Scholarships

Eligibility requirements College of Engineering and Applied Sciences scholarships may apply. A separate application is required for departmental and program scholarships. To learn about scholarships associated with your major, please visit your academic department website.

All scholarship applications are completed through WMU Scholarship Universe. See detailed instructions for submitting applications.

Awards generally post in fall and spring semesters, unless otherwise noted.

If you have questions about these or any other scholarships, please contact the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Advising Office (269) 276-3270, or visit E-102 Floyd Hall.

For a complete listing of WMU scholarship offerings, please visit the Financial Aid Scholarships and Grants page.

First year beginner scholarships

First-year students must access scholarship opportunities through the WMU Scholarship Universe. 
Scholarship universe

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Excellence Award

Four year awards for select high achieving students.

All admissions application materials are due February 15 of your senior year to be considered. Students who list a College of Engineering and Applied Sciences program as their major interest may be considered for the Excellence Award. Financial need may be considered. Annual awards typically range from $1,000 - $4,000.

There is no additional application for consideration. Awards to be announced in early Spring.

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Multicultural Scholarship

Award: $2,000/year ($1,000 in each fall and spring semesters), renewable for up to 4 years, totaling $8,000 each.

Application and essay must be submitted or postmarked no later than February 15 of senior year. Must have completed FAFSA on file.

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Leadership Scholarship

Four year awards range from $1,000 to $12,000 and may be disbursed over four years, as decided by the college scholarship committee.

Application, essay, and recommendations must be submitted or postmarked no later than February 15 of senior year. Must have completedFAFSA on file.

leadership scholarship Information

If you are submitting a recommendation for a student, please use the following link.

Recommendations

CEAS FIRST Robotics Scholarship

Renewable scholarship will provide $4,000 per year for up to 4 years, totaling $16,000 for select applicants. The Scholarship Committee will select recipients from applicants who meet qualifications. Financial need may be considered. Must have completed FAFSA on file.

Deadline to apply is February 15 of senior year.

Teacher/coach Recommendation form

SME Education Foundation Scholarships

SME Education Foundation has awarded $18 million to over 5,000 students since 2005. Graduating high school seniors as well as students pursuing two-year, four-year or graduate degrees in manufacturing or engineering are eligible to apply for scholarships.

Applications are accepted from November 1 – February 1.

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Current student scholarships

Current students can access scholarship opportunities through the WMU Scholarship Universe.
Scholarship universe

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Scholarship

Award: $250 to $500 for fall and winter semesters. Must be currently enrolled in a CEAS program.

Application due February 15.

CEAS information 

General Dynamics Land Systems Academic Excellence Award

Award: Up to $1,000 per academic year, renewable for one year. Must be currently enrolled in a CEAS program.

Applications with supporting material are due February 15.

General Dynamics Scholarship Information 

George E. Kohrman Scholarship

Award: $1,000-1,500     

Must be currently enrolled in a CEAS program.

Application due February 15.

Kohrman Scholarship Information 

Kenneth Knight Scholarship

The award will be up to $5,000 per year for each of four scholarships and may be renewed for one additional year. Must be nominated by faculty member for consideration.

Application due February 15.

 Knight Scholarship Information  

Castellano Family Engineering Scholarship

Award: $500 divided between fall and spring semesters. Must be currently enrolled in a CEAS program.

Application due February 15.

 Castellano More Information

Sturgis Molded Products (SMP) Mark D. and Karen M. Weishaar Endowed Scholarship

Award: At least $500 divided between fall and spring semesters
Application due February 15.

Departmental scholarships

Each academic department offers their own scholarship programs for current and new students. Be sure to check with the department offices frequently for updates.

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Construction Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems

Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Paper Engineering

 

interdisciplinary scholarships

Additional WMU internal and external scholarships

Find a variety of grants and scholarships.

Additional Scholarship information

ROTC Scholarships

The Army ROTC program at WMU features scholarships for both beginner and current students

Army ROTC Department of Military Science Scholarships 

Monroe-Brown Foundation Scholarship

The Monroe-Brown Internship Program is dedicated to matching student interests with company needs for internships in the Southwest Michigan region. CEAS students may be eligible for one of several paid summer internships followed by a $2500 scholarship.

 Monroe-Brown Internship and Scholarship Information