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Outside Scholarships of interest to AAE Students
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Requirements: Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or graduate year, in the fall of 2011 to qualify for the general scholarships. In addition, a student must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in engineering or in an accredited land-surveying program to qualify.
AIAA Undergraduate Scholarships
Deadline - January 31; See the AIAA website for details.
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarships
Deadline: April 5 - Amount: $2,000
Requirements: Take a 10-question multiple-choice test on fire sprinklers. Please see the following website for details: www.afsascholarship.org
American Helicopter Society Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships
Deadline - February 1; See the following website for details: http://www.vtol.org/VFFSchoForm.pdf
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Deadline - January 28, 2013; See the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship website for details.
Class of 1937 Scholarship
Deadline - Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 5pm; Go to the Office of the Dean of Students Scholarship webpage and click on Class of 1937 for an application.
Requirements: Undergraduate student in Fall 2011 and Spring 2012.
Currier Scholarship for students of St. Joseph County, IN - up to Full Tuition
Deadline - June 15 following freshman year - renewable for up to six semesters; See the following website for details: Currier Scholarship
Requirements: Resident of St. Joseph County, Indiana; be accepted by Purdue's Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Aeronautics and Astronautics, intending to Purdue full time BS degree, maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Dr. Seuss's Oh, the Places You'll Go! Scholarship
Deadline - January 15 - Amount: $10,000
Requirements: Write an inspiring letter, based on the book's theme, to someone who needs it. See the following website for details: www.seussville.com/OTPScholarship
See HENAAC Scholarships website for more information.
Requirements: applicants must demonstrate leadership, must be STEM major, GPA 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in undergraduate program for Fall 2008 semester, be of Hispanic origin and/or significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community
Little People of America Scholarship
Deadline - April 13, 2013 - Amount: $250 to $1,000
Requirements: Must be under 4-foot-10 or have a family member who is and belongs to the LPA. See the following website for details: www.LPAonline.org
NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program
Deadline - April 2013 - Up to $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for tuition, room and board, or other school-related costs, Summer internship at a NASA Research Center with a stipend in an amount up to $10,000. Scholarship website
Requirements: award is contingent upon your admission to a suitable aeronautical engineering academic program or related field of study; Must have at least two (2) years of full time study left to complete at an accredited U.S. college or university as of Fall 2010; The program is open only to applicants who are citizens of the United States
NASA MUST Scholarship - Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology Program
Deadline - March 1, 2013 STEM disciplines, one year (renewable) scholarship of up to one half of tuition, not exceeding $10,000. Also $5,000 stipend to participate in summer research at a NASA center. See the following website for details: NASA Education webpage
Requirements: U.S. Citizen; enrolled and attending full-time at accredited college or university in the U.S. (students completing co-ops who are not considered full time will not be considered); must be rising college freshman, sophmore or junior; must have earned and maintain 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, must be pursuing degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
Deadline - February 1
Stuck at Prom Scholarships (Duck Tape)
Deadline - June 13 - Amount: $500 - $5,000
Requirements: Applicants must create prom outfits with duct tape and submit photos for judging. Please see the following website for details: http://duckbrand.com
Tall Clubs International Sholarships
Deadline: Varies by region - Amount: Up to $1,000
Requirements: Women must be at least 5-foot-10; men, 6-foot-2. Please see the following website for details: www.tall.org
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships
Deadline: February 20th - Amount: $5,000 each
Requirements: Applicants must have shown "compassion, courage, and a strong committment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle." Please see the following website for details: www.vrg.org