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Engineering Scholarships Application

Award Amount: varies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2.70 gpa
  • completed 30 semester credits (including credits registered for spring) - If you will not be enrolled for both semesters (graduating early, internship or co-op), you may be eligible for a partial year scholarship. Please explain this in your essay.
  • be an undergraduate student in one of the following fields: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

Deadline: no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 1

When/How are Funds Awarded: Evaluation of your application and essay is based on clarity, completeness, and content.

The Engineering Scholarships Committee reviews and notifies recipients by Augus via email.

Source of Funds: Generous annual gifts from alumni and friends of SCSE

Fill out online form below or download PDF to submit via email or mail.

All fields are required except where indicated.

Contact Information

First Name Middle Initial
Last Name
Student ID
High School Graduated from
City and State where high school is located
You will be notified by e-mail of the Engineering Scholarship Committee's decision by Recipients will be notified by August. Provide the following 2 items so we may contact you:
UMD Email Address
(all contact is by this address)

Academic Information

Current Cumulative GPA at UMD
Anticipated Graduation Date from UMD
Expected Credits: Fall Expected Credits: Spring

Optional Information

Depending on the donor's wishes, some scholarships give preferences to students of particular interests, backgrounds, ethnicity, or gender. If you would like to be considered for the following items on your application please fill any items below.

If you had an internship with a company over the summer, please list the company

You may describe any financial need you may have or extenuating circumstances not reflected by our FAFSA application. (financial need may be considered for some scholarships)

At least 30% of my educational expenses are earned from scholarship and/or employment

I am a US Citizen; or a permanent resident of the United States; in the United States lawfully on a non- temporary basis (refugees and asylees)

I was born and raised in the Upper Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Northern Ohio)

I attended high school in Northern Minnesota or Northern Wisconsin, or the Michigan Upper Peninsula

I graduated from a Duluth or Iron Range high school

I am a resident of Minnesota

I am a resident of Wisconsin, or Michigan, or the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

I am an active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

I am an active member of the UMD student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

I am a veteran

I have been accepted into the ROTC commissioning program

I am in the Guards or Reserves

I am a member of the military

I am the family member of a veteran or active member of the military

I am a non-traditional engineering student pursuing my first degree in engineering. Some examples of this preference may include: a female, a student of color, a Native American, a graduate of a small rural high school. Please explain how you exemplify this preference here:

ESSAY (required)

Summarize honors, awards, extra-curricular activities (on or off campus), community service, employment (including the position you held, and/or any special contributions you have made). Include your academic and personal achievements and aspirations for the future. Some scholarships preferences are for demonstrated interest or activities in entrepreneurship, demonstrated level of professional and/or ethical behavior please include explanations of these preferences. 300-500 words. Correct spelling and grammar are important.
(copy and paste from another document, if necessary)

By submitting this application, you authorize us to share the information on this application with the donors and scholarship committee. Please email if you wish to withhold sharing this information.

When you submit this form, you agree that all information is accurate. This data is transmitted via email. If you are concerned about security of your information, you may want to consider submitting a hard copy.

More Information

For information on scholarships:
Contact the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at or call 218-726-6994.

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