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

The below scholarships are some Engineering related opportunities that are not sponsored by UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. For more general opportunities, 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.

Click a scholarship below for more information

MULTIPLE AWARDS AVAILABLE, DEADLINES VARY

Southwest Chapter of American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAE) Scholarships

For undergraduate or graduate degree in airport or transportation engineering, environmental, planning or airport management may apply for this scholarship.   (Some awards limited to SWAAE Members).

Buildium – Women in Technology Scholarship

For women enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States or Canada, studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).

AfterCollege Scholarships

For students in good standing in an accredited program in the field of Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Computer Science. Due March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st Annually

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarships

For AISES members. Several scholarships available. Deadlines could vary, so please check site for more details

​Americanmuscle Automotive Scholarships

For students currently enrolled full-time Automotive Engineering programs in American or Canadian colleges.

FALL QUARTER DEADLINES

SEPTEMBER 1

Finale Inventory Scholarship

For UCLA undergraduate students pursuing a degree related to supply chain and operations management, inventory control, materials management, or procurement.

SEPTEMBER 3

WTS Orange County Undergraduate Scholarships

For women enrolled in a degree program in a transportation-related field, such as civil engineering, transportation engineering or planning, aviation, transit, rail, business management, finance, or logistics with a focus on public policy and has ties to Orange County.

SEPTEMBER 8

2021 American Honda Foundation Scholarship

For male undergraduate students enrolled in one of the targeted fields of STEM and have permanent residency within the city of Los Angeles or Southern California. The candidates, who reside within the targeted regions of Los Angeles, California, will have a preference. The preferred areas of Los Angeles include the following: Carson, Compton, Harbor City, Long Beach, Lynwood, Watts, Willowbrook and Wilmington. In addition, candidates can also reside with remaining areas of Los Angeles and the entire Southern region of California.

Liberko Family Scholarship

For UCLA undergraduate students studying a field relevant to a professional engineering trade career (eg engineering or design) who plan to pursue a professional trade career (preference to boilermakers). Students must demonstrate financial need (must file FAFSA). Application LINKED.

SEPTEMBER 9

WTS Orange County

To encourage women pursuing careers in transportation, Women’s Transportation Seminar – Orange County (WTS-OC) is offering high school, community college, undergraduate, and graduate scholarships to women throughout Southern California.

OCTOBER 1

Wevolver Engineering Student & Researcher Communication Program and Grant

Submit an article describing your project’s fundamental idea and technology.  Articles selected for publication will then be put into a pool for:

  • A full promotional campaign on all Wevolver social media channels including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to get exposure among our 650,000+ followers from the engineering community & industry.
  • An Interview with one of Wevolver’s founders, published on our social channels
  • Your article featured on www.wevolver.com
  • A special Grant winner certificate added to your LinkedIn profile
  • $1000 to support your work.

NOVEMBER 2

Churchill Foundation Scholarship

For American students for a year of master’s study at Cambridge

NOVEMBER every year

The Stanley H. Black Scholarship Fund

For an outstanding Jewish student of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA. The Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students. Check back for 2021 deadlines

DECEMBER 1

National Scholarship – Barry M.Goldwater

For Sophomores and Juniors planning graduate study in Mathematics, Engineering, and the Sciences. Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center

Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship

For who are enrolled or intend to enroll in a research-focused master’s or PhD program with the intent to conduct STEM research in an area with demonstrated relevance to building energy efficiency.

DECEMBER 15

American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Society Scholarship

For students with Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE (Includes several programs).

WINTER QUARTER DEADLINES

JANUARY 9

National Scholarship – Harry S. Truman

For Juniors planning graduate study leading to careers in government or public service.  Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center.

JANUARY 13

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Los Angeles Chaptern

For students working toward a degree in Engineering and/or land surveying

JANUARY 31

American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) – Alfred Steele Scholarship

For ASPE members and their immediate families who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who are in or plan to attend college, university, or technical school on a full-time basis (minimum 12 credit hours) in an Engineering program.

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program

For students studying a discipline related to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s programs and mission

FEBRUARY 2

National Scholarship – Strauss

For Sophomores and Juniors interested in pursuing a new or continuing public service project. Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to 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: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center.

MARCH 1

Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Scholarships

For juniors or seniors in water resources related fields. 3 different scholarships.

MARCH 13

HITEC Foundation Scholarship

For students pursuing a degree in technology

MARCH 15

Simpson Strongtie Student Scholarship for 2020-21

For students pursuing architecture, structural and civil engineering and construction management.

MARCH 26

CNCMachines.com Manufacturing Scholarship

​For students working towards a degree or certification in manufacturing, engineering, or related fields.

SPRING QUARTER DEADLINES

APRIL 3

The Intelligent Transportation Systems of California (ITS-CA)

For applicants that are studing in any ITS-related field.

APRIL 12

Bill H. James Scholarship for Aspiring African-American Engineers

For junior or senior, African-American/Black (non-Hispanic) students pursuing a degree in an engineering program at an accredited four year college or university in California. Minimum 3.200 GPA and U.S. Citizenship required

APRIL 30

American Public Works Association (SoCal Chapter)

For students pursuing degrees in a public works related field such as Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Technical Trade, etc

NCSEA Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship

For students pursuing degrees in structural engineering who have been traditionally underrepresented in structural engineering (including but not limited to Black/African Americans, Native/Indigenous Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and other people of color). 

MAY 1

American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Society Scholarship

For students with Full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE (Includes several programs).

MAY 22

Southwest Chapter of American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAE) Scholarships

For undergraduate or graduate degree in airport or transportation engineering, environmental, planning or airport management may apply for this scholarship. (Some awards limited to SWAAE Members)

MAY 31

Acopian Power Supply Engineering Scholarship

For full-time students in Electrical Engineering at an accredited university or college inside the United States

JUNE 28

3D Printing Student Grant

Show us how you used 3D printing to realize your innovative engineering or design project. Accepting submissions in 5 categories: Product Design, Robotics, Sustainability, Transportation, and Healthcare. You must be the owner/creator of the project you are submitting.

JUNE 30

National Scholarship – Mitchell

For Seniors or Recent Graduates interested in graduate study in Ireland. Requires Campus Nomination: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center.

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.

National Scholarship – Marshall

For 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: Submit application materials to Scholarship Resource Center.

SUMMER SESSIONS DEADLINES

JULY 20

Aero Club of Southern California Scholarships

For students currently pursuing aviation or aerospace classroom studies in a college, university or nationally accredited technical school. Must demonstrate intent to pursue a career in aviation or aerospace, must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA, and must be a full time student.

AUGUST 1

STEM Scholarship by XBOSoft

For any STEM major, ugrad or grad from accredited institution..

AUGUST 31

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship

For undergraduate students majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university

UCLA Departments and outside agencies with scholarships targeting Engineers and engineering fields should contact Alina Haas () to have your scholarship information posted on this web page.  For more general awards that are not specific to Engineering students, please contact the UCLA Scholarship Resource Center to reach a larger population of students at UCLA including our Engineers.

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Various Scholarships and Opportunities for women Engineers