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Scholarships & Fellowships


The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering seeks to provide financial support to students that will supplement university scholarships, promote participation in college-wide programs, and encourage the development of leadership capabilities, global competence, and innovation skills. Other scholarships and financial aid may be found on other BYU office websites and from external resources.


  • Description: Nearly 30 generous donors have dedicated funds to supporting students in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering. According to the wishes of these donors, the dean of the college has appointed a special committee to review applications and disperse funding for each of these scholarships. To simplify the application process, students need only complete the University scholarship application. Please make sure to answer the three essay questions listed as optional in the University Scholarship application. Have questions email us at or call (801) 422-4325.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Undergraduate
    • Enrolled in 12+ credits both Fall and Winter semesters of the upcoming award year
    • Has officially declared a major in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering
    • Has received 7 or fewer semesters of scholarships, excluding Spring and Summer terms
    • Has not received a Monson Presidential Scholarship, Heritage Scholarship, or National Merit Scholarship for the 2022-2023 school year
    • Has not received a full tuition, two-semester University Scholarship award from BYU for the upcoming award school year

    Deadline: February 1st of each year

    Application: University Scholarship Application

    · Armin J. Hill Scholarship
    · Blaine Clyde Endowed Scholarship
    · Brian and Hallie Fielding Endowed Scholarship
    · Dale T. Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    · Dr. Gerald S. & Jane S. Meiling Endowed Scholarship
    · Geoffrey J. & Sydney L. Germane Endowed Scholarship
    · Glen L. & Sylvia D. Bellows Endowed Scholarship
    · Henrietta Clyde Endowed Scholarship
    · Howard Hausknecht Endowed Scholarship
    · Howard S. Bennion Memorial Scholarship
    · Huang and Madeline Chao Family Engineering Endowed Scholarship
    · James and Annette Ingersoll Family Endowed Scholarship
    · Jeffrey M. and Jane Nobbs Endowed Scholarship
    · Jonathan and Tara Oliver Inspiring Learning Endowed Fund in Engineering
    · Karl E. & Laurie H. Seil Endowed Scholarship
    · Keith & Kriss Woodley Endowed Scholarship
    · Nephi Christensen Endowed Scholarship
    · Paul G. Van Wagenen Endowed Scholarship
    · Paullin Endowed Scholarship
    · Raymond & DeLona Zinn Endowed Scholarship
    · Richard V. Harris Foundation Endowed Scholarship
  • Description: A half tuition scholarship awarded to a student for Fall 2024 and Winter 2025. Funds were donated by current BYU students.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Pursuing a degree in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering
    • On good academic standing
    • Junior or Senior in their program
    • Full-time student in Fall 2022 and Winter 2023
    • Preference for students who do not have any other scholarships
    Deadline: February 1, 2024. Must be turned into Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Student Services, 246 EB. Digital copies may be sent to

    University Scholarship Application
  • Description: Faculty members offer to mentor the top freshman students in a research laboratory setting. Stipends are provided to students, supporting time spent in the laboratory. Application information is emailed to all freshman in the summer and fall.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • BYU freshman
    • Declared Major in the BYU College of Engineering
    • Research Mentorship application required

    Deadline for application:
    April before their first semester
  • The Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium Fellowship is offering up to $2,000* for undergraduate applicants, $4,000* for MS students, and $8,000* for Ph.D. students.

    New applicants need to include:
    1. Fellowship application
    2. Letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor
    4. An additional letter of recommendation
    5. Transcript (not required to be an official transcript)
    6. Proposal (3-5 pages)

    For continuing students:
    1. Fellowship application
    2. Letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor
    4. One page report of current project status
    5. Faculty advisor certification of previous year's cost sharing.

    All applications and attending items must be emailed to Lissa Matthews ( by May 10, 2024

    Application: Utah NASA Space Grant Fellowship Application

    *Fellowship amount with faculty-supplied cost share

Start today! A graduate fellowship can be key to your engineering success. Begin now to prepare for fellowship applications and place yourself on a trajectory to opportunity.

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Prestigious National Engineering Fellowships

Graduate Research Fellowships

Graduate Research Fellowships
  • Winners typically go to top U.S. graduate schools
  • Worth $30,000-60,000 per year
  • Apply in the fall of your senior year
  • Generally reserved for U.S. Citizens or U.S. Persons
  • BYU's engineering program has a good track record of successful candidates

Graduate Study Abroad Fellowships

Graduate Study Abroad Fellowships
  • Winners go to graduate school in the United Kingdom or elsewhere
  • Various dollar values
  • Aim for 3.9 GPA
  • Seek broadening experiences
  • Apply at the end of your Junior Year
  • Generally reserved for U.S. citizens or U.S. persons
  • Can be very competitive

Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate research crop
  • Good practice for graduate fellowships
  • Can be worth several thousand dollars
  • Apply as a sophomore or junior

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