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
James and Annette Ingersoll Family 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 2017-2018 school year will be awarded with a $2,500 scholarship.

Eligibility requirements:
For the Ford Blue Oval:

  • Be a current BYU undergraduate; sophomore, or junior
  • Be enrolled in an engineering program
  • Be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • Academic achievement of a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Express interest in the automotive industry

For the Vehicle Team Scholarship only:  

  • Demonstrated leadership skills on a Ford sponsored vehicle Team
  • Be a U.S. citizen or green card holder and able to work in the United States

Applications are now available in the Engineering Advisement Center, 242 CB, and return them to this same office before 5 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Weidman Center Global Student Scholar

The Weidman Center for Global Leadership awards six, half-tuition scholarships each academic year to students who demonstrate a commitment to developing global or leadership agility.  These scholarships are renewable and must be applied for each year.  Finalists will be contacted for an interview after the application period.

  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Must be a current Brigham Young University 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 be currently enrolled in ENG T 231 (Foundations of Global Leadership)
    • Must be a current student in the college of engineering and technology

Download the Weidman 2018-2019 scholarship application or visit the College Advisement Center (242 Clyde Building) for an application. 

Application Deadline: March 1 for awards applied the following academic year (242 Clyde Building)

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 $945 for the Fall 2017 and $945 for Winter 2018 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
  • 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 2017 and Winter 2018

Click here for the application and submit it to the Advisement Center, 242 CB by May 5, 2017 before 5 pm.

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://same.org/Get-connected/find-a-post/Great-Basin 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 Friday, January 5, 2018

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

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 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Download application here.

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 (237 HRCB); apply here. 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.

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