SWE Baltimore-Washington Section Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 15

Saturday
Awarded By:

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must be enrolled full time.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior, or a graduate student. The student must be in a position to accept the scholarship for the school year in which it is being awarded.
  7. Must major in engineering (any field) or computer science.
  8. Must attend a school located in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia.
  9. Must be a member of SWE.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. female undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering or computer science with grade point averages of 3.0 or higher. Students must be members of SWE and attend schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia.

Application requirements for the SWE Baltimore-Washington Section Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Acceptance letter (if req.)
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Applicants may not be current recipients of a renewable SWE scholarship or receiving full funding for education from another organization (such as members of the armed services attending US military academies and students receiving full reimbursement from an employer). The applicant must enroll or plan to enroll in a program accredited by ABET. Accreditation status for degree programs at specific schools can be found at main.abet.org/aps/Accreditedprogramsearch.aspx.

Award Amount: $2,250 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,250.

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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