2015 PSWE and WIEP Merit Awards
Awards are presented on Monday, March 30, 2015
Purdue's Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) offer alumnae and corporate sponsored merit awards to continuing Purdue engineering students each spring. The awards range from $300 - $3,000, with the majority of the awards being $500 or $1,000. It is not necessary to be a member of SWE to apply, although SWE membership is considered during the review process. Some awards will require attendance at the SWE Awards Banquet on Monday, March 30, 2015. The applications will be kept on file in the WIEP office for future award opportunities.
Merit Award applications must be submitted by Monday, January 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m., EST. If you have questions, contact Dawn Mikels in the WIEP office at (765)494-3889 or
Present Address (if different):
Phone (include area code):
Are you a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident?
If not, country of permanent residence:
First Year Students Only: Intended Engineering Discipline
Expected Graduation Month:
Expected Graduation Year:
Are you, or do you intend to be a Co-op student?
Are you a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2014-2015?
Please insert each activity or office held on a separate line for the questions below. (PLEASE do not use punctuation or bulleted lists on any of the following questions).
List any SWE activities and positions held within SWE (include year):
Are you currently on a Women in Engineering Program Leadership Team?
List activities sponsored by the Women in Engineering Program that you have participated in (include year)
Extracurricular and community activities since graduation from high school (include offices held):
List and describe research and/or design projects within your major area that occurred outside of required coursework:
Please list your previous engineering internships or co-ops, including name of company, dates, and your responsibilities:
Professional and other employment activities while taking classes - (teaching assistantships, on or off-campus job, etc.) Please name employer and dates.
Some merit awards require attendance at the SWE Awards Banquet on Monday, March 30, 2015. If chosen, I am available and agree to be present to accept my award. I understand if I'm unable to attend, I may be required to forfeit my award.
Purdue University is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity University.
I authorize Purdue University to release personally identifiable information from my education record to outside entities for scholarship selection purposes, to scholarship donors and for publicity purposes regarding the awarding of a scholarship. This could include items such as my class, major, and GPA but not my PUID.