Women in Engineering
Scholarships are awarded by the University of Kentucky Society of Women in Engineers (SWE) and the Women in Engineering Program to outstanding prospective and currently enrolled female students.
UKSWE awards one $500 scholarship to entering freshman each Fall. Sophomore, junior and senior scholarships are also awarded to currently enrolled students at the annual SWE Spring Banquet. Applications are available in the Spring in Student Services Office, 379 Ralph G Anderson Building.
National SWE Scholarships
As part of its national educational activities, SWE administers approximately 90 scholarships annually, varying in amount from $200 to over $5000 per year and totaling more than $150,000. All grants are announced in the spring or summer for use during the following academic year. Grant payments are made in the fall for corporate sponsored scholarships and in both the fall and spring for endowed scholarships, upon proof of registration. All SWE scholarships are open only to women majoring in engineering or computer science in a college or university with an ABET-accredited program or in a SWE-approved school and who will be in the specified year of studies during the academic year the grant payment is made. Applicants for sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate scholarships must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0, freshman are required to have a 3.5/4.0 minimum (unweighted) high school grade point average.
Application and Deadlines:
Applications for Freshman Scholarships and Reentry Scholarships are available from March through June only. Completed applications, including all supportive materials, must be postmarked no later than May 15th. Recipients only will be notified by September 15.
Applications for Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate Scholarships are available from October through January only. Completed applications, including all supportive materials, must be postmarked no later than February 1. Recipients only will be notified by May 1.
For an application — Download copy of application from the website: www.swe.org
Margaret Ingels Society of Women Engineers Graduate Fellowship
Information is located at the Engineering Graduate Student website.