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Engaging Engineers in Scholarship (EES): Application for New Community College Students

Engaging Engineers in Scholarship (EES): Application for New Transfer Engineering Students

Please note that the Engaging Engineers in Scholarship Fellows Program will not be accepting transfer applicants for the 2013/2014 academic year.

The EES Fellows program immerses students in a supportive environment designed to enhance their
experience while pursing an engineering degree. This scholarship program creates opportunities to network with peers, mentors and role models, while developing technical and professional skills. Students are required to enroll in a one-credit seminar each semester during their first year of
study. The seminars focus on success strategies in engineering and career development. Freshmen EES Fellows benefit from taking first year courses critical for success in engineering, such as mathematics, chemistry and introduction to engineering, as a group.  EES Fellow scholarships are renewable for one year. A variety of workshops will be offered during the second year to enable EES Fellows to find additional scholarship funds, co-op/internship employment and/or research experiences. This scholarship program is funded through the National Science Foundation S-STEM program (DUE-0850096). 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an incoming first year student or new community college transfer
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and have demonstrated need (UM FAFSA Priority Deadline: February 15)
  • Must be a US Citizen, national, alien admitted as a refugee or alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of application
  • Must be enrolled full time in a B.S. degree program in an engineering discipline (minimum 12 credits per semester)

Scholarship Details

  • Freshmen scholarships: up to $5,000 per year
  • Transfer scholarships: up to $7,000 per year
  • May be renewed for 1 year provided EES Fellow meets eligibility requirements, maintains a 2.75 GPA and makes satisfactory progress towards degree

Scholarship Requirements

  • Enroll in the EES Fellows Seminar each semester in the first year
  • Attend regularly scheduled advising meetings
  • Participate in the EES Fellows Faculty Mentoring Program

Scholarship Application

The scholarship application must be completed and submitted in one sitting.  You will not be able to partially complete the application, save it and return to it later.  We recommend that you review the application prior to completing it so that you will have all of the information and short essays written and available to complete the application.   When you submit the application you will receive a confirmation number.  Please print the confirmation page or make a note of the number for future reference if needed. 

Scholarship Contact

Mr. Bruk Berhane, Assistant Director
Office of Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarships
Email: bberhane@umd.edu
Phone: 301.405.0287

Deadline

Since the scholarship will not be offered during the 2013-14 academic year, there is no deadline established at this time.