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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, Engineering/Technology majors, $25,000 per year

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering:

Up to $25,000 per year to 100 first-time freshman or existing college students, renewable up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program.

Eligibility

Applicants to the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2014-15 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
  • Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico.

Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America and their affiliates and subcontractors, and GM Foundation Directors, Officers, and staff and their relatives. Although GM employees are not eligible, relatives of General Motors employees are eligible.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:

  • Academic achievement and financial need
  • Participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry
  • Please note special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel

The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in Engineering/Technology fields. For more information and/or to access the link to apply, please visit: http://www.buickachievers.com/.

 

Engineering Study Abroad Scholarships

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is pleased to announce that they have Engineering Study Abroad Scholarships!!!

Ten $1000 scholarships are available for Engineering students who are Arizona residents and who select a summer 2014 Engineering faculty-directed program. Students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors, with a preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher and a preference for students with financial need, according to the FAFSA. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.  Scholarships are competitive and will be awarded to students that have been accepted to one of the three available programs for summer 2014 and who have confirmed enrollment in the program. Apply Now! 

 

Crystal Group Innovation in Engineering Scholarship, $1,000

$5,000 Delphix Technology Scholarship for Women (Computer science, mathematics, information technology majors)

Delphix, a Silicon Valley-based software company believes that the best products are built by a diverse team of great engineers and that women are an underrepresented group in technical degrees, and in the workforce. Therefore, in order to help more women get technical degrees, they created this coding competition which leads to a $5,000  Delphix Technology Scholarship.  

Program details

  • The winner receives $5,000 to be used toward school
  • Requirements:
    • Applicants must be women
    • Full-time college students pursuing a technical degree like computer science, mathematics, information technology, etc.
    • Must be full-time students when applying for the competition in 2013 and during the beginning of the 2014 calendar year
    • Agree to your name, image, and other details being used for promotional purposes
  • Contest details:
    • Submit a software project you developed outside of your school or paid work
    • Submissions must include source code and binaries along with any tests and documentation that has been created
    • Submission deadline is November 17, 2013 at 11:59pm PST
    • Winner announced on December 13, 2013

APPLY ONLINE: Students can submit their applications online.

2013 Gaming Innovation Fellowship, $1000

 

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), a leading company in video gaming, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) Leaders on Fast Track (LOFT) to create the ESA LOFT Gaming Innovation Fellowship Program. This program will identify 20 Latino(a) and African American youth (between the ages of 16-24 years old) to address social issues through video gaming. At the core of the ESA LOFT Gaming Innovation Fellowship is the belief that using technology for social change in education, community service, civic engagement, mentoring, leadership, and creative expression is essential to the development of the minority communities. This program will also leverage the video gaming industry and HHF with effective platforms to address the White House, Congress and other educational communities and influencers.

FELLOWS RECEIVE:

  • $1,000 innovation grant
  • An all-expenses paid trip to Washington DC where each fellow will be recognized and able to present their game/apps to key investors
  • Direct project coaching and mentorship from HHF and ESA gaming associates
  • Employment opportunities through ESA
  • The ability to meet  White House Congressional Reps and the US Army Cyber Command
  • Be a part of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus activities

If you or someone you know is interested in the gaming industry and would like to make a social difference in their community. Contact the 2013 ESA LOFT Gaming Innovation Fellowship program.

To apply go to: http://www.LoftInnovation.org. For more information: fellow@loftinstitute.org

 

HSF/Marathon Oil College Scholarship Program

The HSF/Marathon Oil College Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Selected students may receive up to $15,000 for two academic years (2014-2015, 2015-2016) for a possible total of $30,000.

In addition, scholars may be offered the opportunity to participate in a possible paid 8-10 week summer 2014 internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations.  Scholars will be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as a professional mentor.

Eligibility requirements: 

This scholarship is open to college sophomores (for the 2013-2014 school year) majoring in one of the following fields:

Chemical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Geology/Geosciences
Information Technology (IT/MIS)
Mechanical Engineering

The HSF/Marathon Oil Scholarship is also open to current college seniors who are planning to enroll in Master’s degree programs in the 2014-2015 school year for geology/geosciences or petroleum engineering. This scholarship is open to Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, and American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage students who are U.S. citizens. You also must have a minimum 3.00 GPA (out of 4.00).

The application for this scholarship program is currently available online (you must make an account to access the form). The deadline for this year’s round is October 1, 2013. Award notification will be in March 2014. Best of luck!

Freshman Female STEM scholarship for those interested in mobile computing space

The BlackBerry Scholars Program is a scholarship that is aimed at supporting female college students and “is designed to help increase the number of women studying and influencing the future of mobile computing.”

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Female and entering their first year in a field of study involving Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) at an accredited four-year college or university, and display an interest and/or aptitude in the mobile computing space.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A completed online application.
  • Post-secondary academic details – a PDF copy of your acceptance letter, or some equivalent proof of your intent to register.
  • Financial info – tuition costs, other scholarships and financial sources.
  • Recommendation letters from two sources – one from a teacher or academic advisor, and one from a personal, non-family acquaintance such as an employer, coach or community member, submitted as PDFs.
  • An essay of 2,000 words or less.

For more information and/or to apply, visit the Blackberry Scholarship page. The deadline for submissions is 5pm EST on June 26th, 2013. Good Luck!

Biomedical, Chemical Engineering Scholarship opportunity: $5K – $10K awards

 

The 2013-2014 Fall Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award Program is currently open!!

 

This program is awarding two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTs:

■ Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2013-2014 Fall semester
■ Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field. The scholarship is open to chemical and biomedical engineering majors.
■ Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and should be maintaining a GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School.
Sophomores and Juniors must have an accumulative college GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Freshman must have an accumulative high school GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
■ Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]

Deadline for applicants (application can be found at the above link) is July 31, 2013Good luck!

Raytheon-Student Veterans of America Scholarship – $10,000

Student Veterans of America & Raytheon have partnered to provide three $10,000 STEM scholarships to student veterans via SVA’s network!

Eligible students must be pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. The 2013 Raytheon-SVA Scholarship application will close July 12, 2013, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. Student veterans must complete an online application, answer two essay questions, attach the required documents, and have one letter of reference be submitted prior to the deadline to be considered.

eLIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States for the 2013-2014 academic year (if graduating in December, the award will be half the amount)
  • Be enrolled in an accredited STEM program
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for science, technology, engineering, and/or math.
  • Demonstrate leadership and engagement in their community
  • Be a current student veteran, as proven by a DD FM 214 and transcript
  • Have received an honorable discharge, or is in good standing with his/her branch of service

For more detailed information and/or to apply, visit the Raytheon-SVA scholarship webpage.  Good Luck!

Electrical Engineering Scholarship!

The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative is now  accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year! The deadline for submitting an application is June 30th. This scholarship awards up to three years of financial support (total of US$7,000) and you can gain career experience through internships and co-op work. The award process is competitive, but as long as you continue to meet the requirements, you’ll receive US$2,000 the first year, US$2,000 the second year, and US$3,000 the third year, and the funds will be paid directly to you. Qualifying students can apply as early as their freshman year. You may already be in an electrical engineering program, or just considering one. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • You’re currently enrolled full-time at a university/college or community college.
  • Your current GPA is 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • You are working towards a career in electric power and energy engineering.
  • You are working on an electrical engineering bachelor’s degree.
  • You’ll be a full-time student in the coming academic year at a university or college in the U.S. or Canada that offers undergraduate courses in power engineering.*
  • You’re willing to take at least three of the power engineering courses for a total of nine or more credits.
  • You’re a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident and reside in IEEE Regions 1 through 7.

For more information and/or to apply please visit the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative scholarship information page. The deadline for submitting an application is June 30th.Good Luck!