Other Opportunities

Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship for Civil/Structural Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Management students has been announced for the upcoming Fall 2021/2022 school year. The program assists students who are pursuing undergraduate study in Civil or Structural Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management to support education and encourage the design and building of safer structures in our communities. The scholarship award is $2,000. The deadline to submit the application and required materials online is March 15, 2021. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

Engineering-scholarships.com is now accepting applications for the Basic Electric Circuits Engineering Scholarship Competition. If selected, the scholarship will be in the amount of $500. The deadline for applications is March 10, 2021. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

The Masonry Institute of Iowa’s Charles Nicolay Education Foundation was set up to support Iowa students continuing their education in the field Construction, Architecture, or Engineering. To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Iowa high school student or college student
  • Attend an Iowa institution
  • Attend a program related to construction/architecture/engineering/masonry field
  • Complete the entire application and submit with accompany documents
    • Must fill out online application and sign electronically
    • Include copy of school transcripts and current resume
    • Submit a 500 word essay and two letters of recommendation (one from a community leader, one from a teacher/instructor)

Applications are due February 28, 2021. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

The Raymond G. Alvine Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to assist deserving undergraduate architectural, mechanical, or electrical engineering students enrolled in the University of Nebraska system, Iowa State University, University of Iowa or Kansas State University. The scholarship will be awarded by June 15 each year for the following fall semester, and the amount will be up to $5,000 to any one student. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2021. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

The Iowa State University Women’s Club (ISUWC) again this year is recognizing the academic, personal, and community accomplishments of Iowa State University senior and graduate status women students with an ISUWC Scholarship. The ISUWC Scholarship is intended as an honor for personal achievement; financial need is not a consideration. A student may receive the scholarship only once.

The amount of the scholarship is $1000/year or $500/semester for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The number of scholarships varies from year to year depending upon the ISUWC funds available.

The criteria for the ISUWC Scholarship are:

  • Full-time senior or graduate female student at Iowa State University (Fall 2021 ISU classification)
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Demonstrate qualities of leadership and character that contribute to university and/or community life and further understanding and friendship

The deadline for applications to be submitted is February 12, 2021. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

The Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) website provides access to more than 30 scholarship opportunities from a variety of private and federal funding sources for students pursuing careers in STEM. The website also includes resources on how to build a strong application. Any questions related to these scholarship applications or how to use the online search to find fiunding opportunities should be directed to Liv Detrick at ldetrick@ibparticipation.org. For details on individual scholarships and to apply, follow the link below. 

Iowa State University Honors Program has developed a website with resources for students interested in applying to nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, such as Rhodes, Goldwater, Truman, etc. These fellowship and scholarship opportunities are available to both Honors and non-Honors students at ISU. They are merit based and successful candidates typically have a minimum 3.5 GPA and are active in leadership and/or service. Deadlines vary per scholarship/fellowship. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

TiMOTION is awarding five scholarships at $2000 each for full-time engineering students. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. For additional information or to apply, follow the link below.

ASCO Numatics will award two merit-based scholarships of $5000 each to exceptional undergraduate and graduate engineering students pursuing careers in manufacturing, processing, or other industrial automation related disciplines.  To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must be entering their junior or senior year in an an engineering, instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical, or automation discipline.  They must also have at least a 3.2 GPA and be a US Citizen or legal US resident.  Please follow the link below for additional information and the application.

Albert E. Phillips Scholarship through COAA (Construction Owners Association of America).  Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student who has successfully completed their freshman year at university and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Applications are due by March 1. Please follow the link below for additional information on how to apply for this award.

Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.  Must be enrolled full time, maintain a 3.0 GPA, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related technical discipline with an interest in Computer Science.  For additional information or to apply please follow the link below.

The Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students pursuing a degree in a STEM field who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Must be in pursuit of a degree in a STEM field, critical financial need, integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, min GPA of 3.0, attendance at a Honeywell Partner School or Horatio Alger Collegiate Partner institution and be in sophomore standing, be a US citizen.  For additional information or to apply please follow the link below.

The Innovation in Engineering Scholarship, sponsored by Crystal Group, was founded in 2013.  To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:  Enrolled in a full-time undergraduate engineering program working toward a bachelor’s degree, are either a military veteran, a child of a military veteran, or a military spouse, cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher, must have completed at least 60 semester hours to be eligible.  For additional information or to apply please follow the link below.

Influenster is offering the Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM to students who identify as female majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field. For additional information regarding this award or to apply, please follow the link below.

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