Scholarships for Women in Engineering

Many organizations offer scholarships for women in engineering and computer and science. This is not an extensive list but we try to keep it as up to date as we can. If you have a great opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students let us know and we’ll post it! Contact us at

G.I.R.L Game Design Competition

First awarded in 2008, the Gamers in Real Life (G.I.R.L.) scholarship was created by Sony Online Entertainment LLC to encourage students toward career paths in the creative and applied arts, with the ultimate goal of developing video games that are more interesting for women to play.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Women

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In fiscal year 2012, SWE disbursed 198 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $577,000.

Deadline: Applications generally are available beginning December 1st and close February 15th

Philadelphia Society of Women Engineers

Every year the Philadelphia Section awards scholarships in the amount of $1000 to providing financial assistance to full-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in an engineering, engineering technology, or computer science discipline.

Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI)

Up to 60 aspiring computer scientists will be selected to attend one of the all-expenses-paid CSSI sessions at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.

National Society of Black Engineers

The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional members.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Scholarship Program is designed to enhance and achieve the potential of Latino students pursuing degrees in engineering, math and science. Merit-based and need-based scholarships are awarded, in the amount of $1,000 – $5,000, to deserving Latino/a high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom—and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It’s a reward for what you’ve made of yourself and the difference you are making for others.