Category: Announcements

Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship

“The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that women will hold just 20% of computing jobs by 2025.”

Deadline: March 22, 2020

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Women applicants must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States to be eligible. Women must either be majoring in a STEM field or be actively engaged in personal projects or jobs in the STEM field to apply.

Application:

ESSAY TOPIC

Please write an essay that shares your career goals in STEM and how you plan on achieving them. What are your current activities in STEM fields? What is your dream job? What type of impact do you want to have in STEM fields?

ESSAY LENGTH
500–1000 words

Questions: contact@bold.org

https://bold.org/scholarship/minority-women-in-stem-bi-annual-scholarship/

 

*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Underrepresented Minority majoring in STEM Scholarship

In 2016, only 22% of degrees in STEM were earned by underrepresented minority students.

You should apply to this scholarship if you are a minority student passionate about STEM and are a believer in using technology to transform our lives for the better. We’re excited to hear your ideas, your passion, and where you see yourself contributing to this subject.

Deadline: Annually, August 15

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university or the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
    • If you are unsure if your school is accredited, you can use the US Department of Education’s search tool to see if your school features on their list. https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants should be an underrepresented minority majoring in a STEM-related subject or a high level of interest in the STEM field. If selected, there will be verification of minority status via school or other.

Application:

Application Link

  • Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
    • How do you plan to use technology to improve the lives of others?
    • How do you feel that underrepresented groups can be encouraged to go into the STEM field?
    • What businesses do you admire that encourage minority students to pursue a career in the STEM field?
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited learning institution. We will accept a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill. Please note: if you are in the process of applying for colleges and universities, please indicate your current school and submit a document with the schools you have currently applied to. If you are selected for the scholarship, we will ask you to provide proof of enrollment for your college or university at that time.
  • Please submit Sygma Technology’s Promotion of STEM Education For Minority Students Award form linked below. Applications submitted by email may not be reviewed.

Questions: 

https://www.sygmatechnology.com/scholarship

 

*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Scholarship Available for Online Students

Deadline:

Fall Semester: July 31
Spring Semester: November 30

Amount: (6) $1,000 Scholarships

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited, 100%-online degree program or taking at least 80% of their courses online
  • Provide proof of a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (most recent college GPA; otherwise, if entering first year of college, then final high school GPA)

Application and Questions:

https://thebestschools.org/the-best-schools-online-college-scholarships/

 

*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Scholarship for Caregivers (senioradvice.com)

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: Students must be attending a two or four year university or college in the Spring of 2020. They must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend.

Application:

Email your completed questions and 2 required attachments (copy of transcript and video file) to scholarship@senioradvice.com.

The following information should be provided in the email:

Questions

  • Full name
  • Mailing address and street address, if different
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Area of study
  • Name and mailing address of the university or college accepted into for the Spring of 2020
  • Anticipated date of university or college graduation
  • Your current GPA (high school or university/college)
  • Do you agree that your application materials may be used by SeniorAdvice.com via social media, on the World Wide Web, and other media to raise awareness about senior caregiving? Yes or no

Attachments

  • Scan and attach copy of current (high school or university/college) transcript
  • Video file (.mov, .mp4, .avi, or .mpeg)(3 minutes maximum)

In video format, please provide answers to the five questions below:

  1. Please share your caregiving story with us. Who are you/have you been caring for and how do you help/have you helped care for this person?
  2. What have you learned from your experience as a caregiver? How has this experience affected you?
  3. What is a valuable piece of advice you’ve received from your aging friend or family member? What is a valuable piece of advice that you’ve given to them?
  4. What will you be studying in school in the Spring of 2020 and how has your role as a caregiver influenced your chosen career path?
  5. Why should you receive this scholarship and how will it help you?

 

https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-spring-2020

*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


AES Engineering Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarships

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2019

Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php


Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago Scholarship Program

The MCA of Chicago and several of our member contractors sponsor scholarship programs for

students enrolled in the Industrial Technology, Construction Management, Engineering, and other

disciplines related to the Mechanical Construction and Service Industry. This year, there are a

total of 11 scholarships being awarded for a combined total of $20,000.

Selection Process: Qualified students must demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in

mechanical contracting.

MCA-Chicago-Scholarship-Application


2020 Chicagoland Construction Scholarship Foundation

The Chicagoland Construction Scholarship Foundation supports future construction leaders by offering renewable scholarships to qualified college students studying construction engineering or construction management. To date, 73 students have been helped by the Foundation with over $350,000 in funds.

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Amount: Variable

Eligibility:

  • – Applicant must be majoring in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • – Applicant must be a sophomore or junior at the time of application.
  • – Applicant must have attended a Chicago Area High School.
  • – Applicant must be pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree.
  • – Applicant must be enrolled full time.
  • – Applicant must be a United States citizen or documented permanent resident.

Application: https://chicagolandagc.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/103055

Questions: 773-444-0465

Website: https://chicagolandagc.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/103055

 

*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Randy Owsley Memorial Scholarship – MTU Scholarship

The Randy Owsley Memorial Scholarship was developed by the Portage Health Foundation and Michigan Tech to give students the opportunity to shadow and work with Michigan Tech athletic trainers, who collaborate with local physicians to provide preventative services, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The $500 scholarships, renewable for one additional semester, are named after the late Randy Owsley, who spent 18 years as the Huskies’ head athletic trainer and passed away in 2015.

We are looking for applicants from various disciplines, not only those interested in becoming a physical/occupational therapist. Applicants should be interested in learning about healthcare from an athletic perspective, and available to commit 40 hours a semester minimum to team practices and travel. Complete the online form by July 19, 2019. Contact hcunning@mtu.edu with any questions.


Upper Peninsula Road Builders Association Logo Design – MTU Scholarship

The Upper Peninsula Road Builders Association (UPRBA) is an association of the fifteen Upper Peninsula county road commissions.  Since 1967 the Upper Peninsula Road Builders Association have been providing scholarships and other financial support to Michigan Tech University students.

The Upper Peninsula Road Builders Association is holding a logo design competition for Michigan Tech students to develop a logo that reflects the goals, mission and history of the Upper Peninsula road commissions.  The logo is intended to use on promotional items such as hats and shirts, and will also be used for electronic documents such as letterhead and websites.

The best logo will be selected by members of the UPRBA.  The winning artist will be provided with a $250 scholarship for tuition and fees at Michigan Tech.  If the UPRBA decides to use the winning logo for its branding efforts, the winning artist will receive another $250 scholarship to purchase unrestricted rights of use for the logo.

Deadline: May 3, 2019 at 5pm

Amount: $250, possibly $500

Eligibility: MTU Students

Application: Logo, PDF Format with a total file size of less than 10 meg. 

Questions:

Tim Colling, PhD., P.E.
Michigan Tech University
309 Dillman Hall
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone 906-487-2102
E-mail: tkcollin@mtu.edu

Upper Peninsula Road Builder Logo Competition


Alec Fisher Memorial Scholarship – MTU Scholarship

The Alec Fisher Memorial 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

Eligibility: 

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: https://form.jotform.com/200165431325140

Questions: scholarships@mtu.edu

Website: https://www.keweenawcommunityfoundation.org/alec-fisher-scholarship

Alec with his rescue dog, Echo.