Undergraduate Academic Scholarships

Women in Engineering Study.com Scholarship

Award Description

A $500 award will be given to a female student pursuing any associate's or bachelor's degree program in an engineering related field of study. Study.com wants to assist in furthering the educational opportunities of women in engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering technology, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, energy engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and architectural engineering among others.

  • Amount: $500
  • One Award Annually
  • Deadline: April 1st, 2022

Previous Scholarship Winner

Samareh Moradpour
Samareh Moradpour
Master's Degree in Engineering Management
Engineering Degrees - Graduate Level Scholarship

"I read about this scholarship on your website and noticed that there is a relatively simple application process. So I decided to apply for it, believing that such a prestigious award could be of a great value in my CV. My passion is to work in academic environments and my future career goal is to become a faculty member. I am planning to use this scholarship to buy a book and cover part of the expenses for attending a conference."

Requirements

Applicants should be pursuing a degree with an engineering emphasis, such as one of the following:

  • Bachelor's in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor's in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor's in Engineering Management
  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering

Related Study.com courses include:

Selection & Eligibility Criteria

Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university who is planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

Funds

The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be sent directly to the recipient by check to the permanent mailing address noted in the application.

Academic award winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent). This will require contest winners to provide Study.com with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.

Academic Award Provider

The academic award is provided by Study.com. The application process is completely online.

Read the full scholarship terms and conditions.

Degree & Career Information for Women in Engineering

Those who choose to pursue a career in engineering are going to bring some of the most critical advances to our society contributing to things like agriculture efficiencies to innovations in transportation to manufacturing. The field of engineering is incredibly diverse in terms of fields to study and work in, but unfortunately not as diverse in terms of representation. Women have been historically underrepresented in the field of engineering, and this divide is even larger for women of color. The good news is, women are becoming major contributors in the field with the number of women engineers growing every year. To help make engineering more accessible to women, it's critical that they research college and career information for women in STEM to help them along the way.

The first step towards working in engineering is earning a degree in your area of interest, whether it be mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, or another field. There are several excellent engineering programs across the country, so do your research to find the best fit for you considering reputation, resources, and cost. Some schools offer flexibility with an online degree where you can earn your degree on your timeline. Regardless of the program you choose, college is very expensive, so it's important to take advantage of the many scholarships available to women in engineering to help you pay for school, there are scholarships specifically for women in engineering to help young women start their careers

Additionally, it's important to find support through on-campus organizations, clubs, and peer-to-peer interactions. All of these can provide helpful advice, connections, and information. There are even engineering specific groups that can help you through your degree path and provide connections when it comes to finding a job.


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