Baskin Engineering External Scholarship Opportunities

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

The Barry M. Goldwater Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduates who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. The scholarships go to students who will be college juniors or seniors in the coming academic year. Four-year institutions are eligible to nominate up to four students who are in the sophomore or junior class during the current academic year. Two-year institutions may nominate up to two students who are sophomores during the current academic year. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official nomination materials available to each institution on the Foundation's website. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.



CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Award Program

CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Award program recognizes undergraduate students in the US or Canada who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. In addition to evidence of significant research contributions, the committee also considers the student's academic record and service to the community. The $1,000 cash prize can be awarded to one male and one female student from each school; other outstanding candidates receive honorable mentions. The two first prize winners from each school receive financial assistance toward their travel to the conference where the award is presented.

Application: Nomination by department chair or faculty member

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Develop Intelligence

The goal of the $1000 scholarship is to get students thinking about ways they can use computer technology to solve future problems. As a technical training company, we are passionately involved workforce development projects.


Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship Program

Harlem Bling, a hip-hop jewelry brand, offers an annual scholarship to help students continue their education. We understand that some students need financial support to attend college or university, and we want to help those in need. The Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship doesn’t expire and is recurring each new school semester.

The Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship offers 2 recipients $600 each to go towards tuition fees. Applicants must be incoming, undergraduate, or graduate students at a United States college or university.



Scholarships for Underrepresented STEM Majors

If you’re a minority student interested in finding free money to help you earn a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math, check out this list of organizations that offer scholarships for Black students in STEM.

  • The American Meteorological Society: The American Meteorological Society provides scholarships to minority students who have traditionally been underrepresented in the sciences. This includes Black or African American students, as well as Native American and Hispanic students. The scholarship provides $6,000 in total funding distributed over a two-year period during freshman and sophomore years. Applications are due each February.
  • The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program: The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program is available to those earning a master’s or doctoral degree in oceanography, marine biology, and maritime archaeology. While open to everyone, members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. The application period opens each October.
  • The Society of Physics Students Scholarship Program: The Society of Physics Students offers an Underrepresented Student Scholarship to undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year of college who are majoring in physics or related science. Applicants must be undergraduate members of the SPS national organization and be from a group that is underrepresented in science and engineering. Applications are due each March.