Washington Society of Professional Engineers Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: 05/01/2023
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 4
  • Award Amount: $3,000
  • Website: http://washingtonengineer.org
  • Phone: 206-685-4440
  • Fax: Not Available
  • Email: jesbcon@uw.edu
  • Address: 2311 Ferndale Avenue Richland, WA 99354-1926

The Washington Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation is a non-profit educational foundation establishes in 1982 to further the support of engineering education.

Full Description

The Scholarship Committee of the WSPE Educational Foundation will evaluate each application using the following criteria to select scholarship recipients:

  • Grade Point Average – 20 points Work Experience – 10 points
  • Curriculum Content – 20 points Essay – 15 points
  • Technical Activities – 10 points Activities and Honors – 10 points
  • Recommendations – 15 points
  • Total Points 100

Scholarship money will be sent to the institution where the student has been admitted for use by the student.

Community college students interested in applying should know that the deadline for submitting an application is May 1st and those selected to receive a scholarship will be notified by June 15th.

Who's eligible?

The Washington Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE) Educational Foundation offers $3,000 scholarships to students enrolled in Washington Community Colleges who transfer to ABET-accredited baccalaureate engineering programs offered by universities and colleges in Washington State.

There is a chance for those students who are still not admitted to a baccalaureate program to apply as well, but scholarship funds will be disbursed once the student accepts an offer of admission.

So as to be considered eligible for this award, the applicant must be a second-year community college student and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

How to Apply

If you meet all the eligibility requirements, you are highly encouraged to submit the Engineering Scholarship Application.

Besides the Applicant’s Name, Email and Address which must be provided in the application form, you will be asked to speak about your work experience and list your part-time and summer employment as well as your membership in any engineering-related activities and your years of participation.

The applicant is required to submit the supporting documents which include:

  • two letters of recommendation from community college course instructors.
  • an unofficial transcript showing all community college courses completed.
  • a short essay entitled “My Interest in Engineering” about 400 words long, in which he/she will discuss his/her interest in engineering, a specific field of engineering that he/she is pursuing, and the occupation that he/she proposes to follow upon graduation.

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