Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Search Sites

The list below includes sites where you can search for multiple scholarhsip opportunities.  These sites are administered by outside organizations and are not managed by VCU or the VCU College of Engineering. We cannot respond to questions regarding these search tools.  Please direct any questions to the appropriate manager of each site.

Individual Scholarships

The scholarships listed below are administered by outside organizations and are not managed by VCU or the VCU College of Engineering. We cannot respond to questions regarding these scholarships.  Please direct any questions to the scholarship granting organization.

If you represent an organization that would like to list a scholarship here please email engscholars@vcu.edu and we will review for potential posting.

 


 

AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) Foundation Scholarships


 

American Muscle Automotive Scholarship

  • https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html/
  • Application Deadline:October 15
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.
    2. AmericanMuscle Student Scholarships are non-renewable, however, winning applicants may re-enter in future contests by writing and resubmitting a new essay. Only one essay per student, per semester is allowed.
    3. Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

 

Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere Memorial Scholarship

  • https://aiascholarship.com/
  • Application Deadline: February 18
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. Nigerian-born -or- first generation Nigerian-American student
    2. Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level engineering degree at an accredited college/university in the United States of America.

 

ASHRAE Scholarship

  • https://www.developingcareer.com/ashrae-scholarship-program/
  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE and listed for each scholarship.
    2. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class ranking of no less than 30% evidenced by submission of an official transcript of grades and/or statement from a school administrator

 

Best Security Place Scholarship

  • https://www.bestsecurityplace.com/scholarship-program/
  • Application Deadline: July 1
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. Must be a graduate of a public or accredited private high school
    2. Must be a student in at a US-based college or university, residing in US
    3. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

BluePay STEM Scholarship

  • https://www.bluepay.com/company/scholarship/
  • Application Deadline: January 3
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university.

 

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship

To help provide more individuals with the opportunity to get a solid education, Capital Auto Auction is awarding a scholarship to support students pursuing STEM-related degrees.


 

CNC Machines Scholarship


 

Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

  • https://smartscholarshipprod.service-now.com/smart/
  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. a citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom at time of application,
    2. 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2019
    3. able to participate in summer internships at a DoD facility,
    4. willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD,
    5. a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    6. pursuing a technical undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page.

 

NCWIT Collegiate Award

  • https://www.aspirations.org/participate/collegiate-award
  • Application Deadline: October 15
  • Basic Eligibility:
    1. Any U.S. woman is eligible to apply, if she also meets all of the following criteria:
      1. She is a high school graduate.
      2. She is a member of the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Community.
      3. She is currently enrolled as an undergraduate (at a two- or four-year institution) or a graduate student pursuing a degree in computer science or a related degree program* at an NCWIT Academic Alliance (AA) member institution. (View the full list of AA member institutions.)
      4. She is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who resides in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen residing in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
      5. She has a valid U.S. Social Security or Tax Identification number.
      6. She will be 18 years of age or older by May 1, 2019.
      7. She is not an NCWIT employee and has no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).

 

YourLastHost Entrepreneurship Scholarship


 

 

 


AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships

  • Student must pursue automotive themed major
  • Students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.
  • Student must submit a 700-1500 word essay to scholarships@americanmuscle.com describing who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry.

 


BHW Scholarship

BHW Scholarship https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship 2019-04-15 1 3000 Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2019 school year. 1. Tell us about your favorite app and what you like about it. 2. Tell us about a time an app played a significant role in improving your day. Your essay should be between 500 and 800 words. BHW Group

 


DGR Engineering Scholarship

DGR Engineering Scholarship https://www.developingcareer.com/dgr-engineering-scholarship/?ak=1 https://www.developingcareer.com/dgr-engineering-scholarship/?ak=1 2018-05-18 1 2000 45 credit hours by June 1 3.0 in engineering or land surveying program Preference will be considered for those in an electrical, civil, environmental or agricultural engineering program. DGR Engineering Foundation

 


Google Lime

Google Lime https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/scholarships/google-lime-scholarship/#!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=detail-overview-content https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/scholarships/google-lime-scholarship/#!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=detail-overview-content no deadline listed for 2018-2019 10000 Have, or consider themselves to have, a visible or invisible disability Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool. Google

 


Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM

Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM https://www.influenster.com/scholarship https://www.influenster.com/scholarship Applications currently closed, no future date listed. 5 1000 female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses. Have a minimum 3.40 cumulative GPA (will not be rounded) on 4.0 grade scale. Pass all components of the Influenster application including the written essay topic: "Discuss a tool in the realm of technology that you wish you could reinvent, tweak, or collaborate on and why? Not have not been a past Influenster scholarship recipient. Influenster

 


Kelly Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Kelly Future Engineers Scholarship Program https://www.kellyservices.us/us/careers/areas-of-expertise/kelly-engineering-resources/future-engineers-scholarship-program/ https://www.kellyservices.us/us/careers/areas-of-expertise/kelly-engineering-resources/future-engineers-scholarship-program/ 2018-11-01 2 1500 Be a full-time student at the time of application submittal, pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada during the 2017 calendar year, and be enrolled in the College/School of Engineering. Scholarships will not be awarded to 1 st year undergraduate students or those 4th year undergraduate students who will be graduating on or before June 2017. Have a college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0scale (or 3.5 on a 4.5 scales, and so forth). Kelly Services

 


Microsoft Tuition Scholarship

Microsoft Tuition Scholarship https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/usscholarshipprogram https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/usscholarshipprogram reopens in Oct 2018 You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted. The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree. Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 5.0. Recipients receive partial tuition covered for one academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university. You may use the funds for tuition only – not for other costs listed on your bursar bill, such as room and board. Microsoft

 


Research Paper Competition

Research Paper Competition http://www.eltech.ru/en/study/masters-degree/automation-and-mechatronics/scholarship http://www.eltech.ru/en/study/masters-degree/automation-and-mechatronics/scholarship 2018-10-15 1 500 Students from non-Russian universities and non-Russian residents are allowed to participate in the competition. A participant should not have graduated from his or her educational facility by December 2018 This is not a scholarship but is a research paper competition. Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University

 


Rings of Excellence Scholarship and Engineering and Technical Science Achievement Scholarship

Rings of Excellence Scholarship and Engineering and Technical Science Achievement Scholarship http://www.aoefoundation.org/scholarships.php http://www.aoefoundation.org/scholarships.php 2019-02-15 2 500-2500 Identify as female and enrolled as a full time student in engineering or technical science program 2.0 and member of AOE for Rings of Excellence 3.0 for Engineering and Tehcnial Science Achievement Scholarship Must not have full funding and must not have been a previous recipient of an AOE scholarship Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation

 


SallieMae Bridging the Dream

SallieMae Bridging the Dream https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/ https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/ 2018-08-23 5 25000 Candidates should demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics, community service, or school activities. However, the college endeavors of such candidates may be impeded by their respective financial situation. Anyone that nominates a potential recipient must also submit two detailed stories that emphasize the candidate's personal and academic credentials, while also highlighting any obstacles they have had to overcome in life. Junior or Senior in High School Nominations must come from counselor or community leader Scholarship America

 


Selected Professions Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/ https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/ Open August 1-Junuary 10 5000–18000 Women who are pursuing a master's program in Architecture, computer/information science, Engineering, or Mathematics/statistics AAUW

 


SWE Scholarships

SWE Scholarships http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_ http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_ 2018-02-22 Returning students or 2018-05-08 for Freshmen 233 1000-15000 must be planning to attend a school ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year List of scholarships similar to the FIRST Scholarship page SWE

 


Women Techmakers

Women Techmakers https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars no deadline listed for 2018-2019 10000 Identify as female and enrolled as a full time student at an accredited university Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related technical field Strong academic record, exemplify leadership, demonstrate passion for increasing involvement of women in computer science. awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership and impact on community. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat in Mountain View, California Google

 


WomenIn and Randy Pausch Scholarship

WomenIn and Randy Pausch Scholarship https://www.aiasfoundation.org/programs/scholarships.asp https://www.aiasfoundation.org/programs/scholarships.asp multiple dates depending on scholarship 5 2500 3.3 GPA must identify as women intending to pursue a career in any aspect of interactive entertainment including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business administration. AIAS Foundation

 


Straight North STEM Scholarship

https://www.straightnorth.com/scholarship/

Application deadline: August 01

Basic eligibility:
To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study, and attending an accredited college or university.