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External Scholarships

We encourage our engineering students to apply for external scholarships. Information about these opportunities are posted below.

  • ACEC Alabama - American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama
    • 2 awards worth $2,000 each
    • Students must be college student entering their junior, senior, fifth, or Master's degree year in the fall of 2019
    • Must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering program in Alabama
    • State-level award recipients are eligible to compete for national scholarship competition
    • Applications (with supporting documentation) must be received to the ACEC/Alabama office by close of business on January 31, 2019
    • View PDF for more information
  • ASCENT Community College Scholarship
    • Must be eligible for Calculus I or higher mathematics courses
    • Must have completed the FAFSA
    • Must be in a pre-engineering or pre-science curriculum at an Alabama Community College with an intent to complete an engineering or science degree at an Alabama university
    • Up to $3,000 per semester
    • Targeted toward underrepresented groups
    • Scholarship is applied to the semesters a student is attending a community college - does not transfer to a four-year institution
    • Visit website for more information
  • ASNT Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
    • Students with a specialization in nondestructive testing and evaluation
    • Three awards of $3,000 are given annually
    • For more information visit their website.
    • Deadline to apply is December 15, 2018.
  • Atkins Women and Minority STEM Scholarship Program
    • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Junior or Senior full-time student 
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must be enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters
    • Awards of $2,000 for fall and spring semesters
    • Visit website for more information
  • Daikin America, Inc Minority Scholarship
    • Minority Scholarship program for students in the Decatur-Morgan County area
    • Must be in good academic standing and enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate college student.
    • Must be in genuine need of funds in order to continue education.
    • Application is due November 30th. 
    • Visit website for more information.
  • FastWeb
  • GABBR LSAMP
  • IBP Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Makers S-STEM
  • Perkins+Will Scholarship
    • Georgia residents studying architecture, engineering or construction management.
    • Must have completed or nearing completion of three full academic years
    • Visit website for more information
  • Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals Scholarships
    •  SMRP offers Student Advancement Opportunities for students that encourage their professional development and help them transition into their careers.
    • Applications are now being accepted through June for our scholarship program, which awards five scholarships worth up to $10,000 to students in related coursework.
    • Our Student Discount Webinars are available to students for free using a special code and give them experience with topics in maintenance, reliability and physical asset management.
    • Visit website for more information
  • Straight North Scholarship
    • 3 scholarships available (1 $1,000 award, 2 $250 awards)
    • Student pursuing degrees in STEM disciplines
    • Undergraduate or Graduate students
    • Visit website for more information
  • StudySoup Women in Technology Scholarship
  • Women in Technology Scholarship
    • The scholarship is presented by Adobe Systems Inc and includes:
      • $10,000 award paid once
      • A Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year
      • An Adobe Research mentor
      • An opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe
    • Must be a female student currently enrolled for the 2018-2019 academic year and intend to be enrolled as a full-time student for the 2019-2020 academic year.
    • Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related technical field.
    • Maintain strong academic record
    • Not have a close relative work for Adobe Research.
    • Visit website for more information