Women in Science and Engineering

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Serita W. Acker, Director
Women in Science and Engineering
Clemson University
144 Freeman Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-0914
Voice: 864-656-7472 Fax: 864-656-1397
Email: wserita@clemson.edu
Website: www.clemson.edu/ces/wise/
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Two links to some available scholarships for women. - http://www.scholarshipsandgrants.us/scholarships-for-women/ and http://www.scholarshipsforwomen.net/engineering/

AACE International Competitive Scholarships - AACE International offers scholarships ranging between $2,000 and $8,000 for full-time students in majors related to cost engineering / cost management, including: chemical engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering. http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/engineering-scholarships/aace-international-competitive-scholarships/

ACT-SO EUR Olympics of the Mind "A Scholarships - http://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml

Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students - http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarships.htm

Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students - http://www.back2college.com/

Alwin B. Newton Scholarship - Named in memory of an industry pioneer who was granted 219 patents.

ASHRAE General Scholarships - One-year $3,000 Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship.

ASHRAE Memorial Scholarship - One-year $3,000 Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship.

Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships - http://www.aynrand.org/contests/

BOEING scholarships (soma e HBCU connects) - http://www.boeing.com/boeing/educationrelations/index.page

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates, or current undergraduate students, and be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. http://www.buickachievers.com/

Burger King Scholarship Program - https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/

Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships - http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

College Board Scholarship Search - http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html

CollegeNet's Scholarship Database - http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index

Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder Scholarship - A $5,000 scholarship from Brown and Caldwell for a junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (geology, hydrogeology, ecology). http://www.brownandcaldwell.com/Scholarships.asp?id=2

Duane Hanson Scholarship - Named after the president of Gayner Engineers, a consulting mechanical/electrical engineering firm in San Francisco.

Frank M. Coda Scholarship - One-year $5,000 undergraduate engineering scholarship named in memory of ASHRAEâo?s former executive vice president, who served the Society from 1981-2004.

Easley National Scholarship Program - http://www.naas.org/senior.htm

FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info) - http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel - http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships - http://www.fina/id.org/

FrontierBundles.com Technology Scholarship - Write a 500 word maximum essay to win $1,000. http://frontierbundles.com/scholarship

Gates Millennium Scholarships (major) - http://www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12

GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds - http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

Google Anita Borg Memorial - Google honors Dr. Anita Borg with this scholarship, hoping to encourage women to excel in computing and technology. Applicants must be entering her senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. http://www.google.com/anitaborg

Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide - http://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/list.phtml?category=MINORITIES

Guaranteed Scholarships - http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/

HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) - http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html

Henry Adams Scholarship - Established by Henry Adams Inc, a Baltimore, Maryland-based consulting firm, in memory of its founder, a charter member and former president of an ASHRAE predecessor society.

Historically Black College & University Scholarships - http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm

Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships - http://holocaust.hklaw.com/

Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits - http://www.ed.gov/inits/hope/

Horizons Scholarship - Women in Defense awards a scholarship to encourage women to pursue careers related to national security and defense. Applicants must have reach junior level status, demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense, and major in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics, or another as long as it is relevant to a career in such areas. http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspx

INROADS internships - http://www.inroads.org/

International Students Scholarships & Aid Help - http://www.iefa.org/

Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida) - http://www.jackituckfield.org/

Maryland Artists Scholarships - http://www.maef.org/

Microsoft Scholarship Program - http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority.asp

Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is sponsoring the MUST Project which awards scholarships and internships to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. The MUST Project is open to all students and is particularly focused on engaging students from undeserved and underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields.

The MUST Project supports 100 undergraduate students with a one-year competitive scholarship of up to one-half of tuition and fees, not to exceed $10,000. Students who maintain the required minimum grade point average will be eligible for a paid internship at a NASA center. Additionally, students will benefit from an online community, professional development and leadership training.

-- Must be a U.S. citizen
-- Reside in the United States or U.S. Territory
-- Be a rising freshman, sophomore or junior and hold full-time academic status at an accredited college or university for the academic year
-- Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
-- Pursue a STEM discipline aligned with NASA core competencies

Application Information:
Additional information about the program and link to online application available at: www.nasa.gov/education/must

Who to Contact at NASA:
Vanessa R. Webbs, M.Ed
MUST Project Manager
Phone: (216) 433-3768
E-mail: vanessa.r.webbs@nasa.gov

Multiple List of Minority Scholarships - http://gehon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarship/blackhtml

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program - For students with at least two years of full-time education remaining, $15,000 is awarded for each school year as well as a $10,000 summer internship at a NASA Research Center. http://nasa.asee.org/about_the_program

National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ) - http://www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html

National Hydropower Assoc. Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship - NHA offers a $2,500 scholarship to a current college sophomores or juniors pursuing a degree in a field related to the hydropower industry, such as engineering, sciences (biology, hydrology), or environmental studies. http://hydro.org/about-nha/awards/past-presidents%e2%80%99-legacy-scholarship/

Out to Innovate Scholarships - National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) offer scholarships to undergraduates, who have completed at least two years, or graduate students in STEM fields who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community. http://www.noglstp.org/?page_id=78

PeopleSmart Scholarship - Peoplesmart is running an essay contest on the subject of privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. The contest winner will receive $2,500 and his or her essay will be published on the PeopleSmart website and blog. Submissions are being accepted until April 30th, 2014. http://www.peoplesmart.com/PeopleSmartScholarshipContest

Presidential Freedom Scholarships - http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/

Reuben Trane Scholarships - Two-year $10,000 undergraduate engineering scholarships awarded in two disbursements of $5,000 each at the beginning of studentsâo? junior and senior years. Established in memory of The Trane Co. founder.

RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS AT OXFORD - http://www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html

The Roothbert Scholarship Fund - http://www.roothbertfund.com/

Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary) - http://www.aphis.usda.gov/mb/mrphr/jobs/stw.html

Scholarships and Fellowships - http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.html

Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities - http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html

Scholarship & Financial Aid Help - http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies - http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm

Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group) - http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm

ScienceNet Scholarship Listing - http://www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships.html

Siemens Westinghouse Competition - http://www.siemens-foundationorg/

SMART Scholarship (DoD) - Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed after graduation. http://smart.asee.org/

Sports Scholarships and Internships - http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html

Student Inventors Scholarships - http://www.invent.org/collegiate/

Student Video Scholarships - http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award - Thermo Fisher Scientific awards two $10,000 and four $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in a major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field. https://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/

“Three-Sentence Essay” Scholarship - Zinch awards $1,000 to a U.S. high school and college students who answers the essay question (280 characters max) of the week. http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly?utm_source=sc-

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund - http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm

Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid - http://www.aflcioorg/scholarships/scholar.htm

Vanguard Women in Information Technology Scholarship Program - In a goal to remove financial barriers for female students who demonstrate academic excellence in computer science, computer engineering, or other IT-related fields, this program provides merit based scholarships up to $10,000 to females entering junior or senior year of college. http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/vanguardwomenintechnology/

Wayne V. Black Scholarship - ENTELEC offers a $5,000 scholarship to a full-time undergraduate in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, or information technology. http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/engineering-scholarships/wayne-v-black-scholarship/

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students - http://www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm

Willis H. Carrier Scholarship - One-year $10,000 undergraduate engineering scholarships established by The Carrier Corp. in memory of its founder, a pioneer in the HVAC&R industry known for his contributions to establishing air conditioning as an industry.

Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search - http://www.wiredscholar.com/paying/scholarship_search/pay_scholarship_search.jsp

Xerox Scholarships for Students - http://www2.xerox.com/go/xrx/about_Xerox/about_xerox_detail.jsp

Academic Organizations

Groups offer scholarships, most often exclusively to members, some of which are listed here:

Alpha Omega Epsilon - http://www.aoefoundation.com/scholarships.html

American Indian Science and Engineering - http://www.aises.org/what/programs/scholarships

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - http://www.aiche.org/community/awards/student-awards-competitions

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - http://www.asme.org/about-asme/scholarship-and-loans

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/awards/index.html

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering - http://www.nacme.org/NACME_B.aspx?pageid=72

National Society of Black Engineers - http://www.nsbe.org/Programs/Scholarships/Scholarship-Vault.aspx

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers - http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/

Society of Mexican American Engineers - http://mymaes.org/program-item/maes-scholarships/

Society of Women Engineers - http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels