FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!

With each issue, ASEE’s Accelerator brings you new scholarship and/or internship/co-op opportunities for engineering students. Would you like to list an opportunity with us? Please email j.pocock@asee.org.

The Raytheon FIRST Robotics Scholarship: Ratheon in partnership with FIRST Robotics, has established the Raytheon/FIRST Robotics Scholarship Program. This program will assist FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) or FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team members who plan to continue their education beyond high school. Scholarships are offered each year to high school seniors who are going into a full-time undergraduate field of study. Winners will receive $1,000 toward their undergraduate education expenses. Learn more hereDeadline: May 31, 2019.

Department of Engineering Particle Accelerator Training: The  the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)  plans to provide $5 million to institutions of higher education to support graduate student training programs in the science and technology of particle accelerators. The support will help build the technical workforce needed to sustain U.S. capabilities in this area. Traineeships will focus on the broad physics and engineering of accelerators, including such advanced topics as superconductivity and cryogenics. Funding for the program, beginning in FY2019, is expected to be $1 million per year over five years, with out-year funding contingent on congressional appropriations. More information here.  Deadline: May 31, 2019 (5 p.m. ET).

The American Groundwater Trust Scholarships: AGWT offers several scholarships for seniors rising into their freshman years who are interested in studying groundwater and groundwater engineering. Prizes range from $1,000 to $3,000, and filling out one form will enter you into consideration for all three scholarships. More information hereDeadline: June 1, 2019. 

Full Circle Scholarship: The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at Tribal colleges and universities, as well as all nonprofit & accredited schools. Learn more here. Deadline: May 31, 2019.

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