Society of Women Engineers – Lehigh Valley Section

  • Deadline: 02/10/2024
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: $5,000
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  • Phone: 610-261-3884
  • Fax: Not Available
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  • Address: 1105 Candlewycke Drive Laurys Station, PA 18059

Society of Women Engineers – Lehigh Valley Section offers the scholarship for women since 2001.

The Lehigh Valley Section has a well-established scholarship program for local women entering undergraduate engineering programs and seeking higher education in certain fields.

The award is designed for high school senior women who are pursuing a major in engineering at the accredited college or university.


Full Description

The award is up to $5,000 and it is given to the lucky recipient on SWE-LV Annual Banquet in May.

Scholarship funds are given to those applicants who are the most deserving ones according to their academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities, an evaluation form and an essay.


Who's eligible?

There are certain eligibility requirements set by Society of Women Engineers – Lehigh Valley Section and only those applicants who meet the criteria will be taken into consideration.

Eligible applicants must reside in areas with zip codes beginning 177-187 and 195-196, including over 20 counties in Pennsylvania.

They have to be enrolled as first year students in an ABET accredited engineering program.

Furthermore, applicants must identify as female and be graduating from High School.

ABET Accredited Engineering Majors include:

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

It is important to note that majors in engineering technologies, computer technology, computer science, and information systems are not qualified for this scholarship.

If you find yourself eligible and you have a wish or need to apply for it, you are encouraged to do so.

Those who have already received the award are not eligible.

How to Apply

The scholarship application submittal process starts in Fall and lasts until February 10th, so if you happen to be the recipient, you will get a notification on April 2nd.


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