Army ROTC $5k Signing Bonus

Michigan Tech Army ROTC received funding and approval to award $5K to any qualified student who wants to contract with Army ROTC.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Returning student ( This doesn’t apply to current ROTC cadets)
  • US citizen
  • Must be able to pass a physical
  • Must have at least two full years remaining at MTU.

The deadline to apply is July 25th.

Students must attend basic camp at Ft. McCoy, WI from Aug 7 to Aug 15 and transportation, meals, and lodging, and equipment will be provided.

Interested students should email for more information and to apply.

Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Chicago Scholarship Program

Amount:  minimum of $1,000; 15 possible scholarship opportunities


  • Majoring in one of the following:
    • Industrial Technology,
    • Construction Management,
    • Engineering or
    • another similar field
  • Interested in a career in Mechanical Contracting

Application: One application applies for multiple scholarships.

Submit Applications: submit through this Google Form

Taylor/Carr Scholarship

Michigan Tech is now accepting applications for the Taylor/Carr Scholarship.

Two applicants will be selected to receive an award. The recipients of this scholarship will receive a one-time, $750 scholarship. The criteria are that the student be a female pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mining Engineering.

  • Eligibility: Female. First year incoming student. Application open to Michigan residents and non-residents, however preference is given to Michigan residents. Mining or Mechanical Engineering. High school GPA 2.50.
  • Award Value: $750, one-time
  • Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020
  • How to Apply: Interested students must send a brief (1 page) email to Ben Larson ( to inform the donor about themselves and their academic and/or career goals and interests.

Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship

Alan Mulally stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company. To honor his outstanding service to Ford, the Company established a new global scholarship program – The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.


  • Currently a sophomore or junior
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Majors related to Automotive Engineering – Preferred Majors: Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Science Engineering


  • 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’re the best candidate for this scholarship
  • Provide a list of academic or community based organizations, community volunteer work, or other engineering related activities you have been involved in.

Deadline Extended: Email essay, letter of recommendation, and list of involvement to by May 1, 2020.

Value: $10,000

Alec Fisher Scholarship

The Alec Fisher Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of Alec Fisher, a Michigan Technological University student who had majored in both Environmental Engineering and Management Information Systems, while also minoring in Psychology.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Amount: $1,000; one time award


MTU student Junior level or above

GPA 3.2 or better

Major in Environmental Engineering or Management Information Systems

Preference is given to individuals from the Upper Peninsula

Financial need is considered heavily

Application:Online Application:



Alec with his rescue dog, Echo.

Galatians 6:10 Scholarship (MTU Scholarship)

Michigan Tech is now accepting applications for the Galatians 6:10 Scholarship.

The winner of this scholarship will receive four years of tuition at the Michigan resident tuition level. The criteria are that the incoming freshman be pursuing a degree in Engineering or the Sciences, that they submit a letter of interest to tell the donor more about themselves and their faith, and that they obtain a letter of support from a member of the Clergy who is willing to speak on their behalf.

  • Eligibility: Incoming MTU freshman pursuing a degree in Engineering or the Sciences. Application open to Michigan residents and non-residents. (Non-resident award will be equal to the value of in-state tuition)
  • Award Value: Michigan resident tuition, renewable for four years
  • Deadline: Thursday, February 6, 2020
  • How to Apply: Submit 2 letters:
    1. Letter of Interest to inform donor more about themselves and their faith.
    2. Letter of Support from a Clergy member on behalf of the student.

Once the student applies and is accepted to Michigan Tech University, they simply send the two letters to the Student Financial Services Center at Michigan Tech, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931 or email to

You may contact Ben Larson at, cell 906-370-8797 for more details.