SAE Scholarships

Who: Multiple awards for multiple recipients.

What: The Society for Aerospace Engineers has multiple scholarships by year and subfield, so we’ve provided a link to the main page.

What You Need: Requirements vary by scholarship.

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship $5,000/year, Due Date March 15

Who: High school students and those already in college can apply.

What: Named after broadcast journalist Don Mozley, this SAE scholarship is competitive and broadly reaches engineering students.

What You Need:

S. Resident
Freshman through senior at an ABET accredited program college or university
GPA of 3.5 or better, SAT/ACT scores above 1220 for SAT and/or 27 for ACT
Demonstrated financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form
One letter of recommendation

Han P. Loewen/ANS Scholarship $1,000-$4,000/year, Deadline February 1 or April 1, depending on applicant

Who: High school students, college students, graduate students.

What: The American Nuclear Society offers many different awards based on student year and field.

What You Need:

Studying nuclear science or nuclear engineering subfield
Must be sponsored by a faculty advisor of an ANS Student Section or an individual ANS member
US. and non-U.S. residents may apply if they are enrolled in and attending an accredited institution in the United States with an established ANS Student Section or Alpha Nu Sigma chapter
You must write an essay on leadership qualities
Other criteria such as GPA, scores, and rank are important but not specified

Paul H. Robbins/NPSE Scholarship up to $10,000, Due Date March 1

Who: College Juniors.

What: Major scholarship from the National Society of Professional Engineers (NPSE). A good one for your scholarship search.

What You Need:

Must be an NSPE Member/Student Member who is enrolled in a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program
Entering the junior year of the program
A U.S. citizen
Grade point average
Internship/co-op experience and involvement in other activities
Two faculty recommendation(s)
Honors/scholarships/awards beginning in high school senior year
A 500-word (maximum) essay on your “Engineering Career Goals & Aspirations to Achieve Them”
A completed application form with the NSPE Student Member number
A transcript
A resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities
Recommendations from two faculty members who have taught the applicant

Arsham Amirikian Engineering Scholarship $2500, Due Date February 15

Who: Undergraduates.

What: A civil engineering and welding scholarship in honor of Dr. Amirikian.

What You Need:

United States citizen, 18 years old
GPA 3.0
Demonstrated financial need

ASHRAE Scholarships up to $10,000, Due Date May 1

Who: Varies.

What: The American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers offers scholarships for HVAC and other STEM fields. You will probably see this in your scholarship search.

What you need:

Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE and listed for each scholarship. [Note: enrollment in an architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) at a school in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia is accepted for Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship]
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class ranking of no less than 30% evidenced by submission of an official transcript of grades and/or statement from a school administrator
Three letters of recommendation, including one from an instructor or faculty advisor, a current or past employer, and another character reference. In the case of institutions with an ASHRAE student branch, a letter from the faculty advisor of that branch may be one of the three letters of recommendation.
Evaluation Form completed and submitted by the Student Activities Chair or another officer of the nearest ASHRAE chapter following an interview with the applicant
Potential service to the HVAC&R profession
Financial need
Leadership ability (activities, leadership roles, community service, etc.)
Work ethics (summer jobs, part-time jobs, etc.)

The Steinman Scholarship $5,000, Due Date March 1

Who: College Juniors.

What: A very good engineering scholarship given to two juniors each year. One of the easiest to apply to in the scholarship search.

What You Need:

A 500-word (maximum) essay on “The Importance of Ethics in the Practice of Engineering”
Faculty recommendations
Are currently enrolled in good standing in a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program
A resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities

Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Scholarship $3,000, Due Date February 10

Who: College juniors and seniors.

What: This scholarship is focused on civil engineering, particularly bridge design and construction.

What You Need:

Be a student member of the American Society of Civil Engineers in good standing
Written statement on bridge design
Faculty recommendations
Financial statement and budget

John Lenard Civil Engineering Scholarship $2,000, Due Date February 10

Who: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior college students.

What: Focuses on water engineering or environmental engineering.

What You Need:

Personal statement
Demonstrated financial need
Plans for your education
An essay on how civil engineering can improve the environment

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation $10,000

Who: Undergraduate sophomores and above from the schools listed below, which does limit the scholarship search for some.

What: A major engineering scholarship that is limited to students who go to one of the following schools:

Brown University
Clemson University,
Florida Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvey Mudd College
Louisiana State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miami University of Ohio
North Carolina State University
North Dakota State University
Ohio State University
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
Tufts University
University of Arizona
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of Colorado
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Oklahoma
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin
Washington University in St. Louis

What You Need:

Must be majoring in engineering, natural or applied sciences, or math, and intend to do research or get an advanced degree after graduation
Have done lab work
Excellent grades
Must be recommended by faculty

ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship $5,000, Due Date Varies

Who: College juniors and above.

What: Engineering scholarship focused on automation, fluid control, and fluid power.

What You Need: Application. Some of the procedures change from year-to-year.

Robert B. B. and Josephine N. Moorman Scholarship $2,000, Due Date February 10

Who:College sophomores and above.

What: Another college scholarship focused on civil engineering.

What You Need:

Letter of Recommendation
A personal essay of 500 words about why you want to become a civil engineer and your long-term goal

Lawrence W. and Francis W. Cox Scholarship Amount Varies, Due Date February 10

Who: College sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

What: Another civil engineering scholarship.

What You Need:

Recommendation letters (2)
a personal essay which shall be no more than 500 words and shall highlight why the applicant wishes to become a civil engineer, specific ASCE Student Chapter involvement, and long-term goals and plans

Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship $5,000

Who: They select you. High school students.

What: A very prestigious scholarship from the Ford Foundation.

What You Need:

You should be a past or present student of a Ford Next Generation Learning Community, or a past or present student of an after school, weekend, summer or college or Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies program
GPA of 3.0 or above
90th percentile in either SAT or ACT

Professional Engineers in Industry Scholarship Application Awards and Deadlines Vary, Similar to SAE

Who: Varies.

What: You must be sponsored by a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, and preference will be given to children, relatives, and dependents of NSPE members.

What You Need: Varies by scholarship.

TaTau Beta Pi Scholarship $1,000, Due Date January 15

Who: High school seniors.

What: From the honor society of engineers.

What You Need:

U.S. Resident
3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required)
Rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores
Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program

William R. Kimel, P.E., Engineering Scholarship Up to $10,000, Due Date March 1

Who: College juniors in Kansas or Missouri.

What: Narrowly focused, but generous scholarship.

What You Need:

A completed application
A transcript
A resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities
Recommendations from two faculty members who have taught the applicant
A 500-word (maximum) essay on “My Engineering Career Goals & Aspirations to Achieve Them“

Proton OnSite Scholarship $25,000-$100,000

Who: High school seniors.

What: This is a very big scholarship focusing on high tech and funded in part by Silicon Valley.

What You Need:

A multi-page essay
Letters of recommendation
Make a 5 – 10-minute video telling what you hope to accomplish in the next ten years in that will evolve science and technology in the United States

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence $5,500, Due Date January 15

Who: High school seniors.

What: A very good example of engineering scholarships for high-achieving high school students.

What You Need:

Completed FAFSA
Two letters of recommendation
GPA 3.5 or above
ACT 27 or combined SAT math 600 and reading 500

Kenneth Andrew Roe Scholar $13,000, Due Date

Who: Mechanical Engineering students in junior or senior college year.

What: Goes to students who belong to ASME.

What You Need: Apply.

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