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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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  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.