Scholarships (STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
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A Better America Scholarship Program Sponsored by Global English Editing - Global English Editing awards scholarships to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country’s future. Eligibility: • Currently enrolled at an accredited university in the United States. • A citizen of the United States, or have a valid green card. • International students studying in the United States are eligible, but they will have to demonstrate their intention to stay in the country after graduation and see through their change-making agenda. $1000 to one university student each year Yearly December 31st or Katie Smyth, Operations Manager at
AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) Scholarships Must be currently enrolled full-time students who are enrolled in a program related to cost engineering/cost management. These programs include: electrical, mining, civil, chemical, industrial, mechanical, manufacturing; other academic fields accepted are construction management, building construction, computer sciences, business administration, quantity surveying, or information technology; awards are based on academic performance (35%), extracurricular activities (35%), and an essay (30%) - see website for details Various awards ranging from $2,000 to $8,000 each Applications accepted 1-Jan through 7-Feb each year AACE Headquarters: 1265 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive Morgantown, WV 26505-1876 USA phone: +1.304.296.8444; email contact
AAIA Scholarship Program (Association on American Indian Affairs) Open to Native American graduate and undergraduate students; submit only 1 application package online and be eligible for all scholarships. Various awards and amounts - refer to website May 30 Questions may directed to AAIA's Rockville office at 240-314-7155 or
AAUW Fellowships and Grants Open to women only in any field of study Six separate fellowships and grants in varying amounts Refer to website Dr. Patricia Mahon, Dean of Students (605) 394-2416
ACEC Scholarship Program (American Council of Engineering Companies) Must be U.S. Citizen and entering junior, senior, fifth year, or master's program in the fall; on application, must demonstrate an interest and commitment to business and management in the profession; open to all engineering disciplines. All scholarship applicants must submit applications through their respective state Member Organizations. (See contact information under "Contact" section.) Four (4) scholarships available in varying amounts - click on each scholarship listed for details. March 7 Contact Daisy Nappier, Director of Awards Programs, for additional information.
ACI (American Concrete Institute) Foundation Student Awards Graduate and undergraduate students studying concrete are eligible to apply for ACI’s annual fellowships. Fellowship recipients receive an educational stipend valued at $7000-$10,000, in addition to travel expenses for participation in two ACI conventions, assignment of an industry mentor, and the opportunity for a summer internship. Multiple awards of $7,000 - $10,000 each Yearly online application opens in the summer and deadline is in the fall - refer to website for exact date. ACI Education Department: (248) 848-3717
ACI Foundation Fellowships (American Concrete Institute) Fellowships are offered to high-potential undergraduate and graduate students whose studies relate to concrete and are identified by ACI-Member Faculty. The Student Fellowship can have a nominal term of up to two academic years, renewed annually, and may extend through graduate study. Annual renewal will be subject to renomination and reapplication. In order to receive an application and be considered for an ACI Foundation Fellowship, you must be nominated by a faculty member who is also an ACI member. Multiple awards of $7,000 to $10,000 each Application season will open in the summer. The deadline for all application materials will be announced at that time and occur in the fall. Questions concerning this program can be sent to
ACS (American Chemical Society) Scholars Program ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. Multiple awards up to $5,000 for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors ACS accepts applications beginning on November 1 annually and submission deadline is March 1 of the following calendar year. Application system is accessible only during that time period.. Email; phone 202-872-6250 or toll-free 800-227-5558, ext. 6250.
AES Engineering Scholarships AES Engineering's belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility - all fields of study are eligible. Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the question posted on the website. $500.00 October 7
AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association): War Veterans Scholarships Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), and to disabled veterans who are currently enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors in four-year institutions at the time of application. Scholarships included in the single application: Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans Scholarship; Disabled War Veterans Scholarship (Afghanistan & Iraq). Applicants must be: U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States; an undergraduate student enrolled at the time of application enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program. An overall 3.0 GPA is required. Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; or mathematics. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Numerous scholarships of $3,000 each Application will be posted online in mid-August for the fall deadline of November 15. Vince Patton, Ed.D., Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation, email
AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association): DISABLED WAR VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP Active-duty service personnel, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, reservists, and National Guard personnel who are disabled because of wounds received furing active-duty combat service in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom operations. Must be undergraduate student (any class) enrolled either part-time or full-time in any of the following degree programs: electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; computer information systems; technology management; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or mathematics education. Multiple awards of $2,500 each Nov 15th Mr. Fred H. Rainbow, Vice President and Executive Director: 800-336-4583
AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association): STEM Majors Scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate and graduate-level students majoring in STEM fields to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible. Qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA include: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering Undergraduate candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled as sophomores or juniors in four-year institutions at the time of application. Online programs are eligible. A current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in their current program at an accredited U.S. college or university required at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply. Graduate-level candidates must currently be enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term at the time of application. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in their current program at an accredited U.S. college or university required at the time of application. Note: high school students are not eligible to apply Scholarship awards are restricted to tuition mandatory fees and books. November 15 Vince Patton, Ed.D., Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation, email
AFCEA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to students studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) majors, Cyber Security, Intelligence, Homeland Security or related fields. Students must be attending full-time in an eligible undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Full time graduate study requires enrollment in at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term. Varies - Refer to website November 15 Refer to website
AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics): UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GPA 3.3; open to students enrolled as sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduates; open to students of any nationality; must be studying in the fields of science or engineering; must submit 3 letters of recommendation; must complete on-line application and essay - refer to website for detail; must be AIAA student member (only a small fee to join on website) Multiple awards for undergraduate and graduate students ranging from $1250 to $5000 Campus Deadline is January 15; final deadline to AIAA is January 31
AIME Women's Auxiliary (WAAIME) Scholarship Fund On an annual basis, the Women's Auxiliary to AIME (WAAIME) Scholarship fund provides scholarships to students pursuing degrees in the earth sciences as related to the minerals field. Fields recognized by WAAIME may include mining, geological sciences, metallurgy, petroleum, mineral sciences, materials science and engineering, mining economics, chemical engineering, and other related studies. Students are eligible to receive a maximum of two years of funding from WAAIME. The two years may be two undergraduate years, two graduate years, or one undergraduate year and one graduate year. Should extenuating circumstances occur, the student’s sponsoring section’s scholarship chair may recommend that the WAAIME Executive Committee approve a third year of funding for a student. Students wishing to receive funding must reapply annually. The number and amount of scholarships awarded yearly shall be dictated by the funds available and by the financial needs of the applicants. November 1 Call Kaley Hollarn at 303-948-4208 or email at
AIPG (American Institute of Professional Geologists) Scholarships Any student who is majoring in geology (or earth science), is at least a sophomore, and is attending a four-year accredited college or university in the U.S. can apply. Also, the student must be either a student member of AIPG or must have applied for student membership at the time the application for the scholarship is submitted. Up to 4 scholarships of $1,000 each February 15th Questions regarding the application process can be directed to either William Siok or Vickie Hill by telephone at (303) 412-6205 or email to
Air Force Aid Society Merit Scholarship The Society awards a minimum of ten $5,000 merit-based scholarships to incoming freshman who have completed both phases of the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant application, and therefore, have already been reviewed for eligibility and had their Grade Point Average (GPA) verified. Selection is based on cumulative GPA, SAT/ACT scores, transcripts, and an essay on a specified topic. Winners will be announced in July, with funds disbursed directly to the universities/colleges in early August. At least 10 scholarships of $5,000 each Yearly in mid-March - refer to website for exact date. Email:, or phone: (703) 972-2650
Air Force Aid Society: GENERAL HENRY H. ARNOLD EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM Minimum GPA of 2.0; open to dependent sons/daughters of Air Force members in one of the following categories: Active Duty, title 10 AGR/Reserve on extended active duty, and Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty; retired due to length of active duty service or disability, or retired AGR/Reserve with 20+ years creditable for retired pay; deceased while on active duty or in retired status; also open to spouses of Active Duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty; refer to website or call contact for information on application procedures Numerous grants available worth $2,000 each Yearly in mid-March - refer to website for exact date. Air Force Aid Society's Education Assistance Department at (703) 972-2647
Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Scholars Program The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program offers stipend-paid summer internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate level university students pursuing STEM degrees, as well as upper-level high school students; select locations also offer internships to university students pursuing education-related degrees and K-12 professional educators. The selected interns gain valuable hands-on experiences working with full-time AFRL scientists and engineers on cutting-edge research and technology and are able to contribute to unique, research-based projects. Graduate interns are able to collaborate with AFRL on current research and incorporate the research into their graduate work. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: A grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is highly encouraged for all applicants Must be a US Citizen; program is not open to non-Citizens, Permanent Residents, or Dual Citizens Must be enrolled or accepted at an educational institution taking at least half-time academic course load leading to a degree or certificate for semester immediately preceding internship session; must also be able to provide proof of enrollment or acceptance for semester immediately following internship session. Note: This does not apply to professional educators. Must be in good academic standing Must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid driver’s license Must be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) Must be willing to temporarily relocate to physical work location Must be able to pass a background check, potentially resulting in a Secret Security Clearance On-site Air Force research Lab; salary commensurate with qualifications, plus housing allowances; flexible to meet the student's needs, but is typically of 3 months duration from mid-May to the end of September Different deadlines based upon location - visit FAQ section here for details: Email AFRL at:
AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Scholarship Programs Native undergraduates or graduates in STEM fields; GPA 3.0 or higher; current AISES membership; various scholarships: A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship, AISES Intel Scholarship, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation (BNSF) Scholarship, AISES Google Scholarship Various amounts - refer to website Deadlines vary - refer to website Liz Encinias at 505-765-1052, x107; or, contact SDSMT Office of Multicultural Affairs at 605-394-1828
AIST (Association for Iron and Steel Technology) Foundation Scholarships Two different types of scholarships offered: Steel Internship Scholarship and Steel Scholarship. Steel Internship Scholarship is a summer internship followed by a $6,000 one-year scholarship. Steel Scholarship does not include an internship, but does include a $3,000 one-year scholarship. By submitting one application, the student will be considered for all scholarships to which he/she meets the criteria, unless indicated otherwise. The application provides an option for internship or no internship. Applicants will be automatically considered for a Steel Scholarship (no internship), if not selected for a Steel Internship Scholarship. Students in the following engineering/engineering technology majors may apply: metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, environmental, computer science. Applications will be accepted from university freshmen, sophomore and junior applicants. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate program. Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Twenty (20) Steel Internship Scholarships of $6,000 each; thirteen (13) Steel Scholarships of $3,000 each. 31 October Email or phone (724) 814-3000
American Institute of Physics (AIP) Awards and Prizes AIP honors outstanding achievements in physics and raises public awareness of the contributions that physicists make to society. In addition to its awards program, AIP supports the profession with government fellowships and undergraduate scholarships and teaching awards. Many awards and prizes listed, as well as information on internship opportunities and Society of Physics Students (SPS) scholarships. Varied - click on each individual award for details and deadlines. Varied - click on each individual award for details and deadlines. American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD, phone (301) 209-3100
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Scholarships Undergraduate Juniors, Seniors or Master’s level graduate students in Civil, Architectural or Construction Engineering, or Construction Management programs; must be full-time students. Check website to download online application. 12 awards of $5,000 each May 1 American Institute of Steel Construction - (312) 670-2400
American Shotcrete Institute Graduate Scholarship Program (Civil Engineering) The ASA Graduate Scholarships are available to applicants who have been accepted into a graduate program in the field of concrete at the time of application to an accredited college or university within the United States or Canada. Based on essays, submitted data, and references, the ASA Scholarship Committee will select scholarship recipients who appear to have the strongest combination of interest and potential for professional success in the shotcrete industry. Three (3) scholarships of $3,000 each November 2 Questions should be directed to ASA at (248) 848-3780 or send email to
AMS (American Mathematical Society): Prizes and Awards Program Various prizes and awards for students studying mathematics Various - refer to website and/or contact person Various - refer to website and/or contact person AMS, Office of the Secretary; phone 865-974-6900, or e-mail
APPA (American Public Power Association) Scholarship Program •Applicant must be a high school senior, high school graduate, or college undergraduate. •Applicant must be a full-time student accepted or enrolled in a vocational school, or accredited college or university to be eligible to apply. •Applicant must be attending school in a country with at least one DEED member (Demonstration of Energy and Efficiency Developments). •A student may not have more than one DEED scholarship at a time. Students may apply for a second DEED scholarship once their first is completed. •If student is receiving educational assistance (tuition reimbursement) from another entity, DEED scholarship funds cannot be applied to any expenses paid by another entity. •Applicant must be pursuing or planning to pursue a certificate of degree that could lead to a career at an electric utility. Examples include but are not limited to power plant technology, electric lineworker, powerline technology, electrical power technology, electrical lineworker technology, electrical distribution systems, utility line technician, environmental specialist, and traditional and alternative power generation technologies. $2,000 Yearly February 15 & October 15 Michelle Zaccagnino, APPA - (202) 467-2942, or
Army Emergency Relief (AER) Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program Must be the spouse of an active duty or Retired soldier or the widow(er) of a Soldier who died while on active duty or retired. Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 Must not be a member of the National Guard, Reserves or other military branch Scholarship awards are based on financial need, as evidenced by income, family size, and circumstances May 1 Army Emergency Relief Education Department at 703-428-0000 (
Army ROTC: GREEN TO GOLD NON-SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Non-scholarship students may serve 3 years on active duty and 5 years in the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR); program is available to soldiers who have completed 2 years of college, and who can complete their college degree requirements in 2 years Monthly stipend of up to 10 months each school year; stipend increases each year based upon student's Military Science Class Refer to contact persons for information 1-800-USA-ROTC, or South Dakota Army ROTC Advisor at 719-526-9261/6879
Army ROTC: GREEN TO GOLD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Scholarships are awarded for 2, 3, or 4 years; must be under 31 years of age on 31 December of the year in which student earns a college baccalaureate degree; minimum GPA of 2.5; all scholarship students are required to serve in the military for a period of 8 years (requirement can be fulfilled by serving 4 years active duty and 4 years in the Inactive Ready Reserve) Tuition or room and board; money for textbooks, supplies, equipment; monthly stipend Refer to contact persons for information 1-800-USA-ROTC, or South Dakota Army ROTC Advisor at 719-526-9261/6879
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) CI Construction Engineering Scholarship 1. Any undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior, enrolled in a civil engineering program with a concentration in construction engineering or construction management, who is a Construction Institute (CI) student member and/or ASCE National Student Member in good standing at the time of application and award. 2. The scholarship may be awarded only to a student who will employ it to continue their formal undergraduate education at a recognized educational institution. 3. Preference will be given to students enrolled in programs with an accredited Construction Management program. Amount varies - Multi-year scholarship payable until and including the year of undergraduate graduation - Not to exceed three years April 1 Refer to website.
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship 1. Any currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering student in an ABET-accredited program who will be registered as an undergraduate in fall term of the year of award, is a United States citizen, is a Student Member of the Society in good standing at the time of application and award, and has a passion for bridges may apply for this scholarship. 2. Scholarships may be awarded only to those students who will employ them to continue their formal undergraduate education at a recognized educational institution. 3. Previous holders of these scholarships are eligible to apply in any succeeding competition for these awards provided the other requirements of eligibility are satisfied. The amount of the scholarship will be determined annually by and subject to approval of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction based on income from the fund endowment. February 10 Refer to website.
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Society Scholarships Multiple scholarships available for undergraduates and graduates studying civil engineering. Check website for information on each individual scholarship. Review the rules for all Society Scholarships to determine the ones closest to your interest area. You may apply for as many scholarships as you wish, but you must meet the criteria for each scholarship you apply for. Each application must be submitted individually and each must be complete. The amount each scholarship provides varies from year to year, depending on the selection committee’s evaluation of applications and financial health of the fund endowment. Scholarships and fellowships generally offer $2,500 to $5,000 per recipient. Varies - refer to website Refer to website
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Y. C. Yang Civil Engineering Scholarship Any currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering student at an institution with an ABET-accredited program who is an ASCE Society Student Member in good standing at the time of application and award, and has an interest in structural engineering may apply for this scholarship. Scholarships may be awarded only to those students who will employ them to continue their formal undergraduate education at an educational institution with an ABET-accredited program. Selection is based on appraisal of the applicant’s award justification, educational plan, stated interest in structural engineering, academic performance and standing, development potential, leadership capacity, and financial need. Two awards of $2,000 each February 9 Refer to website
ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship Merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. Scholarship recipients may be eligible for an ASCO Numatics internship. Eligibility: completed sophomore year up through graduate level; U.S. Citizen or legal resident. Two $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. Check website for opening of next application cycle. Email:
ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education): SMART Defense Scholarship Program Junior and senior undergraduates and graduate students majoring in science, mathematics, or engineering fields; US citizens; on-line application normally opens in late January; GPA 3.0 Various awards based upon need and merit Online application process opens August 15 and closes December 15 each year Refer to website
ASM (American Society for Microbiology): Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASM-URF) Undergraduates who are members of an underrepresented group in microbiology, including African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders; US citizen or permanent US resident; must have lab research experience Up to $4000 stipend plus a one-year membership in ASM; up to $1,000 travel support for recipients to attend the annual ASM General Meeting 1-Feb AASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program Education Board American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC,
ASM (American Society for Microbiology): ROBERT D. WATKINS GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP Graduate students enrolled in a Ph.D program who have completed the first year of their graduate program; applicants must be from groups historically underrepresented in the microbiological sciences, including African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Pacific Islanders; required to submit an abstract to ASM for presentation at the annual ASM General Meeting; required to attend the ASM Graduate & Postdoctoral Summer Institute one time during the 3-year term of the fellowship; required to submit on-line application, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation; US citizenship and membership in ASM required (ASM membership application available on-line) The program provides a total stipend of $63,000 ($21,000 a year) for a three year period beginning yearly in July. Students will receiix stipend payments. Funds cannot be used for tuition and s 1-May Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship (202-942-9283); e-mail address is
ASM International Foundation Scholarships (ASM Materials Education Foundation) Must be a Material Advantage student member. Must have an intended or declared major in metallurgy or materials science engineering. Applicants majoring in related science or engineering disciplines will be considered if they demonstrate a strong academic emphasis and interest in materials science. Must have completed at least 1 year of college to apply for all awards. Must have junior or senior standing in the fall at a North American University to be eligible for the Roberts, Woodside, Wert, Dulis and Haniak scholarships need-based awards. International student awards are also available. 20 scholarships available; amounts vary from $1,500 to $10,000 May 1 Email or phone (440) 338-5151
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) - Scholarships for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Graduating High School Students 1. ASME student membership is required to login to the online application system. 2. Applicants must be accepted and enrolled in an ABET accredited school for the upcoming academic year Multiple awards and amounts - refer to website Online application process is from December 1 to March 1 each year Refer to website
ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers) Foundation Scholarships Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in occupational safety & health or a closely related field. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 Graduate GPA of 3.5 Various amounts - refer to website December 1 1800 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018; (847) 699-2929; E-mail:
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of South Dakota - BX “Excellence” Women in Construction Scholarship For female student interested in the construction industry. Online application can be found here: $2,500 May 1st AGC South Dakota in Pierre, SD at phone (605) 224-8689 or 1-800-242-6373
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of South Dakota/Highway Heavy Utilities Scholarships (Civil/Construction) Must be pursuing a construction-related education program. Visit website for online application form, or contact the AGC at (605) 224-8689 / 1-800-242-6373 for more information. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 May 2 AGC at (605) 224-8689 / 1-800-242-6373 or
Black Hills Home Builders Assn. (BHHBA) Scholarships Preference will be given to a child or grandchild of an owner or employee of an association member or a child or grandchild of a BHHBA staff member. The student's area of interest may be in any field. However, preference will be given to applicants with goals of employment related to the Home Building Industry. The eligible individuals will be judged on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, school and non-school activities and their answers to the essay questions on the application form. Two (2) scholarships of $1,000 each April 1st Sara at the BHHBA office at 605-348-7850
Brass LIFE Award for SDSM&T Students The Brass LIFE (Leadership Involvement Foreign Experience) Award was established by the Brass Family Foundation to emphasize the importance of campus leadership and international educational experience for students. Selection is based on the LIFE criteria, including the student's participation in campus leadership, involvement in activities both on and off campus, and interest and desire to study abroad to gain international experience. Funds for at least one semester must be used to study abroad through a program approved through SDSM&T, preferably with the student earning credit for the international experience. Must be a rising junior or senior engineering student and have at least a 3.0 cumulative SDSMT grade point average. First preference will be given to US citizens. $5000 per semester for 3 semesters Yearly deadline is mid-November - check website for exact date each year. Email:, phone: 1-605-394-6884
Brown and Caldwell Eckenfelder Scholarship U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident Be a full-time student enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university. Declared major in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering or one of the environmental sciences Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale) $5,000 April 15 Refer to website
Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Be a full-time student enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university. Have a declared major in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. biology, geology, hydrogeology, ecology). Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale). Be a minority (e.g. African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific American or Alaska Native). $5,000 April 15 Refer to website
Buildium's Build U. Scholarship College or university student in good standing at an accredited public or private university. (Please attach a copy of your unofficial transcript to your email in PDF format for verification.) Must be enrolled in a Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science program. Student must be at least 18 years of age. Two (2) awards of $2,500 each Two deadlines yearly: April 15 (spring) and October 31 (fall) Email or call Buildium,LLC's Corporate HQ in Boston, MA at (888) 414-1933
Charles Shafae Scholarship Fund The Papercheck Essay Contest is open to students of all majors. To qualify for entry, participants must meet the following criteria: - be enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. - be enrolled at the undergraduate level (have taken or are taking an undergraduate course) taking at least 12 credits per semester - be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa - carry a status of “Good Standing” - maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.2 Refer to website for essay topic. $1,000 Yearly in mid-January - refer to website for exact date. Email to or phone foll-free (866) 693-EDIT
CRSI (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute) Foundation Scholarship Programs For senior-level students seeking their degrees in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management, Construction Information Technology, Architectural Engineering, or in a related educational program. Must have minimum GPA of 3.25; full-time student status. $3,000 April 4 CRSI Education & Research Foundation - Marybeth Learnahan, (847) 517-1200
Daniels Scholarship Program ▪ Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States ▪ Be a resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming ▪ Be a high school senior graduating from a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming ▪ Earn an ACT composite score of 17 or higher with no component score (math, English, reading, science) lower than 17; or earn an SAT combined math and critical reading score of 830 or higher, with math score no lower than 400 and critical reading no lower than 440. All test scores must come from a single test, and must be submitted by the application deadline. Superscoring is not allowed. ▪ Demonstrate financial need Approximately 250 scholarships awarded each year. Scholarships are “last dollar” scholarships intended to cover the student's unmet financial need (tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses.). Yearly in mid-November. Contact the Daniels Fund at: E-mail: • Phone: 303-393-7220 (main) or 1-877-441-3139 (toll free)
Elder & Leemaur Publishers University Writing Scholarship The University Writing Scholarship (UWS) is a program available to both undergraduate university/college students and high school seniors and juniors across North America. The UWS is designed to continue the development of young authors, and bring awareness of the employment opportunities in the field of writing. International students attending college in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply - citizenship has no bearing on eligibility. Essay word limit is 500 words. Essay topics can be found on the Elder & Leemaur scholarships page. $500 up to $10,000 per award 15-Sep (Fall); 15-Feb (Winter); 15-Jun (Summer) Refer to website
ESA Foundation Scholarships Open to college students with GPA of 3.0 or higher; students may apply for no more than 3 scholarships listed on the website; submit on-line application, one-page essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and transcripts Many scholarships available in varying amounts (refer to website) February 2 ESA Foundation State Representative for South Dakota: Theresa Wingen in Vermillion, SD (605-677-5661, or 605-677-7355)
Fastweb Scholarships Massive scholarship database with matching technology - this is a free scholarship search solution. Multiple - refer to website. Multiple deadlines - refer to website. Refer to website.
Frank Family International Fund for SDSM&T Students The Frank Family International Fund was established to emphasize the value of and to create opportunities for international educational experiences for SDSM&T students with benefits to the host countries. Emphasis is placed on projects of a humanitarian nature with particular interest for projects or studies taking place in Latin America. Other developing countries are considered, but projects in Latin American countries will be given preference. Students who receive funding are required to provide a written report on their experiences. Up to $3,000 for international experience, and up to $3,000 for following academic year Rolling - refer to website Ivanhoe International Center at SDSM&T, email:, phone: 1-605-394-6884
Fulbright Scholar Program Bachelor's Degree required; International educational exchange program Round-trip transportation to the host country funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs Campus deadline: Mid-September to early October Suzi Aadland (605) 394-6884
Future Engineers Scholarship Program Candidates must be full-time students at the time of application submittal, pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada during the calendar year, and be accepted into the School of Engineering. Scholarships will not be awarded to 1st Year undergraduate students, or those 4th Year undergraduate students who will be graduating on or before June of the award year. Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale (or 3.5 on a 4.5 scale, and so forth). For more information, refer to the information and application forms found in the Scholarship Info box on the right hand side of this page. $5,000 to be used toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board October 15 Call 248-244-5586, or e-mail the program coordinator at
Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Applicants must be American Indian, African American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic American; must be pursuing undergraduate/graduate education in Math, Science & Engineering; cumulative GPA of 3.3; must complete on-line application. Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. Must meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Tuition, fees, books, living expenses (1 year); amount is based upon need Online application opens yearly on August 1st and closes on January 15th. Gates Millennium Scholars, Washington, DC, phone (877) 690-4677
Gilman International Scholarship 1. The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship. 2. The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. 3. The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks. 4. The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list. Over 2,300 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being approximately $4,000. Different deadlines for Spring, Fall & Summer programs - Refer to website for specific dates Suzi Aadland (Director of Ivanhoe International Center at SDSM&T), 605-394-6884,
Goedeker's College Scholarships Goedeker's is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate (any grade level, freshman to senior, undergrad and graduate alike are eligible). Any major or field of study is acceptable. High school seniors who are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well. There is also a special scholarship program for people who are employed in public service positions in particular. This includes: federal, state, and local government employees; police officers and firefighters; active military, reserves, and veterans; public school teachers; employees of non-profit organizations; these awards extend to their immediate family as well. The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries. Annyally July 31 Sarah Marchant, Content Creator at Goedeker’s, email:
Goldwater Scholarship For students who will be juniors and seniors in the upcoming academic year; must be studying math, science, or engineering; must have at least 3.5 GPA AND be in upper 1/4 of class; must demonstrate both an interest in a research career and an intent to pursue a doctorate degree Tuition, fees, books, room/board $7,500 (1 year); approximately 300 awards each year Deadline yearly is 1st Monday in February Cathy Payne (605) 394-2560
Google Anita Borg Scholarship Female undergraduate students entering their senior year, as well as graduate students, studying the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or related technical fields; GPA 3.5; awards are based upon the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated leadership; applicants submit on-line application, transcripts, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and a short essay (refer to website); finalists will be invited to visit Google headquarters in California for a networking retreat to include workshops, speaker sessions, panels, breakout sessions, and social activities. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply. Past applicants and finalists are also encouraged to re-apply. Multiple awards of $10,000 each Yearly deadline is mid-January each year - refer to website for exact date. Email
Great Lakes National Scholarship Program Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs; must be U.S. Citizen; major fields of study include mathematics, natural sciences, physical sciences, biological/agriculture sciences, engineering/engineering technologies and computer/information sciences; social/behavioral sciences, medicine, health-related sciences and education fields of study are ineligible; must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent); must demonstrate financial need Up to 750 awards of $2,500 each Yearly deadline is usually in early April - continue to check website for next application deadline. Email:; or call: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program
Gustafson Student Leadership Scholarship Junior or senior status at SDSM&T. Must demonstrate exemplary leadership and commitment through involvement in campus activities and organizations (e.g., student government, professional societies, honor societies, student organizations, and other institutionally recognized groups). Not based on need or academic performance. See website for nomination form. Must apply through Mines Link. $500 Refer to website. Mike Keegan, Director of Student Activities and Leadership Center at SDSM&T: 605-394-2336 or
Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards (HENAAC) GPA 3.0; open to all undergraduate and graduate students of Hispanic background studying any type of engineering, applied science, material science, biology, computer science, or math; must be U.S. citizen or have residency status Various awards of $500 to $10,000 each Applications available on-line in September; application deadline is April 30
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) GPA 3.0; open to students of Hispanic background who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents; student must be a future or current undergraduate student residing in any of the 50 states or Puerto Rico HSF awards over 150 types of scholarships; $1,000 - $15,000 Various - refer to website Refer to website
IEEE Computer Society Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Graduate Scholarship Permanent resident of the US Have majored in the field of electrical engineering Have received a bachelor's degree from an engineering college of recognized standing Awarded to a first-year full-time graduate student only $24,000 November 15 Refer to website
IEEE Computer Society Scholarship Program (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers): RICHARD E. MERWIN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP IEEE Computer Society is offering $40,000 in student scholarships from $1,000 and up to recognize and reward active student volunteer leaders in student branches or chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. This scholarship was created in honor of the late Richard E. Merwin, past president of the IEEE Computer Society, to recognize and reward student leadership. Graduate students, and those in the final two years of an undergraduate program in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer related field of engineering who are active members of a student branch or chapter are eligible. IEEE Computer Society membership is required. (Note: Students applying for the award should have a minimum one year in which to complete their degree, or be considering or enrolled to immediately start further study upon completion.) Applicants are required to have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 / 4.0 (or exam marks of at least 60%), and be a full-time student as defined by his or her academic institution during the course of the award. Student winners of the Computer Society's Richard Merwin or UPE/CS award for the previous year (13 months) are not eligible. Over a dozen scholarships of $1,000 and up are available, for one academic year (approximately 9 months). Two application deadlines: 30 April and 30 September of each year (you may apply only once per year). Phone: (732) 981-0060 or visit FAQ's at
IEEE Computer Society Scholarship Program (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.): LANCE STAFFORD LARSON STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Open to all undergraduate students who are IEEE Computer Society members; award is presented for best student paper covering any computer-related subject; minimum GPA 3.0 required; must complete on-line application and submit it with a PDF file of entry paper. Papers will be judged on technical content, writing skill and overall presentation. One award of $500 31-Oct EEE Computer Society, Larson Scholarship, Washington, DC, phone: (202) 371-1013
IEEE Computer Society Scholarship Program (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.): UPSILON PI EPSILON STUDENT AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE GPA 3.0 minimum required; open to all graduate and undergraduate students who are IEEE Computer Society members and full-time students; judging is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities related to the discipline of computing, and letters of recommendation Up to 4 awards of $1000 each 31-Oct Eric Berkowitz, Membership Director IEEE Society, at
IEEE Electron Devices Society Ph.D. Student Fellowship Program The IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) established the Ph.D. Student Fellowship Program to promote, recognize, and support graduate level study and research within EDS. At least one fellowship will be awarded to students in each of the following geographical regions every year: Americas, Europe/Mid-East/Africa, Asia-Pacific. The field of interest for EDS is all aspects of the physics, engineering, theory and phenomena of electron and ion devices such as elemental and compound semiconductor devices, organic and other emerging materials based devices, quantum effect devices, optical devices, displays and imaging devices, photovoltaics, solid-state sensors and actuators, solid-state power devices, high frequency devices, micromechanics, tubes and other vacuum devices. US$5,000 to the student, and if necessary, funds are also available to assist in covering travel and accommodation cost to attend the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) for presentation of an award plaque. May 15 Visit the IEEE Support Center here:
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - College Scholarship Program This scholarship rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. At a minimum, applicants must: - Plan to graduate from a US high school in the following spring - Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning the following fall - Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above - SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above - Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school Applications available on-line in September; application deadline is November 4 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation at (703) 723-8000
Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbens Scholarship - Association of the U.S. Army 1. Enlisted Soldiers currently serving in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard of any rank 2. Honorably discharged enlisted Soldiers from any component of the total Army 3. Acceptance at an accredited college or university 4. Pursuing a degree in engineering or related field, such as computer science, bio-technology, etc. $2,000 July 1 Sheri Von Briesen: 800-336-4570, Ext. 655
Marlin R. Scarborough Memorial (Board of Regents) GPA 3.5; student must be a college junior at time of award; each public South Dakota university nominates 1 student based upon academic and leadership potential; student completes essay and on-line application One award of $1,000 per academic year Set by Board of Regents David Martin, Financial Aid Office (394-1269)
Marshall Scholarship for Study in England Graduate students (and occasionally undergraduate students) studying at any UK institution in any field of study; must be US citizens; must hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college in U.S.; minimum GPA of 3.7 and graduated after April 2008 At least 40 awards available, covering tuition, fees, books, and living expenses; covers 2 years of study in any discipline October 1 Dr. Patricia Mahon, Dean of Students (394-2416)
Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships U.S. citizen or legal resident; awards are unrestricted as to age, gender, level of education, academic GPA, or financial need; applicant submits an essay of 550 words or less describing his/her academic or career goals; need not be a member of Mensa to apply Many awards ranging from $500 to $1,000 January 15 Jessie Thompson, SD Mensa Scholarship Coordinator (
Microsoft Undergraduate Scholarships GPA 3.0; open to undergraduate students in the fields of math, computer science, electrical engineering, and physics; award recipients are required to complete a salaried 12-week summer internship at Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, Washington; applicant submits resume, current transcript, letter of referral from faculty member or academic advisor, and one-page essay answering 4 questions found on website Various awards covering up to 100% of tuition Refer to website
Microsoft Undergraduate Scholarships for Women, Minorities, and Students with Disabilities GPA 3.0; open to women, minority, and disability students who are undergraduates in the fields of math, computer science, electrical engineering, and physics; minority students must be African-American, Hispanic, or Native American; award recipients are required to complete a salaried 12-week summer internship at Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, Washington; applicant submits resume, current transcript, letter of referral from faculty member or academic advisor, and one-page essay answering 4 questions found on website; note gender, ethnicity, or disability on essay page if you wish that information to be considered with your application Various awards covering up to 100% of tuition; scholarships are awarded for one academic year Refer to website - Military Scholarship Finder Various scholarships and grants for all members of the military community Various dollar ranges - refer to website Various deadlines - refer to website Refer to website
NASA Science and Technology Intern & Scholoarship Prgram Varies - Refer to website Varies - Refer to website Varies - refer to website Refer to website
NASF Scholarships (National Association for Surface Finishing) NASF's educational foundation remains committed to helping undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying chemical engineering, material science or engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, environmental engineering or chemistry. Scholarships to college juniors, seniors and graduate students are offered in the amount of $1,500. Candidates must demonstrate academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Multiple awards of $1,500 each Refer to website - usually in mid-December Refer to website, or call 202-457-8404
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in specified fields - Refer to the website for more information Three-year graduate fellowships; 200 awards available December 12 Dr. Jon Kellar (394-2343)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America Undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class Have 'Exceptional Financial Need' as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office Approximately 15 scholarships, worth up to $20,000 each, are awarded each year. March 2 NIH at either 1-800-528-7689 or 1-888-352-3001
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Be a US citizen, US national, or permanent resident Intend to pursue a research-based Master's or Ph.D. program in an NSF-supported field Be enrolled in an eligible program at an accredited United States graduate institution, with a US campus, by fall 2015 Have completed no more than twelve months of full-time graduate study (or the equivalent) as of August 1, 2014, or meet the criteria for the extenuating circumstance described in Section IV of the Program Solicitation. Meet all other eligibility requirements as set forth in the current Program Solicitation Three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution) October - November - Varies by major - Refer to website
NHA (National Hydropower Association) Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Scholarship program's purpose is to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. Applicant must be pursuing a program of study that is related to the hydropower industry: engineering, sciences (biology, fisheries, and hydrology), communications, or environmental studies. Must be current college sophomores or juniors who will be college juniors or seniors beginning in the fall or graduate students; must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. $2,500 Mid-February Phone: (202) 682-1700, or email
NMCRS (Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society): VICE ADMIRAL E.P. TRAVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Offered to dependent children of active duty and retired Navy-Marine Corps personnel, as well as spouses of active duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel; obtain application from website, or by calling NMCRS Headquarters at 703-696-4960 Multiple awards ranging from $500 up to $2,500 per academic year March 1st of each academic year NMCRS Headquarters at 703-696-4960
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration): Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program 1. be a U.S. citizen; 2. be currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program or as a full-time 3rd year student in a five-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university or university within the United States or U.S. territories; 3. earn and maintain a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on other identified scale) in all completed undergraduate courses each term and cumulative, as well as an overall GPA of 3.0 in your major field of study. The grade point average requirement applies prior to and at the time of application for a scholarship, for the period between application and award notification, and after award distribution; and 4. have and maintain a declared major in a discipline including, but not limited to, oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA's programs and mission. Scholarship award - (up to a maximum of $8,000) for two academic years of full - time study and a 10 - week, full - time internship ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility January 30 Refer to website, or call 865-576-3424 (e-mail
NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers): Professional Engineers in Industry Scholarship Undergraduates who have completed a minimum of 2 semesters of engineering studies; must be sponsored by a NSPE/PEI member; GPA 2.5; applicants submit application, along with 2 letters of recommendation from professors, transcripts, and a 500-word essay (see website for details) $2,500 per academic year April 1 Refer to website
Past Governors Award (Soroptimist International, No. Central Region) Female student engaged in or entering postgraduate studies at a 4-year university; US citizenship required; must reside in the North Central Region (South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, or Minnesota) $2,000 15-Feb Mary Samuelson at 218-744-5264 (, or Joanne McCarthy at 218-744-5423 (
Powder River Basin Section, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Scholarships are available from this SPE chapter to students attending regional colleges. If you are in college or are a Senior in high school please check with your school around January for scholarship information from the Powder River Basin SPE chapter. Scholarships are awarded each spring. Requirements: major in engineering (preference to petroleum engineers); full-time student; entering freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior. 10-20 awards of $500 to $2,000 each Usually Mid-March Shannon Johnston - (307) 670-6074 -
Progressive Automations' Annual Scholarship Program Applicants must be enrolled for the upcoming fall semester, full-time at a recognized, Canadian or American post-secondary college or university. Applications must be enrolled at the undergraduate level in an engineering program. Applicants must have Canadian or American citizenship. Applicants must demonstrate high academic performance by submitting a copy of their high-school transcripts. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be eligible to receive financial aid. You are not eligible if you have already received the award in a previous year. 2 awards annually worth $1,000 each April 15 Email:
Remote DBA Scholarship 1) The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States; 2) Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship; 3) Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science. $3,500 July 1st Michael Novak - (954) 642-2508 -
Rhodes University of Oxford Graduate Scholarships 1. a citizen of the United States. 2. a lawful permanent resident of the United States for prior to and including at least 5 years of the application deadline. 3. at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age (i.e., the applicant must still be 23 on October 1 in the year of application). 4. sufficiently advanced academically to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree before October 1 in the year following election. 32 awards available annually; tuition, fees, maintenance allowance, travel to and from Oxford (2 years) Application forms available on web in July; submission deadline to college representative is early August Dr. Patricia Mahon, Dean of Students (605) 394-2416
Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship Grants for Development The Rotary Foundation offers scholarship funding through the Rotary Foundation Global Grant scholarships. The scholarship funds graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years. Applicants must study outside of their home country. Applicants must provide proof of university admission to a graduate-level program or letter of invitation to conduct postgraduate-level research when applying for the grant. This scholarship provides funding for one academic year (usually 9 months) of study, specifically to cover round-trip transportation, tuition, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies, not to exceed US $26,000 or its equivalent. Global grant scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year but applications should be submitted at least three months before the scholar’s intended departure date. Rapid City Rotary Club, or contact Rotary International World Headquarters at (866) 976-8279 (toll free)
SACNAS (Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) * Be of Hispanic American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage. * Be a citizen or legal permanent resident. * Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. * Be a sophomore majoring in: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Accounting, Marketing, Global Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Energy Management or Petroleum Land Management, Transportation & Logistics or Geotechnical Engineering. * Or be a senior planning to earn a Masters degree in geology or geophysics. * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Internship opportunities - refer to website for more information Refer to website Scholarship Database Database with over 250,000 different scholarships; search by major, athletics, religion, gender, disability, state, etc.; database has been maintained and updated yearly since 1987 Various award amounts - check website Multiple - check website Hartley Miller, President (204-488-0215)
Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science, and Technology/various Competition consists of individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, or technology (or in combinations of these disciplines); on-line registration required; review the research project instructions on the website. High school students submit innovative individual and team research projects to regional and national levels of competition as they vie for college scholarships. Awards for winning projects range from $1,000 for regional finalists to $100,000 for national winners Yearly in mid-September - refer to website for exact date. Contact the College Board at 800-626-9795, ext. 5930
SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration) Scholarships Each year, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the SME Foundation offer multiple scholarships to SME student members who demonstrate a desire for and probability of success in a career in the minerals industry. A list of available scholarships is provided on the website (scroll down to see all). Click on the scholarship’s name to view the full guidelines and application instructions. Both undergraduate and graduate awards are available. Multiple awards - click on each individual award for details and deadline. Multiple awards - click on each individual award for details and deadline. Email or phone (303) 948-4200
SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Education Foundation Scholarships Full-time students in undergraduate or graduate degree program with a manufacturing or industrial engineering emphasis; awards are given to those students who have proven scholastic ability, exemplary character and leadership capability, and who have demonstrated potential for leadership in the profession; minimum GPA of 2.5 Multiple scholarships available - check website for details Applications open mid-October; deadline Feb 1 SME Foundation at 1-800-733-4763 (ext. 3300); e-mail to
SME Education Foundation (SMEEF) Scholarships The Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates and masters or doctoral degree students pursuing degrees in advanced manufacturing and related fields at two-year and four-year colleges. You can be automatically notified when the application opens in each fall by completing the online registration form. Multiple awards are available. Click on each one individually for specific details and deadlines. Multiple awards are available. Click on each one individually for specific details and deadlines. SME Education Foundation, Dearborn, MI, phone: (313) 425-3300 or email:
SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) Have completed the equivalent of two years of college Have at least one semester of undergraduate studies remaining after the initial summer program Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher Have a major in atmospheric science or a related field such as the geosciences, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or social science; plan to pursue a career in atmospheric or a related science Have U.S.-citizen or permanent-resident status 10 week summer program, airfare, housing, 40 hour week and earn a competitive wage (see website) February 1
Society of Physics Students (SPS) Scholarships These awards are made to undergraduate physics students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and additional criteria as outlined in the following descriptions. Varies by award - refer to website and click on each individual award for details Refer to website - click on each individual award for details and deadline Society of Physics Students / American Institute of Physics - Tel: 301.209.3007, Email:
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. 230 awards available, ranging from $1000-$10,000 each Sophomore to Graduate Level - February 16; Freshmen - May 15 Email, or phone (312) 596-5223
South Dakota Association of County Commissioners Scholarships will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a county employee. The recipients must be at least a second year, registered full-time student in a South Dakota university, college (public and private), or vocational/technical certification program. One $1000 and Two $500 scholarships Refer to website South Dakota Association of County Commissioners (SDACC): 605-224-4554
South Dakota Department of Education Scholarships Six (6) different scholarships available. Click on each individual scholarship link for specific details, award amount, and deadline. Scholarships listed are: Build Dakota Scholarship, Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship, Dakota Corps Scholarship, Davis-Bahcall Scholarship, Hagen-Harvey Scholarship, and SD Opportunity Scholarship. Varies - click on each scholarship's link for specific details. Varies - click on each scholarship's link for specific details. South Dakota Department of Education, Pierre, SD, (605) 773-3134
South Dakota Engineering Society (SDES) - Black Hills Chapter - Bill Craig Scholarship Returning SDSM&T engineering student (undergraduate and graduate levels); GPA above 2.5; active in engineering societies/organizations - preference to NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) student members; previous Bill Craig Scholarship winners are not eligible; U.S. Citizen; application form is available on SDES website at; requires application, 250-word essay, two letters of recommendation (see website for information to address in essay) $2,000 February 13 Ms. Gail Boddicker, Executive Director, SDES, Room CB 103, SDSM&T, (605) 394-6674
South Dakota Opportunities Scholarship (Board of Regents) SAT 1090 or ACT 24; GPA 3.0; resident of South Dakota at time of high school graduation; must enter scholarship program within 5 years of high school graduation $5,000/student/academic year June 1; November 1 Katie Maley, Senior Academic Affairs Coordinator at SDBOR, Email:, phone: (605) 773-3455
South Dakota Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) Scholarship Applicants must: 1. Be currently enrolled in a South Dakota educational institution. 2. Have completed at least one full year of study in an accredited university, college (including tribal colleges), or technical school in South Dakota. 3. Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.8 (on a 4.0 point scale). 4. Be an undergraduate enrolled in an agricultural or natural science conservation related major/curriculum. 5. Show reasonable need for financial assistance. 6. Be involved in natural resource conservation activities (including leadership activities). 7. Not have received a prior SD SWCS scholarship. Past applicants have majored in agronomy, soil science, agricultural systems technology, general agriculture, range science, forestry, agricultural journalism, agricultural education, biology, botany, environmental management, horticulture, park management, and wildlife management. Other majors related to conservation also qualify. 2 awards annually worth $500 each March 31st Arlene Brandt-Jensen, Scholarship Chair: 605-868-6180
South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association (SDSWMA) Scholarship Program Preference will be given to South Dakota residents intending to or enrolled at a South Dakota institution of higher learning, vocational school, or other postsecondary trade school. Part-time studies will be considered if applicant can show good cause for other than fulltime studies and that the course of study is directed toward a degree, certificate or similar identification of graduation. Students who have received an SDSWMA scholarship in the past are eligible to apply each year although preference will be given to new applicants. High school seniors are eligible to apply. Related fields of study for scholarship eligibility include, but are not limited to, business administration, accounting, biology, chemistry, trucking, geology, hydrology, engineering, auto mechanics, computer science, heating / ventilation / refrigeration, environmental sciences, engineering technicians, government administration, agribusiness, education, biohazard, energy technology, and more. 2-3 scholarships awarded annually; award amounts range from $250 to $1,000 Yearly January 15 Contact SDSWMA at 605-216-3256, or send email to SDSWMA at
South Dakota Space Grant Consortium Fellowship/Scholarship Program The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) fellowship/scholarship stipend program invites applications from U.S. citizens for undergraduate and graduate student stipends for internship, research, and/or educational pursuits in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). $1,000 to $10,700 January 17 Tom Durkin (394-1975 /; or, Edward Duke (394-2388 /
South Dakota Well Drillers Assn. (SDWDA) Scholarships Must be South Dakota resident or a relative of an individual employed by a member company of SDWDA; full-time students sophomore year and above; majoring in any field of study related to the water well/groundwater design, water system installation or design, etc., environmental sciences (conservation and natural resources, water purification, etc.), plumbing, geo-thermal. Multiple awards totaling $9,000 December 1st Dennis Duvall, Committee Chairman at
SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Star Scholarship & Fellowship Must be a student enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, in curriculum related to the petroleum industry Must be an SPE member, if eligible Must be enrolled the year following the application year Comply with sanction policy Depends on the region you are in - Refer to website April 15
Tau Beta Pi (The Engineering Honor Society) Scholarship Program Applications are welcomed from undergraduate members of Tau Beta Pi. Applicants must be planning to return to school for at least one semester, one trimester, or two quarters of full-time undergraduate study in engineering on campus in 2015-16 $1,000 for one semester or $2,000 for the entire year May 1 Director of Fellowships by email:; Tau Beta Pi headquarters phone is (865) 546-4578
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the upcoming fall semester: - Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field - Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale - Graduate students 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] Two (2) awards of $10,000 each; four (4) awards of $5,000 each July 27 Email to; 800-874-8723 or 815-968-0747
TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) Scholarship Program Student members of Material Advantage have the opportunity to apply for a number of scholarships funded by the TMS Foundation. Except for the International Symposium on Superalloys Scholarship and the Henry DeWitt Smith Scholarship, all TMS academic scholarships are available only to sophomore and junior undergraduate applicants. Must be enrolled full time in a metallurgical/materials science engineering program. Many scholarships are listed on this website - click on each one individually for specific details and award amounts. Applicants may apply for up to two scholarship programs. One $2,000 cash award, plus up to $500 in travel expenses to attend the annual meeting and formally accept the award March 15th of each year TMS Student Program, Warrendale, PA; phone (724) 776-9000; E-mail
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent. Be pursuing full-time study during the 2015-2016 academic year. Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident. *Must be nominated by an SDSMT faculty member* 50 awards of up to $5,000 each March 4 Dr. Carter Kerk, Professor (IEEM), (605-394-1291 or 394-6067)
Wire Reinforcement Institute Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships (Structural and/or Civil Engineering) The Wire Reinforcement Institute's mission is to be the concrete construction industry's leading source for timely, objective, credible information on the uses and benefits of Welded Wire Reinforcement (WWR) and related products. For current high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing degrees in structural and/or civil engineering. Interested candidates obtain a scholarship application from the website at Applications are available yearly online in January. Awards range from $1,500 up to $3,000 each April 15 each year Questions may be addressed to the WRI at email:, or phone: (860) 240-9545).
Women's Opportunity Awards Program (Soroptimist International) Provide the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents. Have financial need. Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Are motivated to achieve your education and career goals. Do not have a graduate degree. Need based awards November 15 For application and additional information, contact the North Central Region Chair at 319-364-2822
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program Full-time student enrolled in a four-year institution B average or better S, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic Have tuition (or tuition related) expenses not covered by scholarships/grants (excluding loans) Various awards from $1,000 to $10,000 each September 30 Refer to website
Zonta International: Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program Women of any nationality are eligible; must be registered in a Ph.D/doctoral program in science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering; applicants submit application, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and essay on academic and professional goals; applicants need to apply for the award or scholarship at the local club (Zonta of the Black Hills) level to qualify for awards in District 12 and Zonta International. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship Award Program Amelia Earhart Fellowships support women pursuing graduate degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. Since 1938, Zonta has awarded more than 5.2 million dollars (US$) for more than 1,000 fellowships to women from 56 countries. $6,000 Application must be postmarked by Nov-15 Zonta Club of the Black Hills, (605) 391-2192, email

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