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Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship 2019

Tacuna Systems are excited to announce their annual Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship” for 2019.

Women are still very much under-represented in STEM fields both in higher education and in industry. Their goal is to help equip two female students overcome this gender gap. They will offer $1,000 each toward her studies in science, technology, engineering, or math.

One scholarship will be awarded to a female student in a US institution and one scholarship will be awarded to a female student in a Canadian institution.

Who Can Apply?

  • Females only
  • Must be currently pursuing a degree in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math
  • Can be an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Open to students attending a US or Canadian institution
  • Entrants must be 17 years or older
  • No GPA requirement

Criteria

Create a video of NO longer than 2 minutes showcasing a STEM project you have worked on, or are currently working on.

Things to consider while creating your video:

  • Enthusiasm – Passion is great, share it!
  • Learning – What did you learn?
  • Helping – How did it help you and/or could help others?
  • Originality – Do you have ideas that schools, governments or industry have not thought about?

As part of the submission package please send following in email form:

  • Current Resume – including academic institution and anticipated graduation date
  • URL to project video

Email your submission to scholarship@tacunasystems.com before 12/31/2019.

Application Deadline

  • December 31st, 2019.
  • The winner will be announced by January, 31st 2020.
  • Scholarship funds will be distributed soon after picking the winner and available for Spring 2020 semester.

If you have further questions please contact: scholarship@tacunasystems.com

2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

Exxon Mobil Corporation, the largest publically traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students.

Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil engineer or scientist to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting.

Fellowship Components

The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements

This opportunity is highly competitive and open to freshman, sophomores, and juniors, attending a 4-year college or university.

Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

Other Requirements:

Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above

Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

Apply here: https://form.jotform.com/90413336136147 

If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line. The 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 12, 2019, @11:59 p.m.

 

 

General James H. Doolittle Scholarship Fund – $5K Aerospace engineering scholarship

General James H. Doolittle Scholarship Fund

The General James H. Doolittle Scholarship awards one or more scholarships of up to $5,000 to college juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in aerospace science, aeronautical engineering or a related field at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have completed at least 52 hours of college course work by the end of the academic semester in which they apply. Applicants must also be citizens of the United States. Selection criteria includes scholastic achievement, letters of recommendation, essay response, school and community participation and financial need.

All applicants will be required to submit two letters of recommendation, complete the FAFSA in order to complete the Financial Need Section of the General Application, and submit an essay.

Award: Up to $5,000 total per student

Deadline: 3/01/2019

For more information and/or to apply:  https://cftexas.academicworks.com/opportunities/1713

The Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship $1,000 – Engineering, Business & other majors

The Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship is awarded each year to (2) full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree within the School of Business, the School of Engineering, or related majors.

Undergraduate business programs include majors and/or minors in Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, Sales, or any other major within the business program. Mass Communications and Public Relations majors within the School of Liberal Arts are also welcome to apply.

Undergraduate engineering programs are those offering a bachelor’s degree in engineering. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • – Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate business program (major), engineering program (major), or related major working toward a bachelor’s degree, at an accredited two-year or four-year institution, located in the United States.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have completed at least 60 semester hours to be eligible
  • Submit typed (double-spaced) essay answering one of the posed questions – Crystal Group employees, and their family members are NOT eligible.
    Note: Past winners and applicants of this scholarship are eligible to re-apply in future years.

All applications must be postmarked no later than March 25, 2019. Scholarship awards will be announced the week of April 22, 2019

APPLICATION: Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship Application 2019

For more information, inquiries, to access the application and/or to apply please contact:

E-Mail:  jessica.joyce@crystalrugged.com

Crystal Group
Attention: Jessica Joyce, Innovation Scholarship
855 Metzger Dr.
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

Lodine Robinson National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by generous support from construction industry donors. Named for a Greater Phoenix charter member, the Lodine Robinson National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Scholarship is offered to women pursuing degrees which lead to a career in the construction industry.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female Student
  • Enrolled in a construction-industry related program at an Arizona based institution that will result in a 4-year or 2-year degree, a certificate or journeyman status when complete. Students working towards their Master’s Degree in the approved fields of study will also be considered. Typical programs of study include:
    o Engineering – Architectural, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical
    o Architecture
    o Construction Management
    o Building Technology/Inspection
    o Surveying
    o CADD/BIM
    o Construction Trade/Apprenticeship
  • Student must have completed one full “term” in her program prior to applying for the grant.
  • GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or greater.
  • Active participant in volunteer organizations.

Award Amount: $2,000
Number of Awards: Varies

Deadline: 03/29/2019

For more information: and/or to apply:

https://azfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/3620 

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application
online before March 30, 2019. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact kkingsland@belairemechanical.com or 623-846-8613.

Women in Aerospace Foundation 2019-2020 Scholarships Opportunity

The Women in Aerospace Foundation is offering four scholarships to young accomplished women who are interested in pursuing a career in Aerospace or a related field. The following is a list of the qualifications and requirements:

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelor’s degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year
  • Interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field
  • Entering senior year in the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must be female, of any citizenship or nationality

Application Requirements

  • High school and college transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from a professor, or a supervisor of summer or Co-op work experience, or a supervisor of research work. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted.
  • 500-1000 word essay answering the following question: Imagine that you are trying to explain to someone with no interest in aerospace why aerospace is important. How would approach this explanation and what would you say?

I have included a link to the scholarship website, as well as to the scholarship application. The application process is now open with a deadline of June 18, 2019.  For more info:

Scholarship website link: http://www.womeninaerospacefoundation.org/foundation/

Application link: https://www.womeninaerospace.org/forms/foundation/scholarship_app.pdf

Society of Women Engineers scholarship!

Society of Women Engineers Phoenix 2019 Collegiate Scholarships are now accepting applications!

Up to six (6) $1,000-$1,500 scholarships will be awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.

CRITERIA

  • Eligible schools include Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Must be a current full-time undergraduate engineering student at one of the participating institutions
  • Must be returning as a full-time undergraduate engineering student for Fall of 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS

Required materials include:

  • Brief essay on “What does SWE mean to you?” *totaling 300-500 words
  • Questions to consider when answering this prompt include: What have you contributed to your SWE chapter? What insight have you gained regarding the engineering profession? What transferrable skills have you developed that have impacted your personal/professional growth in  engineering?
  • Resume (1-page max.)
  • Be sure to include your major(s), GPA, and expected graduation date. If you are a registered SWE member (paid through SWE National), also include your membership ID in the header of your resume.
  • Transcript from the most recent term that shows cumulative GPA
  • Proof of registration for the 2019-20 school year (or course plan highlighting the next year’s courses)
  • SUBMIT ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS VIA EMAIL TO
  • AWARDS@SWEPHOENIX.COM BY  MARCH  1ST, 2019

For more information and/or inquiries, please contact: awards@swephoenix.com

2018-19 SWE scholarship program (002)

 

ASU Sustainable Engineering students scholarship

The “Bicycle Planning Scholarship” and it designed to support students in architectural or similar fields who are enthusiastic about the advancement of bicycle integration in buildings and city transportation systems.

Here is a brief list of our specifications:

  • Award: $1,000
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited architectural or similar school (city planning, landscape architecture, construction management, etc.) with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Deadline: June 1st, 2019

Details about the scholarship can be found on our website at https://www.groundcontrolsystems.com/resources/tools-assets/active-transportation-scholarship/.

For further scholarship inquiries, contact: Ricardo Cruz: ricardo@groundcontrolsystems.com 

The 2018/19 PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino

The Education Fund partnered with PepsiCo to offer all students of Latino descent who are beginning or continuing their studies at higher educational institutions in Arizona and California, to apply for the PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund. The Fund will provide $300,000 in scholarship awards to qualified Latino students in Arizona and California regardless of national origin or immigration status in an effort to promote their academic success. The Fund supports 10 scholarships at $5,000 per student annually and will continue to do so until 2021. Scholarships are granted solely based on academic excellence, leadership in extra-curricular activities, commitment to volunteer service in the community and financial need. They are designed to supplement the students’ financial resources from family, government, and other sources. The intent is to fill the gaps our students encounter in financing a college education. We hope that these scholarships will result in better educational and, ultimately, economic opportunities for Latinos in America. Deadline to apply is June 8th, 2018.
For any questions on this application, please email:
scholarship@chavezfoundation.org or bfimbres@chavezfoundation.org
To apply please visit their website and download applications materials:
http://chavezfoundation.org/_page.php?code=010004000000000&page_ttl=PepsiCo+Cesar+Chavez+Latino+Scholarship+Fund&kind=1

Out to Innovate™ Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students in STEM

NOGLSTP established the Out to Innovate™ Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students in STEM, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate™ Career Summit for LGBTQ+ People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

Required documents: 

  • application form with signed waiver, which includes
    • personal information
    • academic and community achievements
    • demographics survey
    • coursework / program summary
    • work experience
    • awards/honors
    • community and extracurricular activities
    • financial aid profile
    • list of references
  • personal statement (essay)
  • official transcript
  • three letters of reference

For more information:

https://www.noglstp.org/programs-projects/scholarships/