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Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE disbursed approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $750,000.

Scholarships are typically awarded in May (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students) and July (freshmen and reentry students) for use during the following academic year. Recipients are announced in September.

All SWE Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend a school ABET-accredited programs. Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year. Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.

There are 2 applications depending on your class level for the upcoming fall semester and these are typically available:

For sophomores through graduate students: December 1 - February 15
For freshmen: March 1 - May 1

Website:
http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_

Deadline:
Sophomore through Graduate Student: mid February; Freshmen: early May

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)
Post Bachelors
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Computer Science and Engineering

Additional Qualifications:
Woman, some opportunities require U.S. citizenship

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17