In the 2008-2009 school year, the College of Engineering offered approximately $378,000 in academic scholarships to 140 students (freshmen through senior), averaging >$2,000 per award. In many cases, these scholarships were awarded in addition to financial aid from the university or other outside scholarships the students received.
The College of Engineering offers several scholarships to both graduate and undergraduate students. All scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement. In addition some scholarships require demonstration of financial need.
Following is a list of a few different types of scholarships as well as some helpful links:
http://financialaid.boisestate.edu/ – BSU Scholarship page
College of Engineering Grants
The NASA Idaho Space Grant Scholarship Program awards scholarships and research fellowships to students majoring in engineering, science, math, and math education. Students interested in applying to the program should click on the Higher Education link and view Scholarships and Fellowships from the drop-down list at http://id.spacegrant.org/
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. See http://smart.asee.org/apply_ for eligibility and application details.
Deadline: December 15, 2011 (No late submissions)
Current NASA undergraduate and graduate internship and fellowship opportunities may be found at http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/learning/index.html
Some have deadlines and others do not. Check the site for eligibility and application details.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is open to students majoring in a discipline area related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, or education, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; and teacher education. For eligbility and application details, please see http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html
McNair Scholar Program
The Boise State McNair Scholars Program serves students from groups underrepresented in graduate education and first generation college students from low-income backgrounds, grooming them for graduate studies through scholarly enrichment, exposure to research, and other academic experiences and opportunities. The program collaborates with Faculty Mentors to prepare McNair Scholars to successfully pursue a Ph.D. and careers in university teaching and research. Go to http://education.boisestate.edu/mcnair/index.php for eligibility and application details.
College of Engineering Scholarships
Boise State University Scholarships – Students that are enrolled in a College of Engineering discipline are automatically considered for these scholarships.
AGC Scholarship –The AGC Foundation offers both undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs.
ABC Scholarship –The Trimmer Education Foundation conducts an annual scholarship competition for ABC student chapter members, and employees of ABC member firms, enrolled in two or four-year construction degree programs.
www.boardofed.idaho.gov – Idaho State Board of Education
www.osac.state.or.us – Oregon Student Assistance
www.fafsa.ed.gov – Electronic Fafsa Application
www.fastweb.com – Free Scholarship Search
www.finaid.org – Financial Aid Information