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General Scholarships

The Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship Program

GPA: 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

College Level: Junior or Senior

Department: All

Atkins is proud to carry on the tradition of assisting minority students in completing their higher education programs through the Atkins Women and Minority STEM Scholarship Program.

Eligibility: The program is available to female students and students of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan or Hispanic descent. In addition, applicants must:

  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be a Junior or Senior, full-time, day-time student at an accredited and approved college or university.
  • Be enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters, carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) each semester.
  • Show proof of financial need
  • Be working towards a baccalaureate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM), specifically related to disciplines within our industry, with at least 60 credits of college work prior to the submission of the application.

Scholarships of $2,000 are awarded for the fall and spring semesters to qualified students. Upon meeting the program criteria, scholarship recipients are selected through a competitive process. A local selection committee composed of Atkins technical Leaders will choose the recipient.

Atkins is very excited to have the opportunity to provide this scholarship. We hope that many of your students will also be excited about this opportunity and that they will submit their application for consideration. Please share this with your peers and networks to ensure we reach as many students as possible.

All scholarship funds are paid directly toward the student’s tuition. If you have any questions or comments about the Atkins Foundation Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship, if you’re interested in learning more about our recipients for internships or our graduate development program, or to find out how you can play a part in the continued success of this program, please contact me at (305) 514-326, by email at MinorityScholarship@atkinsglobal.com or visit https://careers.snclavalin.com/the-atkins-minorities-and-women-stem-scholarship-program.

Amount: $2,000

Date: November 15, 020.


2020 Women in STEM scholarship

GPA: No GPA requirement

College Level: Undergraduate or Graduate

Department: All

To qualify you must:

  • Identify as a female
  • Be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship.
  • Be a freshman, sophomore, or junior undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college/university as of Spring 2019 semester. (Must be a full time student to be eligible)
  • Major in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field.
  • Have a minimum 3.40 cumulative GPA (will not be rounded) on 4.0 grade scale.
  • Attach a valid resume and college transcript as proof of enrollment.
  • Include a written essay addressing this topic: “What inspired you to pursue a STEM career and what do you plan to do in your career? Why? What are your ideas to bring more women to the STEM field?”
  • Not have been a past Influenster scholarship recipient.

Influenster is encouraging and empowering the next generation of female tech leaders with the Influenster 2020 Women in STEM Scholarship program. We’re offering academic scholarships valued at $1,000 each to five female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study to help support their career aspirations. For more information visit, https://www.influenster.com/scholarship/.

To apply, submit your resume, transcript, and written response here. Apply Now

Amount: $1,000

Date: Applications between July and December are considered for Spring 2020.


Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship 2019

GPA: No GPA requirement

College Level: Undergraduate or Graduate

Department: All

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

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

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

Amount: unknown

Date: December 31, 2019


FAMU - Applications accepted through October 15, 2018.

Aniya Brown & Alfred Motlow III Northrop Grumman Scholarship

GPA:     2.75

College Level:  Sophomore

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is in of honor Aniya Brown and Alfred Motlow III who were FAMU Engineering Living Learning Community students Applicants must be out-of-state students who meet the following qualifications: must possess at least a 2.75 GPA; must have been a part of the Engineering LLC (Living Learning Community) support program; must be majoring in a major at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Students must provide a typed personal statement and a resume with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: October 31, for Fall semesters, and February 28, for Spring semesters

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MOTG Scholarship Opportunities

GPA:    

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

The Manhood On The Go Scholarship Fund is committed to providing educational scholarship opportunities for young men who aspire to improve their lives and their communities. Our educational scholarships are provided as individual grants. The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All MOTG Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring MOTG Scholars.

The Alfred L. Motlow, III Memorial Scholarship: $1,100
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Majors

MOTG Scholarship Opportunities

  • 2nd Annual MOTG “Brotherhood” Scholarship: Two awards of $500.00 each
  • Daysnatchers Entrepreneurial Scholarship: $1,000
  • ReinQarnated 20 Five Year Anniversary Scholarship: $500.00
  • OO10 A Decade of Friendship Scholarship: $500.00
  • The Little Family: Manhood Scholarship: $500.00
  • The William D. Gardner Scholarship: $400.00
  • The Myles Millsap Scholarship: $300.00
  • The Audacity of Ambition Entrepreneurial Scholarship: $300.00
  • The Stevens Family HBCU Scholarship: $250.00
  • The David Jackson III Scholarship: $250.00
  • The Rosalyn T. Coleman Memorial Scholarship: $250.00

For information: https://www.manhoodonthego.org/scholarships

Award Amount: $250 - $1,100

Deadline: Closed for 2018


FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Scholarship

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

Applicants must be undergraduate students who meet the following qualifications: must possess at least minimum 3.0 GPA; must be majoring at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering; must show promise of making a successful contribution to field of engineering; must demonstrate financial need; must be an undergraduate; must be a U.S. citizen. Students must provide two letters of recommendations, an academic transcript, typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with scholarship application. New first-time-in-college students will need to wait until after they have received their FAMU email address at summer orientation to apply.

Award Amount: $1,000 - $5,000

Deadline: Closed for 2018


Frank Knechtel Foundation Endowed Scholarship

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Graduate

Department:     Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to FAMU graduate students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $3,000

Deadline: Closed for 2018


Engineering Faculty and Staff Scholarship Endowment

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time FAMU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. One letter of recommendation, an academic transcript, a one-page personal statement (which includes your professional goals) and a resume must be included with the scholarship application. New first-time-in-college students will need to wait until after they have received their FAMU email address at summer orientation to apply.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Closed for 2018


FAMU-FSU Corning Endowed Doctoral Engineering

GPA:     3.2

College Level:  Graduate

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This fellowship is available to full-time FAMU Ph. D. students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering who have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a one-page personal statement and a resume must be included with the application. The award will be given to someone who shows promise of making a successful contribution in an area of interest to Corning, Inc.

Award Amount: Varies (up to $15,000)

Deadline: Closed for 2018


The Byron G. and Mildred Sprangler Fund

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time FAMU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a one-page personal statement and a resume must be included with the scholarship application. New first-time-in-college students will need to wait until after they have received their FAMU email address at summer orientation to apply.

Award Amount: Varies (minimum of $2,000)

Deadline: Closed for 2018


FSU - Applications accepted through February 28, 2019.

FS4U! 2019/2020 FSU Scholarship Opportunities
FSU has a new scholarship process and the application window is live! After completing a general FSU application and then a College of Engineering application, students will be automatically matched to scholarships, no need to apply individually. The window is open through the end of February and decisions will be made by the end of the spring semester. Awards will be disbursed as half in fall 2019, half in spring 2020.

Questions? Contact Chance Brown at cbrown@eng.famu.fsu.edu.

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Southern Bell

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000


The Tomas Rodriguez Engineering Scholarship Fund

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to undergraduate FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to female college students of Hispanic descent who are immigrants to the U.S., or whose parents came to the U.S. as immigrants, and who will be the first in their immediate family to attend college. If a female candidate is not available, a male candidate will be selected. Please address the criteria listed above in your personal statement. Eligible students must also qualify for the Stafford Loan Program. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $4,000


Chemical & Biomedical Scholarship

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical

This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate FSU students who are U.S. citizens enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering with demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection will favor applicants who demonstrate potential for professional achievement. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application. New first-time-in-college students will need to wait until after they have received their FSU email address at summer orientation to apply.

Award Amount: $2,000


Sharon R. Hames Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Applicants must be African-American, Female, and majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement (including your reason for applying, achievements, and career goals), and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,250


Hayden Endowed Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Civil, Environmental

This scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement (including your reason for applying, achievements, and career goals), and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000


Stewart-Tulley Family Endowed Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement (including your reason for applying, achievements, and career goals), and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $2,000


The Carter Opportunity Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement (including your reason for applying, achievements, and career goals), and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Additional Requirements: Applicants must be eligible for subsidized federal student loans.

Special consideration will be given to students who are members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the field of engineering, including women, especially of Latina or Hispanic descent, and who are the first generation in their family to attend college. Further preference shall be given to students who have a federal Work Study job on campus, who seek academic support and mentoring, and who may themselves be tutors or mentors to other students.

The scholarship shall be awarded only if the student completes a degree in Engineering within six (6) years. The award will be paid directly to the student's lender(s) within six (6) months of the student's graduation and shall be applied against the outstanding balance(s) of the student's subsidized federal student loan(s).

Award Amount: Up to $20,000 repayment of subsidized Stafford Loan

APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED TO SUPPLY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION


The Dynamic African American Women in Engineering Powerhouse Scholarship

GPA:     2.5

College Level:  Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to sophomore, junior, and senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Applicant must be a degree-seeking, African American female who has earned a minimum 60 credit hours from an accredited higher education institution(s). Must be accepted into the College of Engineering.

Award Amount: $1,000

APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED TO SUPPLY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION


Patricia S. Boevink Memorial Scholarship

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to full-time junior, or senior FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement (including your reason for applying, achievements, and career goals), and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $500


P. Carlos Trawick Telecommunications and Infrastructure Scholarship

GPA:     2.8

College Level:  Junior, Senior

Department:    Civil

This scholarship is available to full-time junior or senior FSU students enrolled at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Recipients of the scholarship will be students majoring in Civil Engineering who have an expressed interest in construction or utilities. The recipient must have at least a 2.8 GPA and must have taken courses with an emphasis on construction. The student must provide a personal statement which addresses engagement in service learning activities or community service. Two letters of recommendation are required.

Award Amount: $500


The Cummings Scientific Scholarship for Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

GPA:     3.0

College Level:  Junior, Senior

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical

This scholarship is available to a junior or senior FSU student enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering majoring in biomedical or chemical engineering. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000


Progress Energy Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level:  Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department:    Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The recipient must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000


Dr. Byron McCormick Endowed Scholarship

GPA:     2.0

College Level: Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department: Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to FSU students enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. It will be awarded to a College of Engineering student athlete who is in good standing and is not already on an athletic scholarship; the secondary purpose will be to award this scholarship to a student in the College of Engineering who is in good standing. The recipient must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000


John E. Bates Engineering Excellence Scholarship

GPA:     3.0

College Level: Junior, Senior

Department: Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical

This scholarship is available to a junior or senior FSU student enrolled in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $2,000


The Alexander Rochell Opportunity Scholarship in Engineering

GPA:     3.0

College Level:Pre-Engineering, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate

Department:    Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical

This scholarship is available to first generation FSU college students of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds who are studying Engineering and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. First preference will be awarded to Hispanic students majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Secondary preference will be given to Hispanic students studying any field of engineering. All recipients must be in good academic standing. Two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript, a typed personal statement, and a resume must be included with the scholarship application.

Award Amount: $1,000