Engineering Scholarships

AAPA (American Public Power Association) Scholarship

Student Research Grants/Internships

Available to students to conduct research on energy related projects or work at municipal electric utilities.

Amount: $4,000

DEADLINE: October 15

Technical Design Project

Available to student or group of students working on energy related project.

Amount: $5,000

DEADLINE: October 15

For more information about both opportunities, please go on-line to Choose Research and Development, then choose Funding Opportunities.

AES Engineer Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

AISC-ASE Scholarship

*AISC-ASE Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships*

1. Any upperclassman or graduate students in civil or architectural engineering
2. No affiliation with ASE is required
3. Must be U.S. citizen and attending university in Illinois or Indiana

Amount: $3000

For more information or application, please go on-line to

The William Gary Allen Scholarship


  • Be enrolled in an accredited university or college in U.S
  • Have minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
  • Be full-time
  • Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Major or focus on architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services, or related fields

Amount: $1,500

DEADLINE: October 31

For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.

AMG Engineering Scholarship

The requirements for the AMG Engineering Scholarship are as follows:


1. Must be a full time student at a college or university.

2. The applicant is in a position to accept the scholarship in the school year for which it is being awarded.

3. Minimum GPA of 3.0

4.  Major is related to Structural Engineering (Civil, Mechanical)

Amount: $1,500

DEADLINE: October 15

For more information and application, please visit AMG website.

APWA (American Public Works Assocation) Scholarship: Chicago Metro Chapter

Includes those in the City Barnch, Fox Valley Branch, Lake Branch, SouthWest Branch,  and Suburban Branch.

1. Student majoring in Civil, Environmental, or Construction Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Public Works Administration, Public Adminstration,  or other programs within the public works field.
2. Must reside or be employed within geographic boundaries of the Chicago Metro Chapter.

 Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: October 1 and April 25

Application forms are available on the APWA Chicago Metro web site at under "Resources" or by clicking here.

AOC Scholarship

Science and engineering students who will be in their third or fourth year who wish to work in the Electronic Warfare field.

1. Must be Indiana resident attending an Indiana school
2. Must be U.S. citizen

Amount: $2,500
DEADLINE: September 30

For more information and application, please visit

ASCO Numatics Scholarship

1.For undergraduate or graduate engineering students who are pursuing careers in manufacturing, processing, or other industrial automation related disciplines.
2. The applicant must be enrolled full-time in an engineering, instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical, or automation discipline.
3. At time of application, must have completed at least their sophomore year and have a 3.2 G.P.A. 
4. Be U.S. citizen or legal resident

Amount: $5000

For more information or application, please visit

ASHRAE Scholarship Program

1. Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE
2. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0

Amount: varies
DEADLINE: December 1 and May 1

For more information or application, please go on-line to

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

The following are encouraged to apply:

-High school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate

-Those who plan to enroll full-time at a four-year college

-Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design, or business, with an interest in the automative industry.

-Be a U.S. citizen and have permanent residence in U.S.

Amount: 100 scholarships of up to $25,000 (renewable)

            1,000 scholarships at $2,000 each (one-time award)

DEADLINE: February 28

For more information and application, please visit Technology and Computer Science Scholarship Award

Awarded to student pursuing degree in technology or computer science.

Applicant must:

1. Be legal resident of United States

2. Be 16 years of age or older

3. Be enrolled or applying for enrollment in degree program

4. Consent nto allow to display your name, phototgraph, and educational aspirations if selected as winner

Amount: $500


For more information and application, please visit's website.


Computer Science and Computer Engineering Scholarship

$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming and information technology management.

Eligibility Criteria

 * Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
 * Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next
* Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed

Applicants should be pursuing a degree in a Computer Science/Computer Engineering related program including:

    * Computer Science (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Computer Engineering (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Computer Information Systems (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Software Engineering (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Information Technology Management (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Networking Technology (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Database Management (Associate Degree Level or Higher)
    * Computer Programming (Associate Degree Level or Higher)

Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: April 1st of each year

For more information and application, please visit

Hartford Technology Rental Company IT Scholarship

  • For junior and senior level students concentrating in the study of Information Technology with a focus on mobile technology application
  • Must be resident of U.S.
  • Must be attending full-time at a U.S. not-for-profit university
  • Must have G.P.A. of at least 3.0

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: May 15 and December 15

For more information and to apply, please visit their website.


Hydro Fellowship Program

For students conducting research directly related to conventional and pumped-storage hydropower in the fields of engineering, environmental and biological science, or regulatory/economics.  This fellowship provides a living stipend, a tuition allowance, and an allowance for university-provided health insurance. Applicant must have completed bachelor degree by start of fellowship. Open to students who are completing their Master's or Doctorate degrees.


For more information, please visit


Illinois Water Environment Association Clean Water Scholarship

The IWEA Clean Water Scholarship is designed to aid students preparing for careers working with the water environment. One $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded to an Illinois student for use during an academic year.

Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Be an Illinois resident or attend an accredited Illinois college or university.
  • Have completed at least two years of their undergraduate education at time of the award. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply.
  • Have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Be enrolled in a water related field of study such as civil or environmental engineering, environmental science, or wastewater systems operation.

Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: January 31

For more information and application, please visit

INDOT Engineering Scholarship

Eligible Civil Engineering students accepted into or currently enrolled in the School of Engineering at an ABET accredited Indiana college or university may apply. Scholarship recipients also benefit by working for INDOT during summer breaks and after graduation.


* Students who are accepted into or currently enrolled in the School of Engineering at an Indiana ABET accredited college or university. Eligible university programs include Purdue University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame, Tri-State University, University of Southern Indiana and Valparaiso University.
* Students must attend school full-time.
* Students must have completed their freshman year of college.
* Students must possess and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 out of a scale of 4.0 or equivalent.

Amount: $3,125 per semester
DEADLINE: Limited amount of scholarships available, so apply early!

For more information and application, please visit Construction and Engineering Scholarship is happy to provide scholarships for applicants who are currently enrolled in an engineering, construction, or architecture related field and who are pursuing further education in these respectable areas.

Amount: $1,000


Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Program*

For undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.

-- Must be a U.S. citizen.
-- Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the U.S. or U.S. Territory.
-- Must be a rising freshman, sophomore or junior.
-- Must have earned and must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
-- Must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

Amount: up to $10,000
DEADLINE: November 1 to February 1
Application must be submitted on-line.

For more information and application, please visit:

National Precasst Concrete Association Foundation (NPCAF) Scholarship

Open to students in fields related to construction. These can include: engineering, architecture, construction managemenet, business, sustainable building management, etc.

Amount: up to $2,500

Deadline: February 1

For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.

Northeast Indiana Engineers Week Academic Awards


1. Must have graduated from a high school located in the Indiana counties of Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, or Whitley; or live in one of the listed counties for a minimum of one year.
2. Must be in a curriculum leading to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
3. Must have earned at least 30 credits to a maximum of 96 credits.
4. Must be full-time

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: February 1

For more information or application, please visit

NPSE Education Foundation Scholarships

**Undergraduate Fellowships **

*Milton F. Lunch Memorial Research Fellowship*'

Open to students of engineering, architecture, construction, and law. Application due by January 30.

  *Professional Engineers in Industry Scholarship*

Applicant must be sponsored by an NSPE-PEI member. Student must have completed a minimum of two semesters of undergraduate engineering study or be enrolled in graduate study.
Amount: $2500

*William R. Kimel Engineering Scholarship*

Students from Kansas or Missouri who are in their junior year.
Amount: none specified

**Graduate Fellowships**

*The George B. Hightower, P.E., Fellowship*

For engineering graduate student who is currently enrolled in a graduate engineering program.  Applicant must be NSPE Members/Student Members who are currently enrolled and are U.S. citizens.
Amount: $3000

*John W. Gregorits, P.E., F.NSPE Management Study Fellowship*

Designed for graduate students who are pursuing an MBA, a graduate degree in engineering management, or a graduate degree in public administration.

Amount: $2500
DEADLINE: March 15
VU's Bachelor of Science degree programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are all accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

For more information about each scholarship or fellowship opportunity, please visit

Penneco Invests in the Future of Energy Scholarship

The scholarship will award $2,000 each to two individuals who are majoring in geology, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering or petroleum geology.


  • Be a current postsecondary undergraduate who will be a junior or senior for the upcoming academic year
  • Plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university located in the United States
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be majoring in geology, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering or petroleum geology

Amount: $2,000

DEADLINE: February 28

For more information and to apply, please visit Penneco's website.

Progressive Automations Scholarship

For engineering students, regardless of field of study. 

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: April 15 and June 15

For more information, please visit their website.

SAP North America Scholarship Program

Eligibility requirements:

1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student
2. Student who is commencing their junior or senior year of study
3. Pursuing a bachelors degree in: Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering
4. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5

Amount: $5000

For more information and application, go on-line to

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Scholarship

For an Illinois resident or graduate of an Illinois High School, majoring in environmental science, engineering, or related studies.


1. Must write letter explaining why you chose the field
2. Must list curricular activities
3. Must provide transcripts
4. Must provide letter from college department head or academic advisor confirming your curriculum
5. Must confirm enrollment from Registrar's Office

Amount: $2500
DEADLINE: March 31


Send or e-mail this information to:

SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
Scholarship Committee
c/o Paul Purseglove
Illinois EPA
Bureau of Land
1021 North Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62794-9276

Underground Contractor's Association Scholarship

For students who are in pursuit of higher education and training related to the underground construction industry.
Amount: $2000
DEADLINE: February 10
For more information or application, please visit