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$10,000 Black American Engineering Scholarship Award Due 1/31

January 4, 2022

Background: The Black American Engineering Scholarship Award provides opportunities to underrepresented students in the field of engineering through scholarship funds and mentorship. Its mission is to dismantle institutional racism by providing equity for Black Americans in civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering.

Award: This flexible scholarship includes up to $10,000 per year ($5,000 per semester) of funding. Scholarship recipients are invited to re-apply for funding for up to four years. Scholarship recipients also participate in a mentorship program designed to support their professional success.

Eligibility: To apply, students must be:

• A Black American incoming college freshman/current high school senior, or a student transferring from a two-year program into a four-year program
• Eligible for Federal Pell Grant funding
• Able to show proven financial need
• A U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
• In good academic standing
• Enrolling in an accredited, not-for-profit four-year institution
• Pursuing a degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering, including any subfield of those disciplines

How to Apply: Complete the online application, which requires the following documents along with a series of short response questions:

•  Current HS or Two-Year College Transcript
•  Two letters of recommendation. They must be from 1) a science teacher and 2) a math teacher
•  Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA documentation.

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