The purpose of the SAE Women-in-Automotive Scholarship is to support women who are students pursuing a software, electronics, electrical, mechatronics, or other related engineering degree and to aspire them to career opportunities in the automotive industry. To be eligible, applicants must be: US residents; be either an incoming freshman, current undergraduate or graduate student; have a 3.75 GPA if an incoming freshman or a 3.5 GPA if in any other grade; provide a FAFSA form (maximum EFC # of $15,000 as shown on FAFSA); provide two recommendation letters (one that focuses on academics and one that speaks to your participation in extra-curricular, association/community or employment activities that reflect your commitment to advance involvement of women in engineering); and demonstrate a commitment to increase the involvement of women in engineering and encourage girls/women to pursue STEM studies/careers through substantial involvement/leadership in school, work, community, club, volunteer, or mentorship activities.
The SAE Women-in-Automotive Scholarship encourages more female students to major in software engineering or similar disciplines and to aspire to career opportunities in the automotive industry. With solutions for the car like Android Auto, Google aims to build products and services that enable a safe and seamless driving experience. Google is committed to building products for everyone, with everyone. The company is advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace with future young leaders in the automotive industry. SAE International is proud to make this scholarship available with support from Android Auto.