Scholarships can help support the cost of your education! There are several types of scholarships available each year. Some are based on specific GPA and academic standing, others are based on financial need, and still others are available to students enrolled in specific disciplines.
Boise State Scholarships
The Boise State Financial Aid office is the first place to start in your search for general and engineering-specific scholarships. Students apply for all scholarships online. Each scholarship may have a different application deadline and different eligibility requirements so make sure you read the details closely.
There are many scholarship opportunities offered by materials science and engineering professional societies and organizations that are related specifically to materials research:
- Boise State University Student Research Initiative Fellowship (every semester)
- Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), several undergraduate scholarships available (October/November)
- Roy G. Post Scholarship for Safe Management of Nuclear Materials (December)
- DOE Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) Undergraduate Scholarship (December/January)
- American Nuclear Society (January/February)
- National Institute of Standards & Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (February)
- National Academy for Nuclear Training (NANT) Scholarship (June)
- ACerS scholarships (varying due dates)
- ASM scholarships (varying due dates)
- TMS scholarships (varying due dates)
Take the time to complete some scholarship applications! It is well worth your effort. You could receive funds to pay for all, or a portion of, your tuition, textbooks for a semester, or living expenses.