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College of Engineering Scholarships

For matriculated students. Read descriptions for eligibility requirements and application process. If a separate application is required, it will be listed with the scholarship.

For those scholarships that require a Merit-based General Scholarships & Eligibility Application, only one completed application is necessary to be considered for multiple scholarships.

Submission deadline: March 1 or 15 (please refer to Application information)

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William Anderson Memorial Scholarship

To assist a junior or senior in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship. 

John I. Babbitt Scholarship

For juniors with high GPA and who demonstrate financial need.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Harold S. Bannister Scholarship

To support a student who is majoring in Bioengineering, preferably from the greater Fall River area. Student must demonstrate financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.  

Bertram Berger Memorial Scholarship

For undergraduate junior or senior status Civil and Environmental Engineering students. This is a need and merit based scholarship with need taking priority. Financial need as well as academic and leadership achievement will be considered.

Students entering their junior year shall apply for the scholarship in the second semester of their sophomore year, and students entering their senior year shall apply in the second semester of their junior year.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Lester Cory Scholarship

For an undergraduate sophomore or junior engineering major. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Electrical or Computer Engineering. Student must have demonstrated financial need first, and scholastic achievement, second.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Cranston Foundation
Scholarship

For entering students or students currently matriculated in the Bioengineering Department.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Marie Sklodowska Curie Scholarship

To support female UMD student majoring in science, mathematics or engineering. Preference given to a student of Polish descent.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Raymond F. Curry Memorial Scholarship

For full-time entering freshman student from the greater Fall River area majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Based on financial need and merit.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Henry F. Cygan Memorial Scholarship

To provide assistance for an undergraduate student majoring in Mechanical Engineering with demonstrated financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Dean’s Scholarship

The award is made to a full-time student majoring in one of the undergraduate degree programs offered by the College of Engineering.  The award is typically $1,000, but will vary depending upon the earnings of the endowment.  The selection committee will consider academic achievements, extra-curricular activities, work experience, financial need, and professional goals.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Sean D. Duarte Memorial Scholarship

To support a sophomore, junior or senior Civil Engineering student with demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants must have at least a 3.2 grade point average and must be involved in the national Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program through one of the University’s STEM initiatives with local public schools. Other community-based projects may also qualify.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Edmund Dupre Scholarship

Entering freshmen or upper-class student in good academic standing.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Charles W. Fifield Jr. Co., Inc. Scholarship Fund

For graduate or undergraduate UMD students in the department of Bioengineering. Award decisions are based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Brenda Karnasiewicz Freese Scholarship For a full-time junior or senior student in the College of Engineering, with preference given to a female majoring in electrical engineering with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Student must demonstrate financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Lucie & Lorraine Goulet Memorial Scholarship Fund

For an undergraduate or graduate student who is involved in activities of the UMD Center for Rehabilitation Engineering.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Joseph Houth Scholarship

Full-time graduate or undergraduate students majoring in bioengineering. Award decision based on demonstrated financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Everett S. Johnson Scholarship

For juniors with high GPA and with demonstrated financial need.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Dr. W. John Howard Scholarship 

Upper-class computer science or engineering majors who graduated from New Bedford High School or New Bedford Vocational Technical School.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Gertrude M. Keigher Memorial Scholarship Fund

For a UMD undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in either an Engineering degree (odd years) or a Mathematics degree (even years). Must have demonstrated financial need.

Engineering majors apply odd years, e.g. Fall 2015: go to the College of Engineering website for scholarship instructions and application

Mathematics majors apply even years, e.g. Fall 2014: A completed FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Albert Malick Scholarship

To assist a junior and senior matriculated student majoring in Bioengineering with demonstrated financial need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Mata Sugni Devi Scholarship

To assist a sophomore electrical engineering major with an extremely high need.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

The McCoy Family Scholarship

To support a sophomore, junior or senior bioengineering student with demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants must have at least a 3.2 GPA and have an established interest in a field of study with emerging bioengineering or biomedical careers nationally and regionally. Preference will be given to a female.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Robert A. Melendes Memorial Merit Scholarship

To support undergraduate students who demonstrate a gift for the study of physics and to provide a living memorial to Robert Arnold Melendes.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Gene & Ruth Mogilnicki Scholarship

For a full-time, matriculated student in the College of Engineering. Preference will be given to students with financial need and who are involved in extra-curricular activities on campus.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Gerhard Neumann -
C.L. Chang Scholarship

For a master's degree candidate in the Computer Sciences department. based on demonstrated financial need and merit, with emphasis on need.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Scarpitti Scholarship

For an undergraduate or graduate student matriculated in a College of Engineering degree. Preference given to those students of Italian heritage.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Professor Louis S.J. and Margaret Simeone Scholarship

To support fully matriculated undergraduate engineering students (even years) or mathematics undergraduate students (odd years) at the University with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who are maintaining a 3.2 GPA with demonstrated academic and/or professional accomplishments.

Engineering majors apply even years, e.g. Fall 2014, 2016, etc.

Mathematics major apply odd years, e.g. Fall 2015, 2017, etc.

Simeone Scholarship Application

Submission deadline:
March 1

Brian Franconi Smith Memorial Prize

To support students in the Computer and Information Sciences Department based on students who have an interest in computing as a discipline; an interest and demonstrated ability in using computer systems to solve problems; an enthusiasm for learning; are active in learning situations; and are pursuing computing from both a technical and social level.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

William F. Sullivan Scholarship

For an undergraduate or graduate Bioengineering major in good academic standing.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

The Tacy Scholarship

Provide a merit scholarship to support two female students who are majoring in engineering. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, be the first in their family to attend college, reside in southeastern Massachusetts, and have demonstrated financial need.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

A. Ira Tepper Scholarship

For a junior or senior Bioengineering major with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Textile Veterans Association Scholarship

For an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Bioengineering.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 1

Robert W. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Students from greater New Bedford area in the College of Engineering pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering, with a preference given to those pursuing a course of study leading to a career in facilities engineering.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Hank Walker Scholarship

Massachusetts resident and citizen or permanent resident of the United States with demonstrated financial need enrolled full-time in an engineering, med lab sciences or nursing degree program.

Preference will be given to veterans of the US Armed Forces and returning students after an absence of at least five years and has completed at least 24-credit hours of satisfactory work.

Scholarship is renewable for a limit of five academic years of receipt as long as recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements and has a GPA of at least 3.0. If a student falls below 3.0 and above 2.5 for two consecutive semesters, student is no longer eligible for the scholarship.

A completed 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1 will automatically allow students who meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship.

Donald Watson Scholarship

To support a student in his/her junior year that is majoring in the fields of Engineering and Science included electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer sciences, bioengineering and/or physics. 

Preference will be given to the student who displays a passionate desire to succeed in the above areas, shows outstanding leadership qualities, as well as outstanding communication skills. Student should demonstrate their passion to succeed by maintaining a 3.0 or better GPA or by demonstrating an outstanding work ethic be it through the University’s co-op program or other work program. The candidate should also demonstrate his/her outstanding communication skills by writing a one-page essay of his/her accomplishments as a leader, team player and work ethics. Other considerations include financial need or the loss of a parent to cancer. 

Scholarship is renewable based on the student’s academic performance and co-op experience.

For scholarship instructions and application, go to the College of Engineering website.

Submission deadline: March 15

Note: All Scholarship are subject to change

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