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Scholarship Information

The following is a brief description of all scholarships offered through the Department of Engineering Technology. Forms are available in the Engineering Technology Department's Main Office (RFM 2240). Students are notified of the availability of these scholarships through classroom announcements, posted departmental fliers, and electronic message board during the appropriate semester.

 

Department of Engineering Technology Scholarships:


K-W Construction Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established by Mr. James Kelley, president of K-W Construction, Inc. of San Marcos, and his wife, Jane, to financially assist students interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry. The scholarship yields about $1,000 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: BS in Construction Science and Management or ET Construction Engineering Technology major; completed 60 semester hours toward their degree; completed 12 semester hours in CSM and/or TECH prefixed courses; completed a degree audit; major GPA of 2.75; overall GPA of 2.50; CSM Student Chapter member preferred. Deadline: First Monday after Thanksgiving break.

Application Form


John Keating Maher Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in 1984 by Dorothy Maher and Pure Castings, Inc. of Austin, in memory of Mr. John Keating Maher, founder of the company. This scholarship is for students interested in a career in manufacturing and yields about $1,200 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: Industrial, Technology Management or Engineering Technology with a manufacturing major/specialization; completed 60 semester hours toward their degree; completed a degree audit; major GPA of 3.0; overall GPA of 2.5; recommended to be a paid SME member; must have a financial need. Deadline: First Monday after Thanksgiving break.

Application Form


William L. Deck Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in 1989 by Dr. William L. Deck and his wife, Rena. Dr. Deck was a long-time faculty member in the Department of Engineering Technology. This scholarship is intended for outstanding junior or senior departmental majors and yields about $1,000 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: must be a departmental major; completed 60 semester hours toward their degree; completed a degree audit; major GPA of 3.0; overall GPA of 2.5. Deadline: First Monday after Thanksgiving break.

Application Form


Joe E. Walker Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Joe E. Walker, a long-time faculty member in the Department of Engineering Technology. This scholarship is intended to financially support any junior or senior departmental majors including CIM, CSM, IT, ET or Technology Management student and yields about $2,000 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: Must be a departmental major; completed 45 hours toward their degree; completed a degree outline; major GPA of 3.0; overall GPA of 2.5. Deadline: First Monday after Thanksgiving break.

Application Form


Joseph E. Winek Construction Scholarship

The Joseph E. Winek Scholarship is awarded to Freshmen or Sophomores (less than 60 hours counting towards degree) who are Construction Science and Management majors. The scholarship is granted annually to entering freshmen or freshmen transfer (less than 30 hours). This scholarship is given to scholastically talented students interested in construction with financial need as a secondary consideration. Basic requirements are: 3.0 GPA, a Construction Science and Management major, and completed Degree Audit. This scholarship yields about $2000 annually and is renewable for up to four years.

Application Form


Foundry Educational Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Foundry Educational Foundation to financially assist any major interested in pursuing a career in the metal casting industry. The scholarship yields four $1,000 scholarships per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: Take one metal casting class; be interested in the metal casting industry; meet criteria established by a faculty selection committee. Deadline: mid-fall semester.  Please contact Dr. Bartlett for more information and how to apply.


Texas Chapter American Foundrymen's Society Scholarship

This Presidential Endowed scholarship was established to financially assist technology students interested in a career in the metal casting industry. The scholarship yields between $8,000 and $10,000 per year, some or all of which may be awarded to one or more students. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements: Technology major interested in the metal casting industry; completed one metal casting course in the department; completed 60 semester hours toward their degree; completed a degree audit. Deadline: Late fall.  Please contact Dr. Bartlett for more information and how to apply.


San Marcos Manufacturing Association Scholarship

This is a yearly scholarship established by the local Manufacturing Association to financially assist technology students interested in a career in manufacturing. The scholarship yields about $500 per year. Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following requirements: Technology major; completed 60 semester hours toward their degree; overall GPA of 2.50; major GPA of 2.80; and must be active in a professional manufacturing student association. Deadline: Mid-spring semester.

Application Form


College of Science and Engineering Scholarships:


Denison-Koehn Endowed Science Scholarship

The College of Science and Engineering is now accepting applications for the Denison-Koehn Endowed Science Scholarship.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering to help provide financial support.  Applicants must be full-time students, have a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.00, demonstrate financial need, and not receive other forms of financial aid. 

Denison-Koehn Endowed Science Scholarship Application

Please submit all application material to Shane Cummings in the College of Science and Engineering Advising Center, Centennial Hall, Room 202.  Applications are due March 17, 2014.


Mariel M. Muir Endowed Scholarship

The College of Science and Engineering is now accepting applications for the Mariel M. Muir Endowed Scholarship.

This scholarship will be awarded to a junior undergraduate student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering to help provide financial support during the senior year.  Applicants must be full-time students and have a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.60 and at least 30 Texas State hours at the end of the first semester in their junior year.  Besides having a record of exceptional academic achievement, students must have shown a commitment to campus and/or community activities that demonstrates leadership outside the classroom.

Students who have previously applied for this Scholarship are not eligible to re-apply.  The amount of the award is at least $1000 in the senior year depending on funding. The award will be credited towards the recipient's tuition/fees.

Mariel M. Muir Endowed Scholarship Application

Please submit all application material to Shane Cummings in the College of Science and Engineering Advising Center, Centennial Hall, Room 202.  Applications are due March 17, 2014.


Durrenberger Scholarship

The College of Science and Engineering is now accepting applications for the Durrenberger Scholarship for Women in Science. Awards will be valued at $1000 to $6000 based on student level. Successful candidates should be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or PhD degree in the College of Science and Engineering. Candidates can apply for the award or be nominated.

Durrenberger Scholarship Application

Please submit all application material to Shane Cummings in the College of Science and Engineering Advising Center, Centennial Hall, Room 202.  Applications are due March 17, 2014.


Dorothy Coker Research Fellowship

The College of Science and Engineering is now accepting applications for the Dorothy Coker Research Fellowship. The primary purpose of the Dorothy Coker Research Fellowship is to fund graduate (Master’s level and above) student research in any of the scientific disciplines.

Any full-time Texas State graduate student pursuing a graduate degree in the College of Science and Engineering is eligible to apply. Past recipients of the Coker Fellowship are ineligible to compete for additional income from the Coker endowment.

Coker Criteria-2014

Coker Application-2014

Please submit all application material to Shane Cummings in the College of Science and Engineering Advising Center, Centennial Hall, Room 202.  Applications are due March 17, 2014.


The Pat Tillman Foundation

The Pat Tillman Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the annual application process for the Tillman Military Scholarship. As a supplement to the Post 9-11 GI Bill, the scholarship covers direct study-related expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living stipend, for eligible service members, veterans or military spouses who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degrees as full-time students at a public or private, US-based accredited institution. The application for the 2014-2015 academic year will remain open until Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:59:59 EST at www.PatTillmanFoundation.org/scholarship.

Please feel free to share among your contacts, and we invite you to learn more about the Tillman Military Scholarship by listening to one of our Scholars at http://youtu.be/WP5tGffAMDw.  

For more information, please contact:

Christina R. Dibble | Director of Programs
Pat Tillman Foundation | 217 N. Jefferson | Suite 602 | Chicago, IL 60661
Office: (773) 828-5412| Mobile: (708) 466-7451


Smart Scholarship Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) is now accepting applications for education support opportunity. The application for the Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service Program (SMART) is now open.

The SMART Scholarship for Service Program will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities.

SMART Scholars receive:

  •           Full tuition and educational fees
  •           Generous cash stipend ranging from $25,000 - $38,000 per year
  •           Paid summer internships, health insurance, and book allowance
  •           Employment with Department of Defense facilities after graduation

Students pursuing degrees in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

  • Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  • Biosciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and Computational Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Information Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Operations Research
  • Physics

Basic eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • a U.S. citizen at time of application,
  • 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2015,
  • able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories,
  • willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD,
  • a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and,
  • pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed above

The application is currently available and the deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.

For more information and to apply please visit http://smart.asee.org.

American Society for Engineering Education
1818 N St. NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Email: smart@asee.org
Website: https://smart.asee.org