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Scholarships
Fellowships
Scholarships

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering seeks to provide financial support to students that will supplement university scholarships, promotes participation in college-wide programs, and encourages 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.

Scholarships
  • 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 engineering_advisement@byu.edu or call (801) 422-4325.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Undergraduate
    • Enrolled in 12+ credits both Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters
    • 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 2020-2021 school year
    • Has not received a full tuition, two-semester University Scholarship award from BYU for the 2020-2021 school year
    • Some scholarships have additional criteria or guidelines specified by the donors. If you have questions please contact our office.

    Deadline: February 1, 2022

    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 2021 and Winter 2022. 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 2021 and Winter 2022
    • Preference for students who do not have any other scholarships
    Deadline: February 1, 2022. Must be turned into Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Student Services, 246 EB. Digital copies may be sent to engineering_advisement@byu.edu

    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
  • Description: Five $5000 scholarships awarded to students in an engineering major.

    Eligibility Requirements:


    • Scholarships will be awarded to students who have completed at least their first year of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher
    • If the recipients maintain a 3.5 GPA or better, they will be given preference in the awarding of the available scholarships the following year
    • Students receiving this scholarship may be asked to attend an annual networking event

    Deadline: February 1, 2022


    Application: University Scholarship Application
  • The Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium Fellowship is offering up to $2,000* for undergraduate applicants and $8,000* for master's students.


    New applicants need to include:
    1. Fellowship application
    2. Student vitae
    3. 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. Student vitae
    3. Letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor
    4. One page report of current project status


    All applications and attending items must be emailed to Lissa Matthews (lissa@byu.edu) by May 28, 2022.


    Application: Utah NASA Space Grant Fellowship Application

    *Fellowship amount with faculty-supplied cost share
  • Valero Minority Engineering Summit & Scholarship
    https://www.valero.com/scholarships

    AmericanMuscle Scholarship
    https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html

    Society of American Military Engineers
    http://www.coe.utah.edu/scholarshipshttp://www.coe.utah.edu/scholarships

    Dominion Energy
    https://news.dominionenergy.com/2021-01-06-Diverse-Students-Encouraged-to-Apply-for-New-Scholarship-Program-by-Dominion-Energy

    International Study Program (ISP) Discounts
    application for a specific ISP program

    Sallie Mae Bank Scholarships
    Twenty-two (22) $5,000 scholarships. Have questions? Contact Claire Scott at scholarshipsSMB@salliemae.com or (801) 320-3775.


  • Description: One $250 scholarship awarded to a student studying engineering or technology


    Eligibility Requirements:


    - This scholarship is geared towards students who want to or are studying energy systems, climate change, sustainable transport, sustainable agriculture, earth studies, environmental sciences, energy policy.

    - 2 short (200 words or less) essays on the following:

    What do you think are our biggest energy and environmental challenges over the next decade? Why? As you pursue your degree, how do you think your education prepares you to tackle these challenges?

    What energy or environmental problem are you most eager or excited to solve? Why? How would you go about doing so?

    - Deadline of mid-Fall semester (October 31st)

    - Open to all students studying engineering or technology degrees (undergrad or graduate students may apply)

    - Resume is optional.
Fellowships

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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