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  • 2013 NASA ASP Scholarship Application

     

     

    The 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application is now open. The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program seeks to attract students interested in the field of aeronautics to work with NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) which is directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation's air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles. The ARMD focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics.

     

    Undergraduate Students

    $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses

    $10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center

    Up to 2 years of support

    For more information or to start an application, please visit https://nasa.asee.org/.

    
    

  • 2014-2015 Dads Association Scholarship

    Win one of six $2,000 scholarships! Deadline: November 7, 2014

  • 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 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.

  • $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 

  • $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

  • ABE 452

    ABE 452 - Engineering for Disaster Resilience in Puerto Rico

    ABE 452 - Engineering for Disaster Resilience

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Link to flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11kMhFX6HG5xNRIzJBx64ZBocyt6QeVSu/view?usp=sharing

    For more information visit: https://drrhecnifa.web.illinois.edu/wp/

    For questions email: drr.hec.nifa_contact.info@lists.illinois.edu

    - This course is designed to engage students in the development of pathways towards designs for sustainable and resilient food, energy, and water provision for disaster-prone regions.

    - We work with communities in Puerto Rico, on real world problems, and seek to develop relationships with other stakeholders around Puerto Rico.

    - Students will review social factors that provide context for specific regions, while quantifying potential engineering resilience provided to communities.

    - Students will directly work with local communities, aid organizations, and peer institutions in the identification and implementation of sustainable and resilient responses.

     

     

  • 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.

  • 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

  • AISES - Scholarship Application Webinar

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

    More infoRegister

  • 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)

     

  • 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

  • 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

  • Apple Latinx Exchange

    The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has partnered with Apple to bring engaging and varied experiences to college students.

    Apple will be hosting a career panel discussion on April 28, 2021, titled Latinx Exchange.

    Offered by their employee resource group Amigos@Apple, is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a technology career.

    The Latinx Exchange provides a forum for Apple Latinx employees to share their respective stories and offer advice to students in the early stages of their professional careers as they speak of the infinite possibilities in the world of technology.

    Software engineers who work for the Apple Cloud Services (ACS) organization will discuss challenges and inspirations as members of the tech field.

    The Apple Cloud Services team is responsible for crafting systems for Apple services such as iCloud, iTunes, Siri, Maps, and Apple’s software developers take great pride in providing user-friendly products.

    Students who would like to learn more about applying to work at Apple, will have the opportunity to speak with recruiters from the Apple Cloud Services team, and receive guidance in Apple’s hiring process.

    Additionally, students will hear about the importance of diversity and inclusion from Apple’s Latinx employees, and learn how commitment to this mission makes it  one of the top technology companies in the nation.

     

    The Latinx Exchange is scheduled for April 28 at 2:00 PM PDT. 

    Deadline to register is April 21.

    Link to register: https://applecorp.avature.net/test2021?projectId=12987&source=US+Event+Portal&tags=privacy+consent_obtained

    If you have any questions about this event, please feel free to contact Student Services at chnip@hacu.net.  We hope to see your university represented at the Amigos@Apple Latinx Exchange!

     

  • Argonne Immersive Summer Experience

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

  • ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship

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

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

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

  • Avery Brundage Scholarship

    Gifted students and exceptional athletes apply today

  • 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

  • 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

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

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

  • Book Scholarship

    The University of Illinois Latina/o Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA) invites current U of I students to apply for its 2013-2014 Illinois LLAA Book Scholarship.

    Deadline for submission:  September 20, 2013

  • Boren $20,000 Study Abroad Scholarship

    Multiple Illinois students each year receive $20,000 towards their studies abroad under the Boren Program, and it would be great if more of our students were aware of this fantastic opportunity.

  • BP Early Engagement Programs

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

  • BP's Discovery Days

    Application Deadline:  April 15, 2013

    Program targeted toward freshman and sophomore diversity candidates

    Introducing BP’s Discovery Days, a diversity leadership program specifically designed to develop the abilities you’ll need to be a success in your career – and prepare you to become a strong leader on campus and in your professional future. You’ll learn about the energy industry, build professional skills and earn a $1000 scholarship along the way.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Buick Achievers Scholarship

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

     

  • Cargill Global Scholars- Deadline March 1, 2014

    The Cargill Global Scholars Program provides financial support ($2,500 for up to three years) and leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring program. These enrichment activities have been designed to help foster and enhance the Cargill Global Scholars’ leadership potential and critical thinking skills, and equip them with the tools necessary for becoming global leaders and decisions makers.

    Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing university students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management.

    Who Can Apply?

    Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:

    1. Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States.
    2. Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
    3. Be a first or second year university student
    4. Demonstrate high academic performance
    5. Demonstrate leadership potential

    Preference will be given to applicants who:

    1. Demonstrate financial need
    2. Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
    3. Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country

    For more information on the specific requirements for your country and to see if you may be eligible for a Cargill Global Scholarship, please visit the FAQ Section.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Churchill Scholarship - Deadline: October 9

    Pursue one year of graduate work at Churchill College, Cambridge University!

  • City of Champaign Engineering Intern

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

    More information 

  • 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.

  • CMCC Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

    APPLICATION DUE MARCH 12, 2021

    - The Center for Mechanical Control of Chemistry (CMCC) is a new research center funded by the National Science Foundation

    - Each summer, starting with this coming summer, the Center will have a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program

    - Undergraduate students will carryout fundamental research as a full member of a research group at one of the affiliated center locations (University of Pennsylvania, University of New York City, Texas A&M University, Northwestern University,and University of California-Merced) over a 10 week period.

    - Students will also participate in professional development and science communication in collaboration with the Science History Institute in Philadelphia, PA.

    - A virtual option is also being planned to support activities pending the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.

    - Encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups in STEM

  • College of Engineering Scholarships for Current Students

    The deadline for submitting your application to be considered for College of Engineering scholarships is 5pm on Friday, March 21st These scholarships include those that are directed to MEP students.  

     

    http://go.engineering.illinois.edu/APPLY

  • 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

  • Cybersecurity Research Program

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

    More Info | Contact 

  • Dad Association Scholarship

    The Dads Association will award 6 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 in January 2013. To be eligible, the student must have an application for financial assistance on file with the Office of Financial Aid and submit a scholarship application.

    Applications due: November 16, 2012 @ 5pm.

     

  • Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) Scholarships

    Earn up to $5,000 in DEED Scholarships.

  • 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

  • ECS Events

    * Register Now: Spring 2021 Semester Career Fair, Wednesday, February 17
    * ECS + Engineering Ambassadors = Resume Reviews and Career Development Presentations for RSOs!
     --RSO leaders fill out this request form

  • Engineering Scholarship Opportunities

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

  • 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. 

  • Exelon 2013 Scholarship

    Application Deadline:  April 29, 2013 

    The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) is seeking applicants for the 2013 scholarship awards.

    The OLE Scholarship was established with specific goals in mind:  To help students gain access into post-secondary education, help students stay in their respective institutions, and help students pursue their dreams.  Please read more for further information.

  • 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

     

  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program

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

  • Georgia Tech FOCUS 2021

    Learn about Georgia Tech's graduate program during their virtual event January 15 & 16. 

    Apply by November 20

  • 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

  • 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