SWE Scholarships

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Society of Women Engineers(SWE) provides financial assistance to women pursuing a course in engineering, technology or any filed related to computers in any US universities.

  • Female students studying at community colleges, UG and PG courses are eligible for the scholarship.
  • SWE invites for two separate application system for freshmen and sophomores.
  • The application deadline for sophomores is February 14, 2020.
  • For the freshmen, the application form is available from March-May 01,2020

Each student is eligible for a maximum scholarship of USD 15000 towards the payment of the tuition fees only.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based, Need-Based
Offered byCorporate
OrganizationSWE
Application DeadlineN/A
No. of ScholarshipsN/A
AmountVariable
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who want to secure SWE Scholarships must fulfill the eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Only women candidates are eligible
  • Must pursue ABET-accredited programs in the field of engineering, computing, or technology.
  • Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program.
  • Masters and Ph.D. candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs
  • Must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
  • Only full-time students are eligible for this scholarship.
    • Nontraditional and reentry students are exempted.

Eligibility for reentry scholarships

This scholarship is offered to help women obtain the credentials and skills for re-entering the workforce as engineers. Eligibility criteria are listed below:

  • Prior to the beginning of the present course of study, applicants must have been out of the technology and engineering workforce for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Both full time and part-time students are eligible.

Eligibility for non-traditional scholarships

  • Women who return to college for obtaining an engineering degree.
  • Prior to the beginning of the present course of study, applicants must have been out of schools for at least 2 years.
  • Both full time and part-time students are eligible.

Application Process

Applicants are required to register on the official website and create the login id and password to submit an application form.

  1. Select the level of class to form a drop-down menu.
  2. Complete the necessary information and 2 LOR in the application form.
  3. Verify all the information and submit the application form.

Selection Process

Application forms are evaluated on the basis of merit. Preference is given to those who have outstanding academic achievements and demonstrate enthusiasm for pursuing engineering.

Participation/Volunteering in extracurricular activities is also considered as a parameter for shortlisting the candidate.

The final selection is done on the basis of the merit factors and the number of scholarships available.


Grant Details

SWE Scholarship Program provides an opportunity to study in the USA at various universities. The scholarship is given to women who want to pursue their education in engineering, technology, and computer-related courses.

It is applicable for sophomores, freshmen, and students who re-enter college for an engineering degree. The deadline for the sophomore application is notified as February 14, 2020, and for freshmen is May 01,2020 The scholarship provides financial assistance of USD 15000 in paying the tuition fees only.

The payment for the scholarship is made during the month of September for the upcoming academic session.

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