College Scholarships for Engineering Majors

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If you're a college student or prospective college student with a passion for engineering, you might qualify for some the scholarships below. There are lots of college dollars out there for students who are ambitious enough to go after them. The awards for these engineering scholarships range in value from $100 to $41,000. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. You can also find a lot more scholarships at Cappex.

Note: As you search through the scholarships, you'll find many that say they are expired. Keep in mind, however, that most of these are annual scholarships, so they will become available again in the coming year. You'll find others that are accepting applications right now.

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AABE National Scholarships

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• Award: $3,000 - $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be minority students majoring in business, engineering, technology, math, or physical science.
Administered by the American Association of Blacks in Energy
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AACE International Competitive Scholarship Program

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in engineering, construction management, building construction, computer sciences, business, quantity surveying, or information technology.
Administered by AACE International
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ACEC Scholarships

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in engineering.
Administered by the American Council of Engineering Companies
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Adecco Engineering & Technical Future Engineers Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be working toward a degree in engineering.
Administered by the Center for Scholarship Administration
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American Council of Independent Laboratories Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $4,000
• Description: Applicants must be planning a scientific or engineering career.
Administered by the American Council of Independent Laboratories
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AREMA Educational Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $6,000
• Description: Applicants must be enrolled in an engineering or engineering technology program and demonstrate an interest in railroad engineering.
Administered by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Educational Foundation
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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

• Award: $7,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a career in math, natural sciences, or engineering.
Administered by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
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Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be African American students who plan to pursue a degree in engineering, computer science, or select business programs.
Administered by Blacks at Microsoft
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BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Description: Applicants must plan to major in engineering or a related science field.
Administered by the Society of Automotive Engineers
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

• Award: $2,000 - $25,000
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in a course of study that focuses on engineering/technology or select design- and business-related areas.
Administered by the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
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Build U Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Description: Applicants must be enrolled in a product design, interaction design, engineering, or computer science program.
Administered by Buildium
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Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a career in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.
Administered by Cognizant
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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses General Mills Health Scholarship

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, or another health-related field.
Administered by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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Dan Coiro Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science or engineering.
Administered by CenageBrain
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Davidson Fellows Scholarship

• Award: $10,000 - $50,000
• Description: Applicants must complete a significant piece of work that falls into the category of science, technology, engineering, math, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box.
Administered by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development
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Dr. Robert H. Goddard Scholarship

• Award: $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing studies in engineering or science.
Administered by the National Space Club
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Dr. Wes Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences.
Administered by Brown and Caldwell
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EngineerGirl Essay Contest¬

• Award: $100 - $500
• Description: Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to engineering as it relates to modern medicine.
Administered by the National Academy of Engineering
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Engineering for You Video Contest

• Award: $5,000 - $25,000
• Description: Applicants must submit a video exploring engineering contributions that serve human welfare and the needs of society.
Administered by the National Academy of Engineering
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Fashion Umbrella Foundation Scholarship Award

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in business, arts and sciences, journalism, criminal justice, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or fine arts.
Administered by the Fashion Umbrella Foundation
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Fred Luster, Sr. Education Scholarship

• Award: $250
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in chemistry, business, or engineering.
Administered by the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute
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Future Engineers Scholarship Program

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be accepted into a school or college of engineering.
Administered by Kelly Services
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Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Great Lakes Educational Loan Services
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Great Minds in STEM / HENAAC Scholars Program

• Award: $500 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be Hispanic students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Great Minds in STEM
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Heinlein Society Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in engineering, math, physical science, or science fiction as literature.
Administered by the Heinlein Society
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HSF/Procter & Gamble Scholarship Program

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be Hispanic students pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering, math, IT, or business field.
Administered by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
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Islamic Development Bank/ISNA Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Description: Applicants must be Muslim students pursuing a degree in engineering or another approved field of study.
Administered by the Islamic Society of North America
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Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E., Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be African American, American Indian, or Hispanic students accepted into an engineering program.
Administered by the National Society of Professional Engineers
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Mioy Hynh Scholarship by CengageBrain

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Administered by Cengage Learning
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NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or allies majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Administered by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professions (NOGLSTP)
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Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development

• Award: $5,000 - $20,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in engineering, architecture, building and construction management, or chemistry.
Administered by the Odebrecht Organization
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Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Description: Applicants must be legally blind and majoring in engineering or computer, physical, or life sciences.
Administered by the American Foundation for the Blind
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SanDisk Scholars Fund

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a career in engineering or computer science.
Administered by SanDisk Corporation
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SMART Scholarship

• Award: $25,000 - $41,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Administered by Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $3,000
• Description: Applicants must be Hispanic students majoring in science, technology, engineering, math, or a related field.
Administered by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
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Society of Women Engineers Scholarships for Freshmen Students

• Award: $1,000 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be women preparing for a career in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science.
Administered by the Society of Women Engineers
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Spence Reese Scholarship

• Award: $4,000
• Description: Applicants must be men pursuing a degree in engineering, law, medicine, or political science.
Administered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
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UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award

• Award: $10,000 - $25,000
• Description: Applicants must be African-American students majoring in life science, physical science, or engineering.
Administered by the UNCF Merck Science Initiative
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Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be working toward a degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer sciences, pre-law, political science, or information technology.
Administered by the Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association
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