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School of Engineering Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships awarded through the School of Engineering

Department Description Application Details
School of Engineering The School of Engineering awards several scholarships each year using a single application process.

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Application deadline: January 31, 2016

To apply for all the scholarships administered by the School of Engineering, please search for "School of Engineering General Scholarship" and complete this application.

Applications received by this deadline will be considered for scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

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Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Up to Ten $8,000 Scholarships for Industrial Engineering Freshmen

Up to Ten $4,000 Scholarships for Industrial Engineering Transfer Students

Application Deadline: No Deadline

For more information, please contact Dr. H. Felix Lee, IME Program Chair at

Industry Scholarships

Scholarships available through various engineering-related industries' professional organizations

Awarding Organization Description Application Details
Air and Waste Management Association - Greater St. Louis Section Andy Polcyn Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Polcyn was a long-time member of the organization, and upon his passing several years ago, a $1,000 scholarship was created to honor his memory while helping students studying in the environmental arena.

More Information: Coming Soon
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

AISC Education Foundation
Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship: $5000

AISC/Associate Steel Erectors of Chicago
Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship: $3000

More Information: AISC Scholarships
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ASCE offers several undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities.

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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) St. Louis Section Annual section scholarships.

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American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) In the HVAC&R industry, economizers are used to reduce heating and cooling costs. The ASHRAE Scholarship Program also serves as an economizer, helping reduce the financial burdens of obtaining your engineering education. Without the future leaders of the HVAC&R industry, we at ASHRAE wouldn't be able to do what we do. So, through the Society's scholarship program, we're here to help you do what you do - learn.

More Information:  ASHRAE Scholarship Information Page

Association of State Dam Safety Officials


Scholarships of up to $10,000 will be awarded for the 2014/2015 school year. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2014/2015 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2015 will be eligible for the 2014 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria - Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award - The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:
o Academic Scholarship
o Financial Need
o Work Experience/Activities
o Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2014.

Deadline: March 31, 2014

More Information:

Scholarship Page and Application

Buick Achievers You are making a difference. In your classroom and in your community. If you have the passion to succeed-especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries-the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, we will award 1,100 scholarships, including 100 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year. More Information: Application Notification Page
Engineers' Club of St. Louis The Engineers' Club of St. Louis, in cooperation with the Engineering Foundation of St. Louis, is offering several scholarships for students pursuing an accredited engineering degree.

More Information: Engineers' Club of St. Louis

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) In recognition of the global nature of environmental challenges and the need to pool the resources of many nations to solve environmental problems, EPA has joined with the United Kingdom's Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, which has been administering the esteemed Marshall Scholarships since 1953. Through an EPA Marshall Scholarship, up to three talented individuals with strong backgrounds in environmentally relevant sciences are selected each year to receive up to five years of graduate education assistance. The first two years are supported by the United Kingdom, through a Marshall Scholarship to a university in Great Britain. Successful candidates may receive up to three additional years of support towards a doctoral degree, either in England or in the U.S.

More Information: EPA Marshall Scholarships

Hispanic Scholarship Fund The Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford. As the nation's leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree.

More Information: HSF Scholarships Information

Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association (IAPA) Assisting students in gaining a better understanding of the asphalt paving industry through a Scholarship award provided by the Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association (IAPA). 

Deadline: January 31

More Information:

IAPA Scholarship Website

IAPA Scholarship Details and Application

Illinois Department of Transportation The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) may award up to 20 scholarships each year. The scholarship will provide up to $7,500 tuition assistance in select Illinois pre-engineering and civil engineering programs. IDOT is an equal opportunity employer. Currently, IDOT is seeking to increase the diversity of its engineering workforce and encourages minorities and women to apply. More Information: IDOT Application and Deadline Information
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Foundation each year offers scholarships to qualified prospective engineers to assist with their education funding needs.

More Information: ISPE Scholarship Application and Eligibility

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE)

Salt Creek Chapter

The Salt Creek Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers would like to award two scholarships to deserving engineering students during this academic year.

The first is a one-time $2,000 scholarship in memory of Chapter member, Orville L. Meyer, P.E. to a Sophomore, Junior or Senior level student enrolled at an Illinois university in an accredited Civil Engineering program with an interest or concentration in Environmental Engineering.

Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0. Financial need is not a criterion for selection.

The second is a one-time $1 ,000 scholarship to a Sophomore, Junior or Senior level student enrolled at an Illinois university in an accredited engineering program (any specialty). Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0. Again, financial need is not a criterion.

More Information: ISPE Salt Creek Chapter Scholarships
Illinois Space Grant Fellowships The Illinois Space Grant Consortium (ISGC), part of NASA's National Space Grant Consortium and Fellowship Program, is awarding scholarships and fellowships to support outstanding undergraduate and graduate students pursuing aerospace, astrophysics, astronomy, cosmology, Earth system science and other interdisciplinary space-related science, engineering or mathematics fields

More Information: 

Undergraduate Scholarship Information and Application

Graduate Fellowship Program Information and Application

National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture and language. The primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research setting, and to help students initiate scientific relationships that will better enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts. All institutes, except Japan, last approximately eight weeks from June to August. Japan lasts approximately ten weeks from June to August (specific dates are available and updated at

More Information: EAPSI Program Information

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF's mission. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research. The ranks of NSF Fellows include numerous individuals who have made transformative breakthroughs in science and engineering research, many who have become leaders in their chosen careers, and some who have been honored as Nobel laureates.

More Information: How to Apply

Phi Kappa Phi - SIU Chapter 203

For additional information about Phi Kappa Phi, see their web site at

More Information: Application Information
Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering & Construction Scholarship The Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering & Construction Scholarship is available to master and doctorate degree students performing research on resilient construction materials or techniques, subject to the requirements listed below. Award of the scholarship is at the sole discretion of the StormStruck® Scholarship Committee and their decision is final. More Information: Application Instructions
Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Greater St. Louis Chapter

The goal of this scholarship fund is to provide educational assistance to students who are seeking a degree in engineering and show interest in the fire protection field.  It is also intended to promote the fire protection industry by encouraging students who are inclined to become Registered Professional Engineers and practice in the St. Louis area.


1.      Full time student with minimum 60 credit hours by 6-1-15 in an accredited engineering curriculum at BS or MS level.

More Information: Application Instructions
Wire Reinforcement Institute (WRI) Award Amount: $1,500 up to $3,000-for civil and structural engineering students.

The WRI Education Foundation, a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt charitable organization, was formed for the specific purpose of funding and awarding these scholarships to qualified high school seniors, as well as current undergraduate/graduate students pursuing degrees in structural and/or civil engineering at accredited four-year universities or colleges in the United States and Canada. The Foundation's principal mission is to encourage and advance the study of civil and structural engineering through the award of these scholarships. As an ancillary benefit, the Foundation seeks to expand the knowledge and understanding of structural Welded Wire Reinforcement (WWR) and its applications into future generations of structural and civil engineers.

More Information: Application, Instructions, and prior recipients*

*Applications are posted to this page only during the application period.

Women in Transportation Seminar

Each year the WTS Greater Chicago Chapter honors exceptional young women as they pursue careers in the transportation industry. Our chapter offers six local scholarships for women seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. These scholarships include:

More Information: WTS Scholarships

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