ASME Foundation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$44,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 3

Tuesday
Awarded By:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, or related baccalaureate program.
  3. Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior in the upcoming academic year.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  6. Must be enrolled full time.

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

Description: U.S. students who are college sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled full time in an ABET-accredited mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, or related baccalaureate program are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the ASME Foundation Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • ASME membership
  • Financial information
Additional Information: The ASME Foundation Scholarship fund was established in 1999 through the generous endowment of an anonymous donor. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession. Applicants must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited school for the upcoming academic year. Information regarding accreditation status is available online at main.abet.org/aps/Accreditedprogramsearch.aspx. All applicants will be notified of the scholarship results between June 15 and July 1. Scholarship money will be sent to scholarship winners by the end of August.

Award Amount: $11,000 annually, renewable for up to a maximum of three additional years of undergraduate study. One year of graduate study may also be allowed. Renewal of this scholarship is potentially available if the student provides information requested by letter at the time of notification on the initial selection for award. The student must also keep up academic standing with his/her university.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $44,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 3

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 3

Applications are available on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) website. Please note: The applicant must be an ASME student member in good standing at time of application. If the applicant is not currently an ASME member, he/she can become a member before applying. Membership information is available online on the ASME website. The applicant must use his/her email address and ASME member number to access the online application. Issues regarding his/her ASME membership should be directed to [email protected] In addition to the online application, the student must submit the following materials: proof from his/her school that he/she is accepted and enrolled (if applicant will be in the first year at a new school); official transcripts from all past engineering study (uploaded into application); financial information, to include his/her anticipated resources and expenses from July 1 of the current year to June 30 of the next year; an essay describing his/her personal interest and goals in engineering, contributions to the profession, participation and/or achievement in professional societies and school/community groups, and any other relevant facts; and a maximum of two letters of recommendation from faculty members, professors, or supervising engineers who can comment on his/her character, engineering involvement, and potential for leadership or significant contributions to the profession (uploaded into application). Please note: For consideration for this award, the student must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her ASME Student Section Advisor or department head/chair. The student need only submit one application to be considered for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Beth Lefever
Address: 2 Park Ave. New York, New York 10016

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