Other Opportunities

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. 

ELLWOOD Group, Inc. is sponsoring the 13th Annual Metallurgy Scholarship, which is awarded to talented and dedicated material science/metallurgy students to encourage their pursuit of a career within the steel and heavy metal industry. The scholarship is open to juniors currently majoring in metallurgy/material science. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.75. A $15,000 scholarship will be awarded to the top candidate and up to three additional $5,000 scholarship will also be awarded. The winner will receive a paid internship at an ELLWOOD business unit in the USA during the summer of 2020. For more information, visit the ELLWOOD website at www.ellwoodgroup.com. Any questions should be emailed to egimet@elwd.com. The deadline for application submission is October 21, 2019. To apply, follow the link below. 

ITS Minnesota, a state chapter of ITS America, is sponsoring the ITS Minnesota Undergraduate Student Scholarship Competition for the 2019-2020 academic year. These scholarships are awarded to students who are interested in a career related to the transportation industry, particularly intelligent transportation systems. The deadline for application submission is October 18, 2019. Applications and questions regarding this scholarship opportunity should be emailed directly to Jacob Folkeringa of SRF Consulting Group, Inc. at jfolkeringa@srfconsulting.com. To apply, follow the link below. 

The  American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) is offering scholarships to current sophomore or junior students with a declared major in a field relating to the construction industry (i.e. Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, etc.). The deadline for application submission is November 1, 2019. To apply, follow the link below. 

The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) is offering scholarships to students seeking degrees in ready mixed concrete and construction/engineering industries. The deadline for application submission is November 30, 2019.  Scholarships will be awarded during the IRMCA Annual Convention held in early March 2020. For detailed information, including the scholarship application, follow the link below. 

The Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) is offering scholarships to students with sophomore status or above majoring in Civil or Construction Engineering. The deadline for application submission is November 30, 2019.  Scholarships will be awarded during the ICPA Annual Concrete Paving Workshop held in early February 2020 in Des Moines. For detailed information, including the scholarship application, 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.

The Cargill Global Scholars program provides financial support and leadership development opportunity to undergraduate students from around the world. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students studying in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk managementStudents will receive scholarship funds of up to $2,500 per year for up to three(3) years.  To be eligible  students must be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States, attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency, be a first or second year university student, demonstrate high academic performance, and demonstrate leadership potential.  For additional information or to apply follow the link below.

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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