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  • NSF-funded IOT summer REU program

    Guest speakers, lab tours, and field tripsOn-campus housing and meals (3 meals per day)$4,800 stipend ($600/week) June 21 - August 14, 2020 at UC Irvine
    Deadline: February 22Apply here

  • Exxon Mobil Hispanic Heritage Foundation Fellowship Opportunity

    Students will meet with an ExxonMobil professional 5 times and receive a $1,000 educational grant.

    • Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geoscience,  Material Science, or Engineering Mechanical Engineering
    • GPA 3.5+
    • US Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • Engineering, Science and Law Internship Program

    Interested in public policy? The Illinois EPA is looking for engineers for a 12-week paid internship which will provide real world engineering experience. 

  • Study Abroad Opportunities and Info Sessions

    Open for a list of ACES and LAS short-term summer study abroad programs that are open to all majors. All applications are due at 11:59pm on February 15th.

  • PwC Events

    Event: PwC Info Night

    Who: Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors in a 5-year program

    Date:  Monday, February 3rd, 2020


    Event:  Start & Career Preview Info Night

    Date:  Tuesday, February 4th, 2020


  • Cybersecurity Research Program

    Apply for a 5- or 10-week summer program for cybersecurity research! Deadline extended.

    More Info | Contact 

  • BP Early Engagement Programs

    Look at one of BP's three programs:
    BP scholars program
    BP STEP leadership program
    Supply and trading sophomore experience

  • Georgia Tech Summer Research $6,000 Stipend

    *10 week research experience
    *$6k stipend (which covers the stipend, meals, ground transportation costs, baggage fees OR mileage and on campus parking costs).
    *Students also receive on campus housing, roundtrip airfare, graduate student mentoring, and social events. 

    Deadline is Friday February 28th, 2020 5pm eastern
    More info here

  • AISES VGT Scholarship and Internship

    VGT an Aristocrat Company Scholarship- $2,500 Scholarship for CS, ECE. More details here.
    Software Engineer Internship in Franklin, TN $500/wk, housing provided, weekly transportation allowance. More details here

  • Engineering Scholarship Opportunities

    Visit this link for a list of scholarships for continuing students!

  • HACU Leader-in-Residence Program Florida Oct. 31 - Nov.2, 2020

    Hispanic Association of College and Universities (HACU) is accepting applications for their Leader-in-Residence program which provides leadership and career development training for undergraduates. Selected students will receive a scholarship including round-trip airfare, lodging, and conference registration. 
    More information | Apply

  • Argonne Immersive Summer Experience

    Three exciting opportunities:
    Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)
    Student Research Participation (SRP) Program
    Research Aide (RA) Program

  • Bailey Scholarship for Cause Driven Leaders

    $3,000 per year to undergraduates who have demonstrated positive impact and commitment as a result of service, community, involvement, leadership, and action. 
    For more information and to apply click here
    Deadline: February 16

  • 10-Week Summer Program

    Community-Academic Scholars Initiative
    For undergraduates from any discipline interested in addressing critical issues in the areas of health equity, brain health, and poverty or social inequality. 
    Deadline: February 1, 2020


    See attached for several research opportunities here at UIUC.

  • Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Scholarship

    For students:
    Interested in aviation-related careers
    2.5+ GPA 
    Involved in extra-curricular activities
    US Citizen

    Learn More | Application

  • UC Irvine Graduate Programs

    Graduate Opportunities at UCI (GO-UCI): Visit day to preview graduate programs and labs in Engineering & Information and Computer Sciences and connect with UC Irvine faculty and students to learn more about the graduate admission process. 

    When: November 14-15, 2019
    Where: University of California, Irvine
    Cost: Free, including meals. Travel awards available for applicants outside of Southern CA. 
    Deadline: Sunday, October 20, 2019

    For more information and application, visit:

  • Scholarship for STEM Master's Degree at Cambridge

    Are you a STEM student interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree at Cambridge University? The National and International Scholarships Program is offering an informational event about the Churchill Scholarship on Friday, September 13th.  

  • Illinois Club Scholarships

    Scholarships for any major. 
    Minimum GPA 2.75

    Find out more here

  • Fall 2019 i-Program Series Dates

    The Illinois Leadership® Center (ILC) would like to inform you about upcoming free leadership development opportunities to share with your students.

    As the cornerstone initiative of the ILC, I-Programs are designed as six (6) hours seminars (typically on Saturdays) which focus on a particular aspect of leadership practice. Each program is applicable to all academic majors and programs.

  • Engineering Research Fair & International Research Symposium

    Interested in doing Research? Check out the Research Fair September 5 from 4-6pm in the Illini Union Rooms A, B, C

  • SHPE Scholarships!

    There are ELEVEN scholarships for SHPE students ranging from $1,000-$5,000, varying qualifications. All applications due June 30th. APPLY NOW!

  • Prospanica Scholarship

    Multiple scholarships available ranging from $2K-$5K

    • US citizen, legal permanent resident, DACA recipient
    • Hispanic/Latino heritage
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Sophomore+
      Deadline: May 27
      Apply now
  • Graduate Research Opportunity

    A research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, Sunflower and Plant Biology Research Unit in Fargo, North Dakota. Application Deadline is June 4th, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • IURA

    The IURA program is a collaborative cohort of accomplished and experienced students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ambassadors are responsible for promoting undergraduate research on the UIUC campus and helping the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) to develop and maintain student-focused programs that represent UIUC’s diverse array of disciplines. Deadline for Applications: April 23, 2019 at 11:59pm

  • Illinois Leadership Scholarship

    Stan Sutherland is a LAS graduate (Class of 1968) who created a scholarship for LAS students who have been involved with the ILC. Those involved in the Illinois Leadership Center and enrolled in the College of LAS are encouraged to applyDeadline: April 12

  • Western Digital Scholarship

    The Western Digital Scholarship Program was established to help realize the potential of future scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. The global program is committed to awarding up to $1 million in scholarships to encourage and assist students whose educational opportunities would be expanded by financial assistance. For more information on eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit

    Application Due Date: April 3, 2019

    Questions can be directed

  • WYSE Summer Camp Staff Position

    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. Learn more about the positions available and apply today!

  • 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‐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.


    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.

    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 Please use "ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship" in the subject line.

  • DGS Summer Job

    The Division of General Studies (DGS) is seeking undergraduate student leaders to assist with our New Student Registration program. Candidates must be available for full day training May 13-16, 2019. Peer advisors will be responsible for working approximately 25 hours per week from May 28-July 2. The pay for this position is $10 per hour. There will be hosting two informational sessions so students can learn more about this position. It’s not required that a student attend one of these to apply, but we do highly encourage their attendance. February 26: 9-10am in IUB 514; March 5: 3-4pm in IUB 514 

    Email a cover letter, resume and three references to Jessica Arnold, by 5pm on March 25, 2019. Applications received after 5pm will not be considered. Application deadline is March 25 at 5pm.

  • GEM GRAD Lab

    Please join us for the Spring 2019 GEM GRAD Lab hosted by the Missouri University of Science and Technology Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, 2019 at the Missouri University of Science & Technology campus. If you are remotely interested in going to graduate school to obtain your Master's or PhD degree in a STEM field, this is a FREE event you do not want to miss!

  • 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 

  • Buckeye REU Program

    Ohio Sate is seeking science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors to participate in research for biomechanics and mechanobiology. Travel and housing are accomidated for and the rogram dates are May 21 – July 27, 2019. Application deadline has been extended, they are now due Friday March 22th at 11:59pm EST

  • 2019 REACH Program

    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks minority students to apply to REACH 2019, an exciting graduate engineering preview program this spring at the University of Southern California.Through the REACH program, under-represented engineering achievers get firsthand exposure to research opportunities, world-class faculty, academic programs, student services and mentoring resources. Apply to the 2019 REACH program taking place Thursday, April 25th - Saturday, April 27th. Application deadline is February 22, 2019

  • Congressional Internship Program

    Are you an undergraduate student looking for a paid internship in Washington, D.C.? Do you want to develop your professional skills and connect with powerful Latino leaders? Apply to the Congressional Hispanic Caucas Institute, inc. internship program from Aug.26 2019 - Nov. 15 2019 (12 weeks). Airfare, housing, health insurance, and public transportation included! Deadline to apply is February 22 

  • 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. 

  • Georgia Tech SURE Program

    SURE is an excellent way to experience the Georgia Tech campus, a research lab environment, and graduate school. This program is committed to increasing the number of qualified students who are traditionally under-represented in STEM fields. Apply today! Deadline is February 28

    Questions can be directed to 

  • Entrepreneurial Research at UCONN

    Have you ever considered starting your own business, seeking a patent for one of your ideas, or are interested in cutting edge research and translating those ideas to the marketplace? 10-12 student participants will get the opportunit to conduct research with individual faculty laboratories and their graduate students over a 10 week period (June 3rd – August 9th, 2019) at the University of Connecticut! Applicants should ensure their application materials, including an up-to-date resume and 1 recommendation letter, are received by February 15th, 2019.

  • 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 with questions.

  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

    The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Northwestern University offers a 9-week, paid summer research experience for undergraduates. Students are matched with leading research professors in science and engineering fields. The program dates for 2019 are June 17th to August 16th. Applications are due Feb. 15, 2019. Participants are paid a $4,500.00 stipend, receive a travel allowance, and are provided with on-campus housing. For more information, visit the website. If you have any questions, please contact

  • 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 

  • 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.

  • 2019 Summer Research- University of Tennessee-Knoxville

    The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program (SURE) is a strategic initiative of the college’s Office of Diversity Programs. The goal of this program is recruit students from broadening participation programs (LSAMP, McNair, etc.) to engage in research and prepare for graduate school. The program will take place at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and run from June 3, 2019 to July 26, 2019. The deadline to submit your application is Friday, March 1, 2019 

    If you have any questions, please contact, Travis Griffin, at 


  • ASEE Video Contest

    The American Society for Engineering Education is having a video contest to celebrate theor 125th Anniverasary. Create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years, upload it and email it to by Friday, February 15th (11:59 EST)! You could win up to a $3,000 cash prize and trip to Washington, D.C. to attend their annual confrence. Find out more details and view the rubric for the contest here.