Category Archives: Announcements

MDOT Trac Internship Program

MDOT is offering a statewide internship program to graduating high school seniors. Students will learn about Civil Engineering and earn $10/hour. The program runs from June 15-July 31, 2015. Applications are due on April 24, 2015.

$2,500 Civil Engineering Scholarships are available to students who continue on in higher education and pursue a degree in a civil program at an accredited university or college.

Keweenaw Business and Professional Woman (KBPW) Scholarship

Deadline: March 20, 2015

Award amount: $250 to $500

In support of a focus on education and advocacy for women of all ages, ethnicity, and beliefs, KBPW is looking to award a scholarship to a woman returning to school to further her education.  The scholarship is named in memorial for long time KBPW member, Diadama Mason.  Diadama was a local school teacher and supporter of women’s issues. The applicant must be female, attending school at least part-time, and a graduate of high school for at least one year prior to attending post-secondary education.  The attending school, college, or university must be local.  Please do not apply if you do not meet the scholarship criteria.

Applications can be found here: 2015 KBPW scholarship application

If you are awarded a Diadama Mason Scholarship, KBPW invites you to be a guest at our monthly meeting to be held on March 31st at 6:30 to accept the award.  This is an opportunity for award recipients to meet and thank the members for the scholarship.

Haworth Scholarship

There is still time for students to apply for Haworth Scholarships.  Please help in sharing this great opportunity with your students and teams.

Eligible students may apply for any of the following scholarships:

  • $2,000 Diversity Scholarship with Paid Internship (two scholarships available)
  • $2,000 Skilled Trades Scholarship (two scholarships available)

The application deadline is Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The recipients will be announced on Thursday,April 2, 2015.

Also, check out the Holland Sentinel on Sunday, there is going to be an article about Haworth including information about our Scholarship program.

Applications, requirements, and videos featuring past scholarship winners can be found on Haworth.com  > Join Haworth (at the bottom of the landing page) > Internships / Scholarships.

To view a video promoting Haworth’s Scholarship program, click here.

First Robotics Scholarship for Prospective Students

Michigan Technological University pleased to recognize exceptional students who have actively competed on a FIRST Robotics Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge team during their high school career.

Michigan Resident Value: Eight Michigan resident students will be awarded scholarships valued at $5,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study based upon meeting renewal criteria.

Non-Resident Value: Ten non-resident students will be awarded scholarships valued at $14,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study based upon meeting renewal criteria.

Please visit MTU’s First Robotics page as well as the official site for more information and application instructions.

The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship

The Ford Motor Company Fund has announced the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.  Alan Mulally is the former President and CEO of the Ford Motor Company.  To honor his outstanding service to Ford, the Company has established the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.

This prestigious scholarship is a one-time $10,000 scholarship open to Michigan Tech students in majors related to automotive engineering.

Application deadline is March 25, 2015

Criteria

  • Sophomore/Junior (Second and third year students)
  • GPA: 3.5 or higher
  • Majors related to Automotive Engineering (Preferred majors: Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science)
  • Strong communication skills (i.e. English Proficient)
  • Leadership role in academic or community based- settings (ex. On campus organizations, community volunteer work, other engineering related activities)

Required Documents

  • Your resume
  • 1 recommendation letter from a faculty member
  • 1 page essay (400-500 words) describing your interest in Automotive Engineering, leadership role(s) held, and why you feel you are the best candidate for this scholarship.

How To Apply

  • Please send all required documents together in PDF form to Andy Gutierrez at aagutier@mtu.edu.  These documents must be sent as one application package.  Incomplete application packages will be rejected.