Guidelines for MAE Merit Scholarships - Spring semester
The objectives of MAE Merit Scholarships are:
The funds for these scholarships were obtained from the differential tuition being implemented at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences in January 2013 (spring).
Sophomore/Junior/Senior: Fall semester
b. Endorsement of the application from a MAE faculty member (preferred) or a Science/Math professor if you have not taken MAE course yet.
c. Essay on career objectives and goals (one page maximum)
Facts to know…
10. Each scholarship is for $1,000/semester. Number of Scholarships will depend on the total funds available. The total amount of scholarship dollars awarded within each program should be approximately proportional to the number of students enrolled in that program.
11. Students with Medallion/Dean/Knight Scholarships are not eligible for these scholarships
12. For financial need-based scholarships, please contact the MAE Office.
13. Last date for the submission of applications: April 8.
Award given to an outstanding student in mechanical engineering who has demonstrated interest and ability in liberal studies. The award is given to a student with at least 30 hours at Western Michigan University and within 30 hours of graduation. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. The award is made during the winter semester and the amount varies. Information on the award is available in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering.
Awarded annually to students in the mechanical engineering curriculum with an option in automotive engineering and an interest in the restoration of classic cars. Awards are given to students with at least 30 hours completed toward their major and a 3.0 GPA. Two $500 awards are given during the winter semester. Award is not renewable. Apply to the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department.
For full-time junior or senior electrical or mechanical engineering students with an interest in environmental design and building. $500 award with an opportunity to apply for an internship at TowerPinkster. Applications are due January 31 for the current year and are available in the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Department offices (B-236 or F-234).
Two Scholarships ($1000 each per semester) available. Undergraduate (junior/senior), Graduate students (Master/Ph.D) are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to graduate students who have focus on aeronautical/aerospace engineering or those working on projects related to energy and environment or undergraduate students, who are planning to pursue graduate studies in aforementioned areas. The recipients shall have a minimum GPA of 3 at the time of application.
Format for applications:
Personal information: Contact (Address, e-mail, Phone numbers) Educational qualifications: Previous degree obtained, GPA, (please attach transcripts for at least one year preceding your current academic year), Degree pursuing, anticipated graduation date, Research statement/abstract (maximum 2 pages), Recommendation letter by MAE faculty (one)
Personal information: Contact (Address, e-mail, Phone numbers)
Educational qualifications: Current GPA in the degree program, (attach undergraduate transcripts), Statement describing ‘why you want to go to graduate school?, Future career goals- maximum two pages), one letter of recommendation from MAE faculty