Western Michigan University students applying for Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering scholarships must complete the application through WMU's Scholarship Universe. 

See detailed instructions for completing the application.

If you have questions about these or any other scholarships, please contact Scot Conant, outreach and recruiting manager. 

Email Scot Conant | (269)-276-3272
E-116 Floyd Hall
Advising and Student Success

The following scholarships are available to students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This is not a complete list and many scholarships are available outside of the department. Eligibility requirements apply.

Differential Tuition Scholarship

Applications with supporting material are due February 3, 2023.

E. Bruce and Eleanor Pierce Dewey Scholarship


To provide scholarships to deserving undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering degree programs who may not be recognized through other scholarship programs and who can demonstrate financial need. An annual scholarship of $500 awarded according to the criteria listed below.

Criteria for selection

To be considered for an E. Bruce and Eleanor Pierce Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in electrical or computer engineering.
  • Submit an application to the department by February 3, 2023.


The application deadline is February 3, 2023.

Hans Karendyke Memorial Scholarship - TowerPinkster


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 February 4, 2022 and are available in the electrical and mechanical engineering offices (B-236 or F-234).


The award will be up to $5,000 per year for each of four scholarships and may be renewed for one additional year. 

Knight scholarship information

Apply through WMU's Scholarship Universe