SHPE Dissertation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Sunday
Awarded By:

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  3. Must be pursuing a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a STEM (science, technology, enginering or math-related) field.
  4. Must be currently enrolled as a doctoral candidate at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico. The student must have advanced to candidacy (i.e., passed all oral and written exams, proposal stages, and completed all required coursework; and is making satisfactory progress on the dissertation).
  5. Must be enrolled full time (nine credit hours) throughout the academic year.
  6. Must be a student member of SHPE in good standing at time of application and throughout the academic year.

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

Description: This award is for graduate students enrolled full time in a Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field who have advanced to candidacy. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Application requirements for the SHPE Dissertation Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Letter of Candidacy
  • Dissertation Abstract
  • Resume
Additional Information: Applicants are not required to be of Hispanic descent, but those who are will be given priority. The scholarship will be awarded upon the basis of academic standing and financial need.

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

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, June 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, June 30

Applications are available online at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) website. The application must be completed via the SHPE STARS online application system. Students must create a login and password before using the system. Each student will be required to upload the following documents to the online application: a personal statement; a resume that is no longer than two pages and includes information about education, work, and volunteer background and experience; his/her most recent transcript; a letter of candidacy; an dissertation abstract; and at least one letter of recommendation. The student is encouraged to provide a letter from a teacher or professor who can speak to his/her academic performance and interest in STEM. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on the deadline date.
Contact: Ariadna Mahon-Santos
Address: 1444 Duke St. Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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