Other Opportunities

The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) has established a scholarship in honor of longtime IRMCA Director of Training and Outreach, Jerry Woods. The IRMCA is sponsoring a scholarship for 2020. The deadline to submit the application is April 1, 2020. For details on the scholarship and to apply, follow the link below. 

The Traverse Des Sioux Chapter of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers is sponsoring MSPE Engineering Scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. It is available to students entering their junior or senior year who are enrolled in an engineering program whose permanent address is within one of the 17 Minnesota TDS counties (Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, LeSueur, Martin, McLeod, Nicollet, Nobles, Rice, Rock, Sibley, Steele, Waseca, or Watonwan). The Chapter will be offering at least one $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to submit the application is March 20, 2020. For details on the scholarship and to apply, follow the link below. 

The Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship program assists students who are pursuing undergraduate study in Civil/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 and is for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year. First-time scholarship recipients are also eligible for an all-expenses-paid trip to company headquarters in California the week of July 27, 2020 as part of the Simpson Strong-Tie fellowship. The deadline to submit the application and required materials online is March 31, 2020. For details on the scholarship and to apply, follow the link below. 

Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are accepting applications for the Cargill Global Scholars Program. The program is available to Iowa State students who are in their freshman or sophomore year of undergraduate studies, are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and demonstrate high academic performance and leadership potential. Ten scholars will be chosen in the United States, and each student will receive an annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to two years; fully funded travel and participation in two Leadership Development Seminars held during Summer 2020 and Summer 2021; in-person networking with fellow scholars from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia; and one-on-one mentorship from Cargill executives in the United States and abroad. The deadline for this year’s application submission is March 5, 2020. For details on the scholarship and to apply, follow the link below. 

The Raymond G. Alvine (RGA) Memorial Scholarship is available to students pursuing careers in mechanical, electrical, or architectural engineering through accredited state engineering schools at the University of Nebraska System, University of Iowa, Iowa State University, or Kansas State University. Graduating high school seniors through undergraduate juniors are eligible to apply. The RGA Memorial Scholarship is awarded by June 15 each year for the following fall semester. The amount awarded will be up to $5,000 to any one student. The deadline for this year’s application submission is March 31, 2020. For details on the scholarship and to apply, follow the link below. 

Dotcom-Monitor, in partnership with LoadView, is offering their annual Women in Computing Scholarship for females currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in Computer Science and related STEM majors.They will be awarding one $1,000 scholarship for 2020. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2020 at 11:59pm CST. For details on the scholarship and 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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