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3M Engineering Scholarship

GPA, ACT, Year in School: Freshman; minimum GPA 2.75, minimum ACT 25 or SAT 1140

Major, Other Requirements: Open to entering freshman majoring in engineering

Program Information: Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $1000 ($500/semester)

Apply to/Contact Information: Chair, Engineering Department

Comments:  While grade point is important, it should not overshadow the importance of outside activities or work experience.

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Andy Zinn-Genesis Systems Group Scholarship

GPA, ACT, Year in School: Freshman

Major, Other Requirements: Open to entering freshman majoring in engineering

Program Information: Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $2500 ($1,250/semester)

Apply to/Contact Information: Chair, Engineering Department

Comments:  Scholarship requires a period of job-shadowing through Genesis Systems Group.

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Derek Bloomfield Engineering Scholarship

Derek Bloomfield earned a B.S. degree in Engineering in 2011. He is Manager of the Product Engineering Department at Sivyer Steel, Bettendorf, IA.

GPA, ACT, Year in School: Minimum GPA 3.0

Major, Other Requirements: Must be enrolled in Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $1000 ($500/semester)

Apply to/Contact Information: Chair, Engineering Department

Comments:  Scholarship/Award is renewable but applicant must reapply. Criteria for renewal: Compliance with the terms of the scholarship application, which includes compliance with the scholarship award in the year in which it was created.

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Lavern & Nola Mcentire Engineering Scholarship

CRITERIA: To apply for this scholarship, a student must be enrolled at Western Illinois University, majoring in Engineering and be entering his/her junior or senior year. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or all completed coursework is required and a minimum 2.75 grade point average in Engineering coursework is also required. While grade point is important, it should not overshadow the importance of outside activities and work experience.

ELIGIBILITTY: Students must be Engineering majors at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities.

APPLICATIONS and PROCESS: Applications can be obtained from the QC Student Services

Applicant must submit the following:

  • Attached application
  • Resume

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

TERMS: One $2,000 scholarship is available. The recipient will have $1,000 applied to their student account for the fall and spring semesters.

INQUIRIES SHOULD BE SENT TO: School of Engineering

IS THE AWARD OR SCHOLARSHIP RENEWABLE: No

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Mid American Energy Foundation Engineering Scholarship

CRITERIA: To apply for this scholarship, a student must be enrolled at Western Illinois University, majoring in Engineering and be entering his/her junior or senior year. A minimum 2.75 grade point average in engineering coursework is required. While grade point is important, it should not overshadow the importance of outside activities and work experience.

ELIGIBILITTY: Students must be Engineering majors at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities.

APPLICATIONS and PROCESS: Applications can be obtained online and from the QC Student Services

Applicant must submit the following:

  • Attached application
  • Resume

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

TERMS: A total of $1,000 in scholarship funds is available. This amount may be awarded to more than one student as warranted.

INQUIRIES SHOULD BE SENT TO: School of Engineering

IS THE AWARD OR SCHOLARSHIP RENEWABLE: No

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Dr. William & Carol Pratt Engineering Scholarship

GPA, ACT, Year in School: 2.75 GPA

Major, Other Requirements:Open to engineering majors enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours for the semester at WIU-QC

Program information: Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $1,800 per year, $900 per semester

Applications and Process: Applications can be obtained from the QC Student Services

Contact Information: Director, School of Engineering

Comments: While grade point is important, it should not overshadow the importance of outside activities and work experience.

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Sedona Technologies Engineering Scholarship

GPA, ACT, Year in School: 3.0

Major, Other Requirements: Student must be enrolled in the Engineering Program at WIU-Quad Cities.  Minimum of 6 credit hours enrollment; must be willing to complete community service during the year.

Program information: Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester)

Applications and Process: Applications can be obtained online from the QC Student Services

Comments: Financial need is a consideration.

Contact Information: Director, School of Engineering

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Shive Hattery Engineering Scholarship

GPA, ACT, Year in School: 3.0, Junior/Senior standing

Major, Other Requirements: Student must be enrolled in the Engineering Program at WIU-Quad Cities.

Program information: Engineering

Deadline to Apply: September 12, 2014; 4:00pm

Award Amount: $2,000 per year, $1,000 per semester

Applications and Process: Applications can be obtained online and from the QC Student Services

Contact Information: Director, School of Engineering

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External Scholarships

National Association of Women in Construction Scholarships

The Quad Cities Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction promotes education and contributes to the betterment of the construction industry.  To further this goal, our chapter annually awards scholarships to local/regional male and female students pursuing an education in a construction-related field.  Since beginning our scholarship program, we have awarded over $182,000 in scholarship funds!  Applications are due March 31st each year.

Apply at: http://www.nawicqc.org/

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WIU Scholarship Sources

For Entering Freshman: http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/scholarship/incomingProcess.php

For Transfer Students: http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/scholarship/transferProcess.php

Additional Scholarships Opportunities

http://www.engineeringdegree.com/Scholarships/

Director of Engineering Program Contact Information

William Pratt

Title: Director, Engineering Program
Department: WIU-QC Engineering
Office Location: 109 Riverfront - WIU Quad Cities
Office Phone: 309/762-9481 Ext. 62783
Email: WF-Pratt@wiu.edu