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Incoming Student Scholarship Guide
MEP promotes external opportunities via the MEP411 blog ( Similarly, this blog lists opportunities available to incoming college engineering students. Additional external scholarships are listed here:
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  • $1000 Academic Scholarship for Hispanic Seniors from Rumba and USHLI

    Must have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry
    2.5 Minimum GPA
    Non-US citizens allowed to apply
    Deadline: November 30

  • Lost your summer internship? Check out this opportunity from AT&T!

    The AT&T College Recruiting team will be hosting the AT&T Summer Learning Academy, a self-paced online learning “externship” certificate program, designed to support college students who do not have an internship this summer

  • Scholarships

    Inside are links to many available scholarships. View each for requirements and qualifications. Apply today!

  • NSHSS STEAM Scholarship 2020

    High school seniors planning to major in a STEAM field (science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics), including any area related to the medical field.

  • SAE International Foundation - Scholarships for High School Seniors

    Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations, and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Also avaible for high school seniors.

  • Computer Science Summer Institute

    A 3-week intro to computer science for graduating high school seniors. It is aimed towards historically underrespresetned groups in the field. There are 3 programs to choose from listed on the site based on where you're looking into taking your secondary education. Click on the link for more information on this great opportunity!

  • Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship

    Scholarship intended for undocumented students and open to incoming students only.  Wholistic review of applicants including personal story/financial need, extracurricular involvement, and academic promise. 

  • Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

    Lockheed Martin is launching a scholarship of $10,000 to 200 students starting 2019. High school students with a gpa of 3.5 or above that are also willing to be considered for a paid internship at their company. You can follow the link to be alerted of when the application opens.  

  • GMiS Scholarship

    This scholarship ranges from $500 to $10,000. It is given to a student with a minimum gpa of 3.0 who is going into a STEM field. The application opens February 2019.

  • The Dream U.S. First Time College Student Scholarship

    This $25,000 scholarship is awarded to a DACA or TPS student. The application deadline is March 8th, 2019.

  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    This scholarship is given to a graduating senior. The amount is not specified but it is four year renewable. It is open to students of any major. The application is open from Nov 1st - Feb 1st.

  • ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship

    The American Nuclear Society sponsor this $1,000 scholarship. It is awarded to a student going into a STEM field with courses that show an interest in nuclear science and tech. The deadline for this application is April 1st, 2019.

  • Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

    This is a $5,000 four year renewable scholarship given by Microsoft. It is aimed towards Black students interested in tech with majors such as Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Information Systems. The deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019. 

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship ranges from $500 to $5,000 based on relative need among other applicants. Eligible applicants include U.S citizens, permanent legal residents, and DACA or elligible non-citizens (as defined by FAFSA). The deadline for this application is ...

  • The Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering

    This $5,000 scholarship is sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. It is awarded to a student going into engineering that is of an ethnic minority (i.e. Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, Native America). All applications must be recieved by March 1st, 2019.

  • Chicago Engineers Foundation

    This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a high school senior living or going to school in Chicago with a minimum unweighted gpa of 2.5 and an ACT score of 21 or SAT of 990. Must be intending to study Engineering of some kind. Application opens January 2019.

  • PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship

    This $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a student entering or continuing school as a full time undergrad student. Undocumented, DACA, and Legal Non-Residents are all eligible to apply. The deadline is May 31, 2019. 

  • NSBE Fulfilling the Legacy Scholarship

    Scholarship sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers of $1,500. Awarded to a student with 3.0 or higher and open to students of all majors. Eligibile applicants include U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Non-Residents. The application deadline is January 4th, 2019.

  • Leroy Callendar NSBE Jr. Scholarship

    This scholarship of $500 is sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers. Awarded to a student with a 3.0 or higher. Applicants can be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or Non-Residents. The deadline is January 4th, 2019.

  • NSBE Jr. Graduating Senior Scholarship

    The National Society of Balck Engineers sponsors this scholarship of $1,000 to a graduating senior with a 3.0 or higher. The Deadline to apply is January 4th 2019.

  • SHPE Scholarship for Graduating Senior

    Given out by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to a graduating senior going into a STEM field. Minimum GPA of 2.75, must be a SHPE Jr. Memember and plan to enroll as a full time student in a University. Amount TBD.