Scholarships

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology seeks to provide financial support to students that will supplement university scholarships, promotes participation in college-wide programs, and encourages development of leadership capabilities, global competence, and innovation skills.

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology & Scholarship

Filling out the College Scholarship Application will apply a student to all of these scholarships within this table.  March 1 is the deadline.  Click here for the College Scholarship Application.

Dale T. Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship ACET
Richard V. Harris Foundation Endowed Scholarship Howard S. Bennion Memorial Scholarship
Paul G. Van Wagenen Endowed Scholarship Boeing
Karl E. & Laurie H. Seil Endowed Scholarship Armin J. Hill Scholarship
Geoffrey J. & Sydney L. Germane Endowed Scholarship Blaine Clyde Endowed Scholarship
Raymond & DeLona Zinn Endowed Scholarship Henrietta Clyde Endowed Scholarship
Howard Hausknecht Endowed Scholarship Tanner-Ashland Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Gerald S. & Jane S. Meiling Endowed Scholarship Freeport-Mc-Mo-Ran Scholarship
Glen L. & Sylvia D. Bellows Endowed Scholarship Paullin Endowed Scholarship
Keith & Kriss Woodley Endowed Scholarship Nephi Christensen Endowed Scholarship
   

Ford Blue Oval/Ford Blue Oval Vehicle Team Scholarship 

Ford Blue Oval Scholarship – Two students from engineering will be awarded with a $2,000 scholarship

Ford Blue Oval Vehicle Team Scholarship – Four students from engineering, who will be working on a Ford sponsored capstone vehicle team during the 2016-2017 school year will be awarded with a $2,500 scholarship.

Eligibility requirements:
For the Ford Blue Oval: 
        Must be a current BYU undergraduate; sophomore, or junior
        Must be enrolled in an engineering program
        Must be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours per semester)
        Academic achievement of a 3.0 GPA or higher
        Must express interest in the automotive industry
For the Vehicle Team Scholarship only:  
        Demonstrated leadership skills on a Ford sponsored vehicle Team
        Must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder and able to work in the United States
Download application; submit it to the Advisement Center, 242 CB, before 5 p. on April 20, 2016

Weidman Center Global Student Scholar

Applications are now available in the Engineering Advisement Center (242 CB) and are due back to the Engineering Advisement Center by Friday, March 3, 2017 before 5 pm.

Eligibility requirements:
        Must be a current BYU undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior
        Must be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours per semester)
        Academic achievement of a 3.0 GPA or higher
        Must have completed or currently enrolled in ENGT 231 (Foundations of Global Leadership)
        Must be a current student in the College of Engineering and Technology

 

Workman Nydegger Scholarship for Women

The Workman Nydegger Scholarship will award a $2,000 scholarship to two women for the academic year 2017-2018 pursuing a degree in the Ira A. Fulton college of Engineering and Technology as well as those with Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Math or Statistics majors.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Academic achievement of 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Current undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior, will be a junior (taking 300 level classes by Fall 2017
  • Enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) Fall 2017 and Winter 2018

Applications are now available in the Engineering Advisement Center (242 CB) and are due back to the Engineering Advisement Center by Friday, March 17, 2017 before 5 pm.

Recipients of this scholarship will be required to perform one or more of the following:

  • Meet with Workman Nydegger several times a semester
  • Interview for paid internship during the semester
  • Work with Workman Nedegger partner to present topic of interest as guest speaker
  • Joint development/presentation on tech/law topic to peers at BYU
Wright Engineers Half-Tuition Scholarship

The Wright Engineers Half-Tuition Scholarship will award a $3,000 scholarship to a senior or graduate student with a structural emphasis in Civil Engineering.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Academic achievement of a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Senior or graduate student with a structural emphasis in Civil Engineering
  • Preference will be given to those who have a financial need, but not necessarily based on need

Applications are now available in the Engineering Advisement Center (242 CB) and are due back to the Engineering Advisement Center by Friday, March 17, 2017 before 5 pm.

Freshmen Mentorships for Women

Provide an opportunity for the top freshmen women student applicants to be mentored by a faculty member in a laboratory setting. The mentorships provide a stipend to the students supporting time spent in the laboratory.

No applications are required. Offer letters are mailed to potential recipients and they make arrangements with their program.

Choose to Give Student Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded with $2,650 for the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 to students pursuing a degree in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.  Academic merit, professional promise, and financial need will be considered in selecting the recipient.  This scholarship has been made available by students that gave to the College’s Choose to Give campaign.

Eligibility requirements:
        Students must be on a good academic standing
        Must be a Junior or Senior in their major program
        Consideration will be given to students who do not have any scholarship
        Students must carry at least 12 credit hours for Fall 2016 and Winter 2017
Download application and submit it to the Advisement Center, 242 CB, by April 20, 2016 before 5 pm.

Utah Engineers Council Scholarship Each year the Utah Engineers Council awards a $1,500 scholarship to one BYU engineer. Must be a junior (senior in the following academic year) to apply. Required documents: application, official transcript & two letters of recommendation from academic sources. This year's application must be delivered to Lissa Camacho in the Dean’s Office (270 CB) by January 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Download application.
Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship

The Great Basin Post of the Society of American Military Engineers invites freshmen and sophomores pursuing an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited engineering degree or NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) architecture degree at a Utah university to apply for a Lt. Col. G. Roger Sunada $1,800 scholarship.  Award of two scholarships is anticipated, with a presentation in mid-February.  Complete an application -- http://posts.same.org/greatbasin/ including a short essay about what you hope to contribute to society through a career in engineering.

An additional SAME Great Basin Post engineering scholarship will be available through the University of Utah engineering scholarship office, www.coe.utah.edu/scholarships. 

Application due January 8, 2016

For questions, contact Evan Gabrielsen, SAME Great Basin Post, Education Chair:  evan.gabrielsen@urs.com, 801-904-4070
Applicants will be eligible for either the Sunada scholarship or the U of U scholarship, but not both.

SMART Scholarships

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. 

Participants In The SMART Scholarship For Service Program Receive;

  • Full tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking)
  • Stipend paid at a rate of $25,000 - $38,000 depending on degree pursuing (may be prorated depending on award length)
  • Paid summer internships
  • Health Insurance allowance up to $1,200 per calendar year
  • Book allowance of $1,000 per academic year
  • Mentoring
  • Employment placement after graduation

For more information and to apply please visit http://smart.asee.org/.

International Program Assistance

Provide funding in support of students participating in college-sponsored international programs. This funding provides both basic program subsidies and individual awards based on financial need.

Applications are submitted as part of the individual international program applications that are submitted to the Kennedy Center for International Studies. In order to qualify for need-based assistance proper documentation must be on file with the university.

Student Leadership Fellowships

Provide fellowships for students serving in leadership positions in strategic, college-level, student organizations.

These fellowships are awarded automatically to selected student leaders serving in college-sponsored student organizations.

Student Development

Provide support for students that are pursuing development of specific capabilities that are part of the college strategic educational outcomes. This funding is currently focused on supporting language certification, leadership opportunities for women, and development of innovation capabilities. 

This support is advertised as available. Application due dates vary depending on the type of award.

NASA Space Grant

NASA space grant fellowships available.

As part of its goal to promote student development in space-related research, the BYU Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium has student research fellowships available.

Other Support

Other entities on campus offer financial support that is especially applicable to students in the College. These forms of support require specific applications.

University Scholarships
National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Programs