Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Sophomores & Juniors

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 15

Saturday
Awarded By:

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four awards offered annually for this program and the Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Freshmen.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must plan to major in one of the following fields: computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, or systems engineering.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be a full-time student.
  6. Must be a college sophomore or junior at time of application. The student must be in a position to accept the scholarship for the school year in which it is being awarded.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  8. Must attend one of the following schools: Alabama A & M University, Auburn University, California Institute of Technology, California Polytechnic State University-SLO, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, California State University-Long Beach, California State University-Northridge, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida Institute of Technology, George Mason University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Howard University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Morgan State University, North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina State University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Prairie View A & M University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rice University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University, San Diego State University, Stanford University, The University of Texas at Austin, University of Alabama at Huntsville, University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Davis, University of California-Irvine, University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-San Diego, University of California-Santa Barbara, University of Central Florida, University of Colorado-Boulder, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, University of Florida, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, University of Maryland-College Park, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California, University of Utah, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for female U.S. college sophomores and juniors who major in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, or systems engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and attend select institutions as listed on the SWE website.

Application requirements for the Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Sophomores & Juniors are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • College acceptance letter
  • Resume
Additional Information: Applicants must not be receiving full funding for education (tuition, fees, and books or equivalent) from their school or another organization (e.g., members of the Armed Services attending U.S. military academies, students receiving full reimbursement from an employer). Applicants must be enrolled in a program accredited by ABET. Accreditation information for specific programs is available online at main.abet.org/aps/Accreditedprogramsearch.aspx.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Applications must be completed online at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) website. The applicant should submit only one application; she will be considered for all scholarships for which she is eligible. In addition to completing the online application, the student must upload the following documents: current official transcripts from all schools attended; a letter of acceptance to an ABET-accredited college or university (if a transfer student or first-year graduate student); and a resume. The student must also submit email contact information for two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a teacher or college professor in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field who is familiar with the student's work. The other letter must be from a person who has known the student for two or more years and who is not a relative or member of the student's family. Recommenders will be sent information regarding submission of their letters; the letters are due approximately one week after the student's application deadline. The online application and all required supporting materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. CT on the deadline date.
Contact: Barbara W. & Thomas W. Benko Scholarship
Address: 130 East Randolph Street Suite 3500 Chicago, Illinois 60601

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