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Scholarships Available for the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Scholarships awarded outside the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to Engineering Students

 Scholarships available through the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Application Timeline:

  • January 15- The scholarship application process begins. (All applications must be typed and signed and cannot be faxed or emailed)
  • February 16 -  Scholarship applications, unofficial transcripts typed and signed and due to Dean's office by 5pm. NO EXCEPTIONS. No fax or emailed applications are accepted.
  • Third week of February - Scholarship Committee meets to determine scholarship awards
  • March 1st - Students will be notified by email of their award
  • April 1st - Acceptance letters and thank you notes to donors

Please click on each scholarship to see the qualifications of that scholarship.


Alstom Power Engineering Scholarship

Qualifications:
Each student applying for this scholarship must demonstrate successful academic performance and/or financial need.  The donors prefer that first consideration be given to minority students majoring in mechanical engineering in the GEAR UP program (from Brainerd or Howard HS).

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American Nuclear Society Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is given to a full time student pursuing a major in engineering with a GPA of a least 3.0.

First preference is given to a second semester Junior. 

Second preference is given to a sophomore.

An essay must be submitted explaining student's desire to enter the nuclear field and industry

Each scholarship recipient will seek a one semester (or summer) internship at an agreed upon company/organization actively  involved in the nuclear field.

The student accepting this scholarship must also join the American Nuclear Society

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John Germ Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is currently being negotiated with the donor.

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William Q. Gurley Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is available to junior, and senior students who are engineering majors and they:

must have a 3.0 GPA in first 2 years of academic work

must demonstrate financial need (this information will be determined by information the college scholarship coordination receives from UTC's scholarship office from information you provide on your FAFSA)

must be enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Program

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James Kent Memorial Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female student with a satisfactory academic history and demonstrated financial need (this information will be determined by information the college scholarship coordination receives from UTC's scholarship office from information you provide on your FAFSA). The student must be enrolled in the College of Engineering.

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Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Kinser Scholarship

Qualifications:
It is the preference of the donor that the scholarship be awarded to students

who are majoring in industrial engineering

in their junior or senior year.

display financial need (this information will be determined by information the college scholarship coordination receives from UTC's scholarship office from information you provide on your FAFSA)

have a 3.0 or better GPA

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Norbert Koch Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to an engineering student with

an outstanding academic historty

display financial need (this information will be determined by information the college scholarship coordination receives from UTC's scholarship office from information you provide on your FAFSA)

Following majors are included: electricity/Power; Mechanical;Chemical;Environmental;Industrial;Electrical/Instrumental and Control;Thermal; Civil/Structural

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Mary Alice McBrayer Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is:

sophomore or above

satisfactory academic record

Following majors are included: Chemical; Manufacturing Mgmt;Thermal;Civil/Structural; Elect/Power;MFG/Systems;Environmental;Industrial;Electrical/Instrumental and Control;

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Stan McCay Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is to be awarded to students

Satisfactory academic history

undergraduate and graduate students

display financial need (this information will be determined by information the college scholarship coordination receives from UTC's scholarship office from information you provide on your FAFSA)

Preference to Chemical Engineering students

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McKee Foods Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to:

Major in Computer Science

GPA 3.0 in all Computer Science courses taken

award to junior first and if no junior eligible then sophomore.

underrepresented groups are preferred by donor.

award is usually $1000 per semester

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LaVerne Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship is awarded each year by the faculty of the Computer Science department and preference is made to students entering the Computer Science major.

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A.L. Vest Engineering Scholarship

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to:

Major in Computer Science

GPA 3.0 in all Computer Science courses taken

award to junior first and if no junior eligible then sophomore.

underrepresented groups are preferred by donor.

award is usually $1000 per semester

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 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Tennessee

To qualify, a student must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an engineering or land surveying program in Tennessee in a department that has at least one ABET-accredited program.  Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or graduate year in the fall of 2015 to qualify.  Candidates for the CASE scholarship (a national scholarship) must be enrolled in a Master’s degree program for Structural Engineering in the 2015 fall semester.  Graduate students must submit both undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

The deadline for submitting an application to ACEC of Tennessee is January 23, 2015.   Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

ACEC of Tennessee will announce its scholarship winners in March 2015.  ACEC (national) will award several scholarships (totaling $20,000), the Council of Structural Engineers of ACEC will award a $5,000 scholarship to a structural engineering student, and ACEC of Tennessee will award up to two $1,000 scholarships.

Click here for more information on 2015 ACEC scholarships.

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 Tennessee Engineering Foundation 2015 Scholarships

The TEF will award four scholarships in 2015.  Three scholarships of $3,500 each are open to any rising junior or senior in an accredited engineering school in Tennessee.  The $4,000 Dorothy & Arthur Crouch Memorial scholarship is open to any rising junior or senior in an accredited engineering school in the state of Tennessee as well as the child or grandchild of any TSPE member at the accredited school of choice (in or out of Tennessee) if all other requirements are met. 

The deadline for the scholarship applications is January 23, 2015.  Click here for more information and the TEF scholarship application, which is below the ACEC scholarship information.

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Any questions concerning scholarships and the CECS scholarship processes should be directed to Ms. Pamela Lewallen, CECS Scholarship Coordinator, 425-2256

UTC Scholarship Office - Additional Scholarships awarded through Financial Aid

James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship

East Tennessee Foundation is happy to announce that the James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship is once again available for the 2015-16 academic year!

 

Scholarship information, including detailed descriptions and application instructions, as well as 2015 applications, will be available on our website, www.easttennesseefoundation.org, beginning December 1, 2014.  The scholarship application must be completed and submitted online. Attached is a copy of the online applicant tutorial.  

The application deadline for the James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship is March 2, 2015.

Below please find a detailed description of the criteria for the James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship. Please share this information with your colleagues and students.

James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship

Purpose and History:  Established in 2006by the family of James K. Goldston to provide assistance to students from Tennessee to pursue undergraduate programs of study with a National Security Agency (NSA)-approved Information Security (INFOSEC) curriculum.

Scholarship Amount: $1,200 one-time award for 1 year

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Residency Requirement: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox (TN), Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, or Washington County
  • Education Requirement: Graduating high school seniors, college/university students enrolling in first, second, third, or fourth year of the program, and non-traditional students 
  • Field of Study: NSA-approved INFOSEC curriculum
  • GPA Minimum: 2.5
  • College/Enrollment Requirement: Full-time undergraduate program of study at an NSA-approved INFOSEC curriculum. Please use the following link to view a list of qualified programs: http://www.nsa.gov/ia/academic_outreach/nat_cae/institutions.shtml#completelist
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Additional Requirements:
    • U.S. Citizenship 
    • Special consideration given to non-traditional students and applicants demonstrating commitment to Tennessee schools (e.g. Fountainhead College of Technology in Knoxville, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Jackson State Community College, and the University of Memphis)

Contact:
Beth Heller, Scholarship and Program Officer
EAST TENNESSEE FOUNDATION
(865) 524-1223
Toll free: (877) 524-1223
E-mail at bheller@etf.org 

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