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SWE Scholarships

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SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. In 2015, SWE disbursed approximately 220 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $660,000.

Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. See eligibility requirements, below, under "Of Interest."

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View SWE’s how-to video, Am I Eligible for a SWE Scholarship? and learn if you are eligible for a SWE scholarship. New for 2016-2017 academic year: The ABET-accredited program requirement is now the same for both PhD and Master’s students. Graduate students must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs.

View SWE’s how-to video, How to Apply for a SWE Scholarship – Part 1 and learn the steps necessary to be considered for a SWE scholarship.

View SWE’s how-to video, How to Apply for a SWE Scholarship – Part 2 and learn the steps necessary to be considered for a SWE scholarship.

Scholarship Name Class Major(s) # Available Amount
List of eligible schools include: University of Southern California; University of California, Berkeley; Stanford University; The Pennsylvania State University; University of Michigan; The Ohio State University; University of Florida; Michigan State University; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Rensselaer Polytechnic University; Northeastern University; Texas A & M University; North Carolina State University; University of Connecticut; Worcester Polytechnic University; Boston University; Case Western University; Indiana University; University of North Carolina; North Carolina A&T State; Boston College; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Bucknell University; University of Virginia; University of Minnesota; University, of Louisville; Marquette University; Purdue University; Cornell University; Georgia Institute of Technology; University of Wisconsin - Madison; University of Notre Dame; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Clarkson University; The University of Texas at Austin; University of Cincinnati; Clemson University; University of Maryland, Balitmore County; University of Maryland, College Park; Syracuse University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of Dayton; Northwestern University; Carnegie Mellon University; Duke University;University of Puerto Rico; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology Minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.
US citizenship required. Under-represented groups and financial need candidates preferred. College or home location: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin. Renewable for 2 years. Availability dependent upon renewals. 5 @ $1,000
U.S. Citizenship and SWE membership required. Financial need and underrepresented groups preferred. Geographic selection based on college location or home address: AZ, CA, FL, IN, KS, MN, NM, PR, TX, WA. 3.5 GPA required. 3 @ $5,000.
Minimum 3.5 out of 4 GPA.
Location based on collegiate and home address: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 3.5 minimum GPA out of 4.
Underrepresented groups and willing to intern preferred. US citizenship req'd. and University of Illinois at Chicago, Georgia Tech, Ohio State, Northwestern, and Penn State preferred. College or home address: Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin. Availability dependent on renewals. 2 @ $2,500 renewable for 1 year.
US citizenship required. 1 @ $1,750.
Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 required. Preferred geographic region by State: GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NC, ND, OH, OK, SD, TN
SWE membership required. 1 @ $3,500.
SWE membership required. 3.2 minimum GPA. 2 @ $1,000 (student at Michigan University and Western Michigan University preferred) and 1 @ $3,000 (financial need preferred).
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* Note that the numbers, award amounts and conditions are approximate, since they vary with actual fund earnings and the level of corporate support received during the year. Scholarship renewals, where applicable, are contingent upon continued academic achievement and verification of eligibility.

* Aero=Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Astro=Astronautical Engineering ArcE=Architectural Engineering AutoE=Automotive Engineering BioE=Bioengineering Biomed=Biomedical Engineering CE=Civil Engineering ChE=Chemical Engineering CprE=Computer Engineering CS=Computer Science EE=Electrical Engineering EnvE=Environmental Engineering IE=Industrial Engineering ME=Mechanical Engineering MfgE=Manufacturing Engineering MSE= Materials Science & Engineering PetE=Petroleum Engineering SftE=Software Engineering

* The number of awards indicated is the total for all classes and graduate levels indicated.

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