fall semester and he or she may renew the scholarship for the following year if he or she can meet the eligibility criteria.

Qualified Engineering and Architecture students are those with cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (where 4.0 is the highest) or have a class standing of no less than the top 30%  as stated in the student’s Official Transcript or based on certification of the student’s school administrator.

Applicants are also required to submit three letters of recommendation from a faculty professor, a current or past employer or any other significant individual who can provide character reference to the applicant.  Completed application and necessary attachments should be mail at Lois Benedict – Scholarship Administrator, ASHRAE, Inc., 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329. Deadline of application is on May 1, 2009.

To obtain the application form, please click here.

$1000 Scholarship Program For Occupational Safety Engineering Student

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation just announced a new scholarship under the name of Patrick J. Conroy, a distinct fellow who is known for his professional volunteer activities and efforts to encourage professional development in the field of safety and health.

The application for Patrick J. Conroy Scholarship Program is currently open. This scholarship program awards $1000 scholarship money for deserving student who is pursuing a degree in Occupational Safety Engineering.  Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply for Patrick J. Conroy Scholarship Program.

The scholarship winner will be announced on April 2009. To know more about the Patrick J. Conroy Scholarship Program, please proceed to the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation website. or download the 2009 scholarship application here.

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application Is Until January 16!

The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program is currently accepting scholarship application. This scholarship program is designed for students pursuing aeronautical engineering and other related fields such as Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics.

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students because it awards $15,000 -$35,000 scholarship money ($15,000 for undergraduate and $35,000 for graduate students) for each school year that can be used to pay for tuition fees and other educational related expenses.

Aside from the $15,000 – $35,000 scholarship money, undergraduate scholars are also eligible for $10,000 summer internship at a NASA Research Center while graduate scholars are privileged for $10,000 summer internship.

Applicants must be citizens of United States but race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or age are not considered in selecting the scholars. The selection of scholars is basically based on merit and extra-curricular involvement.  To start the application process, please register here. For more information on the Undergraduate Application Instructions please visit this page. Graduate applicants may read the Graduate Application Instructions through this link. Just be reminded that applications will close on January 16, 2009.

Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program For Minorities

The Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program is open to sophomore students who are taking up engineering degree or Geology, Geophysics, Accounting, Marketing, Energy Management or Petroleum Land Management or Transportation & Logistics. Applicants must be US Citizens who come from Hispanic American, African American , Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage.

This scholarship offered up to $10,000 per year or a maximum of $20,000 scholarship money for scholars who will be selected for two academic years. Aside from the scholarship money, the Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program also provides its scholars an opportunity to be included in a paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as their professional mentor.

The student applicant must have at least 3.00 cumulative grade point average and he or she must apply for federal financial aid. For this year, the deadline of application is on November 1, 2008. For more details on how to apply, you can download the scholarship catalog.

Get Up To $29,000 College Fund At Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships

This is true! The Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship  which is under the Office of Education of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  can award up to $29,000 scholarship money each for deserving 100 students who are majoring in programs such as oceanic, environmental, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including, geography, physics and hydrology.

The scholarship can be also applied by students under teacher education program that support NOAA’s programs and mission. To be eligible to apply for Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, applicants must be United States citizens and enrolled as a full-time third year student for four-year program or a 4th year student for the five year-program in any accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. The applicants must also have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Applications are now being accepted with the deadline of February 8, 2008. For more details about the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, you may visit the NOAA Office of Education or you may read the Scholarship FAQ here. Online application can be found in this link.

Scholarship Opportunities For Aeronautics-Related Studies

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation has a scholarship program that aims to financially assist the students taking up science or engineering programs that are related to AIAA’s aerospace mission. The AIAA provides 30 scholarships in the amount of $2000 – $2,500 college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year.

The AIAA scholarship is open to students of any nationality who are full-time students in any accredited university within the United States. The criteria for scholarship selection are based on the academic performance, career goals and recommendations of the applicant. There is also a required minimum GPA which is set at 3.3.

Should the scholars maintain the eligibility requirement of the program, they still need to reapply each year for their scholarship to be renewed. The applicants can apply online and must submit all the required documents and recommendations by January 31 of each year. For more information about the AIAA scholarship program, please click here.