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Society of Women Engineers - Lehigh Valley Section

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 12, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Since 2001, a major focus of SWE-LV has been to distribute scholarships for high school senior women who intend to major in engineering at their respective college or university. Scholarship funds are provided by area businesses and all of the work for administration of the program is provided by SWE volunteers. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities, a recommendation, and an original essay.

    Eligibility:
    - Applicants must reside in areas with zip codes beginning in 177-187 and 195-196, which includes over 20 counties in Pennsylvania
    - Applicants must be females graduating from high school
    - Applicants must be enrolling as a first-year student in an ABET-accredited engineering program. Majors in engineering technologies (any), computer technology, computer science, and information systems are not qualified

    Accepted majors:
    - Aerospace Engineering
    - Agricultural Engineering
    - Architectural Engineering
    - Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    - Biological Engineering
    - Chemical, Biochemical, Biomolecular Engineering
    - Civil Engineering
    - Construction Engineering
    - Electrical, Computer, Communications, and Telecommunications Engineering
    - Engineering, General Engineering, Engineering Physics, and Engineering Science
    - Engineering Management
    - Engineering Mechanics
    - Environmental Engineering
    - Fire Protection Engineering
    - Geological Engineering
    - Industrial Engineering
    - Manufacturing Engineering
    - Materials, Metallurgical and Ceramics Engineering
    - Mechanical Engineering
    - Mining Engineering
    - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
    - Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
    - Ocean Engineering
    - Optical and Photonic Engineering
    - Petroleum Engineering
    - Software Engineering
    - Surveying Engineering
    - Systems Engineering

    For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1105 Candlewycke Drive
  • Laurys Station, PA 18059
  • swelvscholarship@swe.org
  • 610-261-3884

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