Outside Agency Scholarship

If you are already receiving a scholarship award from outside organizations or agencies,  correspondence/checks should be mailed to the FAO Scholarships Office.

The below scholarships are Engineering related opportunities that are not sponsored by UCLA or UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and are open to UCLA HSSEAS Students.  For more general opporunties, please check with the Scholarship Resource Center in Covel Commons:

Please note that for planning purposes, deadlines are very similar and around the same time from year to year.  Be sure to check the individual scholarship source websites regularly.

Scholarship Notes Deadline
AISES Scholarships Includes 10 different scholarships with varying deadlines Varies- check site for details
ACWA (Association of California Water Agencies) Scholarships

3 different scholarships, same deadline each year

Awarded each spring to juniors and seniors in water resources-related fields

February 1, 2018
Acopian Power Supply Engineering Scholarship May 31, 2018
Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund Scholarships Scholarship season annually Jan-March 2018-19 Deadline TBA
AfterCollege Scholarship Dates are the same every year March 31
June 30
September 30
December 31
American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)  Due to local chapter 2018 Deadline TBA (February last year)
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Scholarships  Application should be submitted through email, as a single PDF January 3, 2018
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) LA Chapter Scholarship December 4, 2017
ASHRAE (American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Society Scholarship  Includes 6 different programs

4 have deadline December 1st

2 have deadline May 1

AWA Scholarship

Available annually at beginning of the year

Check site for upcoming 2018 details

Usually mid-April

Best Colleges has several search functions and resource guides

STEM Scholarships and Resources for Women


Computer Science

Several Scholarships available, Check site for details  Various deadlines, refer to the website
CACP Scholarship Check site for upcoming 2018 details 2017 deadline was May 31st, 5pm
CDM Smith Scholarship October 13, 2017
Churchill Foundation Scholarship Provides funding for American students for a year of master’s study at Cambridge

Nominations due

Nov 7, 2017

Nov 7, 2018

Computer Science Online: Scholarships for Women Various scholarships for women in computer science including Google Anita Borg, NCWIT, Palentir, SAE, and more!

Varies depending on the program.

Check site for details

IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative application period March 1-June 30 annually
HeaIthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) SoCal Chapter Scholarship  All SoCal health IT students encouraged to apply 2018 Deadline TBA
The Intelligent Transportation Systems of California (ITS-CA) 2018 Deadline TBA
James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship: Cancer Research To receive application w/rules and deadlines, send email to aelliott@cancermonthly.com with “Scholarship” in the subject line
Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts  (LACSD) Scholarship  Application should be available in late 2017 2018 Deadline TBA
National Scholarship – Barry M.Goldwater For Sophomores and Juniors planning graduate study in Mathematics, Engineering, and the Sciences.

Requires Campus Nomination: Contact Scholarship Resource Center

Current year’s application becomes available in mid-September

National Scholarship – Marshall   This scholarship is awarded to outstanding UCLA Seniors or Recent Graduates to study for a graduate degree in any discipline at any British university in the United Kingdom. Requires Campus Nomination: Contact Scholarship Resource Center
National Scholarship – Mitchell For Seniors or Recent Graduates interested in graduate study in Ireland. Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center by June 30th
National Scholarship – Rhodes  For Seniors or Recent Graduates interested in graduate study at Oxford University. Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center by June 30th
National Scholarship – Strauss  For Sophomores and Juniors interested in pursuing a new or continuing public service project. Requires Campus Nomination: Contact Scholarship Resource Center
National Scholarship – Udall  For Sophomores and Juniors interested in careers in Environmental Public Policy or Tribal Public Policy or Native American Health Care. Requires Campus Nomination: Contact Scholarship Resource Center
National Scholarship- Harry S. Truman  For Juniors planning graduate study leading to careers in government or public service. Requires Campus Nomination: Contact Scholarship Resource Center
Odebrecht Award for Sustainable
Registration opens Jan 1st May 31st
Online Master’s Program Scholarship Directory: search Engineering

Search engine for Graduate Fellowships

16 different programs with varying deadlines

 various deadlines
Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Scholarship Various awards available  Contact local chapter for more information
Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars in Neuroscience Award Application should be emailed to samantha.phu@cshs.org 2018 Deadlines TBA
RapidSeedbox.com Scholarship for Computer Engineering Students

June 30th, 2017 for Fall scholarship

November 30th, 2017 for Spring scholarship

 Scholarships for Women:  Various awards listed in one place  Check site for details Various deadlines
Shop Toilet Civil Engineering Scholarship November 30th, 2017
SMART Scholarship December 1st, 2017
Southwest Chapter of American
Association of Airport Executives Scholarships
Various programs; check site for details ~ December 2017
Stanley Black Memorial Scholarship for questions 2018 Deadlines TBA
Strong Data Science Scholarship Students create and submit a unique data science project to be eligible. Winners will receive a $1000.00 USD scholarship to apply to their education June 1st, 2018
Strongtie Scholarship: Structural Engineering/Architecture 2018 Deadlines TBA
TELACU Education Foundation Scholarship  Application Open Now

2018 Deadlines TBA for renewing scholars

2018 Deadlines TBA for new applicants

UC LEADS Research funding Various programs, check site for details  2018 Deadlines TBA
Whirlwind Steel Student Scholarship  July 31st
Women in Technology Scholarship – Buildium 2 application periods, check site for details

Fall deadline November 1st

Spring deadline April 15th


UCLA Departments and outside agencies with scholarships targeting Engineers and engineering fields that are open to HSSEAS students should contact Alina Haas () to have your scholarship information posted on this web page.  For more general awards, please contact the UCLA Scholarship Resource Center to reach a larger population of students at UCLA including our Engineers.