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Scholarships, careers, and opportunities for MEP students. Links to more scholarship listings for continuing students, department scholarships, and external scholarships here: https://grainger.illinois.edu/admissions/costs/undergraduate.
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  • Software Engineering Fellowship

     Sof organizes a competitive fellowship that gives students the opportunity to work with software developers on open source geospatial projects during the summer. The fellowship runs for 12 weeks, June - August, and fellows will receive a $6,000 stipend.  Detailed information about this program and the application can be found here. The deadline for the application is March 15th, 2019.

  • Illinois Engineering Summer Camp LEADer

    Are you an Illinois student who loves science, engineering, and mathematics? Are you interested in mentoring the next generation of students, inspiring them to pursue careers in STEM? If so, consider becoming a WYSE Summer Camp LEADer. Illinois Engineering Summer Camps need Lead Counselors, Day and Night Counselors, and Lab Assistants. Camps will run for six weeks, with individual camps running from Sunday afternoon through Saturday morning. You will have the flexibility to choose which weeks you would like to work. This is a paid position open to both undergraduates and graduates. Visit wyse.engineering.illinois.edu/summer‐camps/jobs/ to learn more about the positions available and apply today!

  • MERGE 2019

    Minority Juniors and Seniors interested in graduate school are encouraged to apply to MERGE 2019. The program dates are September 26-28, taking place at our very own UIUC campus. Deadline for all required materials is on August 9, 2019.

  • UC Berkeley Engineering Preview Day

    The UC Berkeley College of Engineering is hosting its sixth annual Engineering Preview Day, April 10-13, 2019. This 3 day event is for students who intend to pursue a PhD in engineering and plan to apply this coming fall. Preview Day provides students the opportunity to meet individually with engineering faculty in their discipline, socialize with Berkeley graduate students, network with campus research centers and Bay Area National Labs. Airfare, housing accommodations and meals for student participants throughout the event wil be covered. The deadline to apply is March 14, 2019.

  • NCSA REU-INCLUSION

    National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is seeking students to apply for a 10-week paid summer software-in-research training program. Successful applicants will work full-time on one of socially-impactful INCLUSION research projects that develop and use open source software.  Applications must be submitted by March 18, 2019 to receive full consideration. Program session: May 20 – July 26, 2019

  • Suratt Scholarship

    The Anne Elizabeth Suratt Memorial Scholarship Fund is designated for juniors, seniors or fifth year undergraduates. Applicants must be of junior, senior or fifth year status in the Fall 2018 semester. Preference is also given to students with demonstrated financial need. In addition, students must demonstrate vision, perseverance and enthusiasm for his/her chosen field. This application and all supporting materials must be received or postmarked by the EXTENDED deadline of March 8, 2019.

    http://publish.illinois.edu/morrill-engineering/2019/03/08/suartt-scholarship/

    Questions about scholarships? Contact: Christine Edwards; 217-300-3898

  • 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

    Exxon Mobil Corporation has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields for Hispanic college students. ExxonMobil is seeking to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science. There exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship. The 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 12, 2019, @11:59 p.m

    If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use "ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship" in the subject line.

  • Still looking for a summer internship? - Inventus Power

    Inventus Power has 4 intern positions available for this summer (~June 10- August 16). 
    * Sophomore+
    * US Citizen or Green Card
    * 3 Focus Factory Intern positions - ISE
    * 1 Quality Engineer position - MechSE/EE/ISE 

  • Illinois LAtino Council on Higher Education

    The Illinois LAtino Council on Higher Education is accepting applications for two scholarships: The Dr. Arias Scholarship Award for Writing and the ILACHE Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 8th, 2019, All scholarship recipients will be recognized during the 2019 ILACHE Conference on April 19th in Chicago, Illinois. 

  • City Scholars

    Join the College of Engineering for a semester-long study and work program in Chicago. Representatives from the City Scholars program will be hosting an information session Wednesday, February 13th  at 4:00pm, in Everitt Laboratory Room #1302.

    Application is due Friday, February 15, 2019. Visit the City Scholars website for more information and to apply or email cityscholars@illinois.edu with questions.

  • Get Ready for Grad School

    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is pleased to invite you to apply to REACH 2019, an exciting graduate engineering preview program this spring at USC’s University Park Campus near downtown Los Angeles.Round-trip transportation, lodging and meals for REACH participants will be paid for by the USC Viterbi School. The program will be taking place Thursday, April 25th - Saturday, April 27th. Please note the 2019 REACH application deadline is February 22, 2019.

    Questions? Please contact Kevin Henry at gradinfo@viterbi.usc.edu 

  • 2019-2020 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship

    The deadline for phsase I of the HSF Scholarship is February 15! Create a MyHSF profile and start Phase 1 of the application today don’t let the opportunity to apply for an HSF scholarship pass you by! This phase should only take 30 minutes to an hour, to complete. No essays or recommendations are required for Phase I.

  • Chicago Summer Cancer Research

    Apply to a Northwestern University 8-week summer research program (Monday, June 24 - Friday, August 16) to learn new techniques and protocols in cancer research using physical sciences concepts and methodology.
    Deadline: March 1

  • LSAMP REU at Cornell

    Sophomores and Juniors
    GPA 3.0 or higher
    2 Letters of Recommendation
    Deadline: February 15

  • NIDA Summer Research Internship

    The internship may include laboratory experiments, data collection, data analysis, formal courses, participation in lab meetings, patient interviews, manuscript preparation and literature reviews.

    More Information and Application

  • City of Champaign Engineering Intern

    Engineering Interns will assist with City engineering services, construction site inspections, infrastructure mapping and data management projects.

    More information 

  • Great Minds in STEM Scholarship

    Merit-based scholarships ranging from $500-$10,000. Will receive transportation support to the HENAAC Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL from September
    25 – 29, 2019. Deadline April 1, 2019.
    *Minimum GPA 3.0.  APPLY NOW!

  • Cargill Global Scholars Program

    Cargill Global Scholars receive an annual scholarship award of $2,500 for up to two years, participate in a fully-funded three-day leadership seminar during the first year of the program and a fully funded Global Leadership Seminar to be held at one of Cargill’s global locations during the second year of the program, and are paired with a Cargill leader who will serve as a mentor.

    Program Specialist with the Cargill Global Scholars Program Team, will be visiting our campus to share more information about this opportunity. 

    Cargill Global Scholars Program Information Session

    Thursday, January 24th, 3:30-4:30 pm

    514 Illini Union Bookstore

  • Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

    Students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group will be eligible to receive a renewable $10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship. If you are a Freshman/sophomore undergraduate students with a 3.0 or above GPA you are encouraged to learn more about this opportunity here.

  • Bailey Scholarship Program

    The Bailey Undergraduate awards are $3000 awards ($1500/semester) given each year to undergraduate students at UIUC who have demonstrated positive impact and commitment as a result of service, community involvement, leadership, and action. Financial need and academic achievement will also be considered.  

    Apply online by February 15 

    Questions? Contact Kasey Umland

    Director, Bailey Scholarship Program | 217.337.1514 | bailey@universityymca.org

  • The Windy City AOC Scholarship Award Program

    The Windy City Association of Old Crows (WC-AOC) is extending their scholarship deadline to November 30th. This scholarship is open to Chicago-area college students in STEM and with an interest in National Defense. 

    For more information on submitting your application visit this link

  • Concentration Focused Scholarships

    Still searching for scholarships? Check out the links below!

    Aerospace: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/freshman/

    Chemical: www.aiche.org/students/scholarships/index.aspx

    Electrical: www.ee-scholarship.org

    Industrial: www.iienet2.org/Details.aspx?id=857

  • W.E C.A.N Summer Fellowship Program

    Wildlife Engineers Co-managaing Agriculture and Nature are looking to bring together underrepresented minority undergrads for their summer fellowship program. This is an all expese paid trip for two summers in which students will be given the opportunity to work on engineering related projects in South Africa and conduct research for the Summer Research Opportunites Program at UIUC. Apply Today!

  • $30,000 Harry S. Truman Scholarship

    Truman Scholarship Information Session
    Thursday, October 11th, 3:30-4:30 pm
    514 Illini Union Bookstore

    Truman Scholarship Writing Workshop
    Friday, October 12th, 3:00-4:00 pm
    514 Illini Union Bookstore

    For more information, contact the scholarships office at topscholars@illinois.edu or visit our website at www.topscholars.illinois.edu 

  • Dept of Defense Full Scholarship and Employment Agreement

    A full tuition scholarship while in school
    An annual stipend
    Summer research internships
    A job after graduating in their STEM field at a cutting edge Department of Defense Facility

    *Must be U.S. Citizen over 18 years of age
    *3.0 Minimum GPA

  • NACME Grant for Fall Semester

    Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 grant toward a project in Green Technology.
    *NACME Scholar  
    *Rising Junior or Senior
    Deadline: August 10, 2018

  • Chevron Scholarship - Deadline Extended

    *Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Civil, Environmental, Petroleum, CIS, MIS, IT and Computer Science
    *3.0 GPA
    *Extra-curricular activity
    *US Citizen/Permanent Resident
    *Interest in engergy industry
    Deadline: July 26

  • $500-$10,000 HENAAC Scholarship

    * STEM degree
    * Minimum GPA 3.0
    * Hispanic or strong presence in Hispanic community

    DEADLINE11:59 PM PST, April 30, 2018

  • HENAAC (Hispanic) Scholarship

    All STEM majors
    Minimum 3.0 GPA
    Must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate strong leadership or service within the Hispanic community

    Scholarships range from $500-$10,000

  • Cargill Global Scholars Program

    Up to $5,000 | Leadership and enrichment activities | Academic and professional guidance 

    * US Citizen
    * Freshman or Sophomore in Engineering, Food Science, International Relations, Agriculture
    Learn more

  • AISES - Scholarship Application Webinar

    Get Your Scholarship Application Noticed - A Webinar Presented by Chevron March 1, 2018 at 4:00pm 

    More infoRegister

  • PG&E scholarship - Build a better California

    $1,000-$10,000 Scholarship available for Californians here!

    Accepting submissions from December 1, 2017-February 5, 2018.

  • Sandia National Labs Scholarship Opportunity

    Critical Skills Master's Program

    Sandia's Critical Skills Master's Program (CSMP) is a special, entry-level hiring program, which provides new or recent technical bachelor's degree candidates the opportunity to pursue a fully funded Masters of Science degree. The CSMP program is designed to attract talent pursuing key disciplines aligned with Sandia's national security mission, including Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Electrical Engineering. Learn more about CSMP.

    Master's Fellowship Program

    Exceptional candidates with bachelor's degrees can receive fully funded master's of science degrees through Sandia's Master's Fellowship Program. Successful applicants will become full-time Sandia employees. After working at Sandia for at least two months, participants will enter graduate school full-time, while receiving benefits and stipends from Sandia. Participants are guaranteed job placement at Sandia after receiving their master's degrees. Learn more about MFP.

    CMSP: http://www.sandia.gov/careers/special_programs/critical_skills_program.html

    MFP: http://www.sandia.gov/careers/special_programs/masters_fellowships_program.html

    http://www.sandia.gov/careers/special_programs/_assets/documents/MFP_SandiaLabs_Flyer.pdf

    http://www.sandia.gov/careers/special_programs/_assets/documents/CSMP_SandiaLabs_Flyer.pdf

     

  • Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    The children of Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., will award a Memorial Scholarship in his honor to oneNigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student pursing an undergraduate or graduatelevel engineering degree at an accredited college/university in the United States of America. The Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., Memorial Scholarship award may vary each year. For this year we will beawarding a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship may be used for tuition and fees, books andsupplies. All applicants will be notified of the scholarship committee's decision on or before Friday,May 26, 2018 at 8pm Pacific Standard Time (PST).

    Applicants for the Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., Memorial Scholarship must:

    1. Be a Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student pursing an undergraduate or graduate level engineering degree at an accredited college/university in the United States of America.

    2. Have a cumulative grade point average (gpa) of : Secondary (high school) students matriculating to a 4-year college/university arerequired to have at least a cumulative 3.0 gpa to apply. College/University undergraduate and graduate students are required to have at least acumulative 2.5 gpa to apply.   

    Applications must include the following documentation and be RECEIVED BY: February 18, 2018 at 8pm PST

    1. A completed Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Application

    2. Current resume from applicant (should include list of activities and honors).

    3. One letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to the applicant’s academic credentials. Letter of recommendation may not be from a relative of the applicant.

    4. Academic transcripts from your current institution and/or enrollment verification letter if you will be matriculating to a new program during the 2018-2019 academic year. (If you are matriculating from high school to a four year college/university you are required to submit verification of enrollment from your college/university and complete high school transcripts).

    5. An electronic digital photo and signed photo/image use waiver.

    6. Completion of Application Essay Prompt (essay should be no more than 500 words).

    PLEASE NOTE: The Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the top three candidates for a phone or virtual interview, after which the final selection will be made.

    The application and associated application materials must be submitted together electronically to apply@aiascholarship.com via e-mail. In the subject of your e-mail for your electronic submission please write: "AIA SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION."

    Applications are due by: February 18, 2018 at 8pm PST.For scholarship details please refer to: www.aiascholarship.com

  • The Illinois Club Scholarships

    Over $25,000 in Scholarships

    Are you an undergraduate with at least a 2.75 GPA?

    • Will you have at least 60 hours of credit by the end ofthe Fall 2017 semester?

    • Do you graduate no earlier then December 2018?

    Then you may qualify for one of our scholarships.

    More information and an application can be found at www.theillinoisclub.org/scholarship.php

    Application deadline is October 15

  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship - for juniors

    The National and International Scholarships Program is offering a two-day event about the Harry S. Truman Scholarship which offers $30,000 towards graduate study in public service fields.  Only Juniors are eligible for the award.

    Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3:30-4:30 – Information session & discussion w/ former Truman Scholar.

    Friday, Oct. 14 from 3:30-4:30 – Workshop on how to craft a Truman Application.

    *Both sessions held in the Illini Union Bookstore, 5th Floor, Rm 514.

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scholarship

    Earn up to $9,500 and paid summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the US. Application deadline: January 31, 2017

  • AISES Scholarships

    To learn more about each program, eligibility, application requirements and more, please visit our website at: www.aises.org/scholarships.

    Open Scholarships (see attached)

     

  • Association of Old Crows (AOC) Educational Foundation (AEF) Scholarship Application

    Earn a $12,500 scholarship! Application deadline: Friday, May 13, 2016

  • HENAAC Scholarship Application Portal Now Open

    Earn a scholarship award ranging from $500-$10,000. Application deadline: April 30, 2016

  • AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

    Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of STEM from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

  • Buick Achievers Scholarship

    Earn a renewable scholarship of up to $25,000 per year. Application deadline: February 29, 2016.

     

  • Scholarship Guide for African American Students

    This guide also offers great advice on winning scholarships, including tips from scholarship program guru Deshundra Walker, from Thurgood Marshall College.

  • Shell 2016 Scholarship

    Apply for a $5,000 scholarship from Shell for the 2016-2017 academic year! Application deadline: March 3, 2016

  • The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) Scholarship Application

    Earn a $2,000 scholarship! Application deadline: Monday, May 11 at 5:00pm CST.

  • Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) 2015-2016 HENAAC Scholarship

    The HENAAC scholarship application portal is now open! Apply today.

  • Syracuse University Interactive Biomaterials REU

    Interested in research on biomaterials? Earn a $5,400 scholarship and university housing.

  • ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship

    Pursuing a career in industrial automation? Earn a $5,000 scholarship!

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

    Earn $7,500 to pursue a PhD in a STEM field.

  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program

    Apply for a good-through-graduation scholarship. Deadline: Jan 14, 2015.