Scholarships for Chemical Engineering Majors

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Chemical Engineering is a noble and potentially lucrative career path. Students who are interested in pursuing a degree in this field have a wealth of scholarship opportunities waiting for them.

The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award

Amount: $1,000

The AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) offers a host of scholarships for students pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. This particular scholarship focuses on aiding students from ethnic backgrounds that are under-represented in the engineering field.

Students pursuing any scientific degree are encouraged to apply, though preference will be given to freshmen majoring in Chemical Engineering.

SWCA Scholarship Award

Amount: Varies

The Southwest Chemical Association offers an annual scholarship to ten nominated students who are interested in chemical engineering. Students must be nominated by an immediate family member who is part of the SWCA.

Students are required to have a minimum 3.25 GPA, be enrolled in a 4-year college program, and submit an essay (along with a few other documents) to be considered.

NASF Engineering and Chemistry Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this scholarship is for students interested in the following majors: chemical engineering, material science or engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, environmental engineering, or chemistry.

Undergrads must have at least a 3.0 GPA, while grad students are expected to have at least a 3.3 GPA. International students are also welcome to apply!

AIST Steel Intern Scholarship

Amount: $6,000—$12,000

What’s better than a scholarship? A scholarship and a paid internship! The Association for Iron and Steal offers internships at North American steel companies or suppliers. After the satisfactory completion of the internship, the student can expect a $6,000 scholarship for the following school year, and the first prize winning student gets $12,000,

Students are expected to maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in their field of study, which can include any of the following: metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, environmental, computer science, and safety.

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Allison Wignall

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