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The 2020-2021 application will be available in November 2019.

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Kayla Vestal
Office – Tempe, CAVC 527E
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The School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment has many scholarship programs available to students.  In 2017-2018, the school awarded over $300,000 in the form of scholarship support to students in all degree programs.  The school is committed to ensuring the success of all students and amplifying access to the field of engineering through generous donations and support from a number of caring donors, companies, community members, associations, organizations, and staff.

Scholarships are available for new, continuing, and transfer students. 

Be sure to look at the requirements

Do you have scholarship questions? Check out our scholarship FAQs, join an information session, or come by and visit Kayla Vestal. For more detailed questions or support, appointments are encouraged.

Scholarship News

Bicycle Planning Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support students in architectural or similar fields who are enthusiastic about the advancement of bicycle integration in buildings and city transportation systems.

Here is a brief list of the specifications:

  • Award: $1,000
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited architectural or similar school (city planning, landscape architecture, construction management, etc.) with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Deadline: June 1st, 2019

Details about the scholarship can be found on the website https://www.groundcontrolsystems.com/resources/tools-assets/active-transportation-scholarship/.

ASTM International

Various scholarships available.  Various deadlines.

For more details, visit https://www.astm.org/studentmember/Student_Awards.html

DEED Funding for Students

Scholarships support the education of students working toward technical careers that are in high demand by electric utilities. Students talk about the benefits of a DEED scholarship. A DEED member utility must sponsor your scholarship application. Review the scholarship requirements and checklistCurrent or future lineworker trainees should apply for the educational scholarship.

  • $2,000 per scholarship paid directly to the student’s university.
  • Deadline: February 15 and October 15 each year.
Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019/2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Work Experience/Activities
  • Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship

Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf

NAWIC Greater Phoenix Chapter #98

NAWIC Greater Phoenix Chapter #98 is accepting applications  from January 2, 2019 – March 30, 2019  through the Arizona Community Foundation for the Lodine Robinson Endowment Fund scholarship.  The  attached flyer gives all the pertinent information on how to apply and what the criteria is.  The link to the application process is:

https://azfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/3620

Please pass this on to as many female students as possible as we want to live our core purpose:  TO ENHANCE THE SUCCESS OF WOMEN IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.  We support students at all three universities, community colleges and apprenticeship programs that are pursuing a career in construction.   Last year we awarded 6  scholarships and two of them were from NAU, one a past scholarship recipient.  We would like to keep that up for this year. 

If there are any questions that I can answer, please do not hesitate to contact me.  If there are others that should be included on an e-mail, please let me know. 

2019 Francis M. Keville Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2009 by Christine Keville, FCMAA, through her firm Keville Enterprises, Inc., in honor of her late father, Frank Keville.

The Francis M. Keville scholarship is awarded each year to a female student pursuing a degree in construction management or a related discipline at an institution accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency, who has a record of leadership and engagement both on- and off-campus, and who is planning a career in the field.

Click here for the application and instructions on completing the form and submitting the necessary materials by the April 30, 2019 deadline.

Administered by the CMAA Foundation, the scholarship honors Frank’s lifelong commitment to learning and opportunity, and reflects his values as a leader and a consummate professional. Frank’s passion for construction was inherited by his daughters and granddaughters, who are all engaged in the construction industry.

Please send questions to foundation@cmaanet.org

APWA Scholarship

The Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association will award one or more $1,500 scholarships for 2019. Scholarships are presented to deserving students striving to complete educational requirements for a career path in public works. Degrees or Majors in Public Administration, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Public Works and Water Resources and Technology Programs are examples of related fields of study. Career objectives may be in the public or private sector, but in either case, must be associated directly or indirectly with public works matters or agencies.  The deadline for the application is April 1, 2019.

If you have any questions you can contact me at rob.kidder@mesaaz.gov or

Phone 480-644-5467

Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019/2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Work Experience/Activities
  • Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship

Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf

2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

Exxon Mobil Corporation, the largest publically traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students.

Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil engineer or scientist to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting.

Deadline:  4/12/19

Fellowship Components

The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certifiedExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements

This opportunity is highly competitive and open to freshman, sophomores, and juniors, attending a 4-year college or university.

Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

Other Requirements:

  • Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application.
  • All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

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For the 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line.
The 2019 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close April 12, 2019, @11:59 p.m.

This opportunity available through the LOFT program is for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company’s website directly.