Academic Resources

Scholarships

College of Engineering scholarship awards listing for the 2018/2019 academic year.

The deadline for priority consideration is February 1 of each year.
Click HERE for application instructions before you apply online.

Note: You may see a Security Certificate error when accessing the scholarship application website due to the fact that USF utilizes internal Security Certificates.

Our deepest appreciation is expressed to those who make these awards possible through their generous donations. The engineering scholarship program makes a profound difference in the educational experience of recipients by providing financial support and recognizing their exceptional efforts, accomplishments and contributions to the academic community.

Questions from current or future donors may be directed to:

Tim Murphy, Director of Development
813-974-9199, tsm2@usf.edu

Vic Teschel, Associate Director of Development
813-974-9992, vteschel@usf.edu

Applicants in need of additional information or assistance may contact:
Pachara Mayton, College of Engineering
813-974-2684, pmayton@usf.edu

2018/2019 Awards

Aboly-Herbert Hagan Scholarship in Engineering
Provides scholarships for exceptional merit and high-quality engineering students. Additional criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

AECOM Scholarship
Provides scholarships for students interested in consulting/design or in water resources/structures/transportation who are full or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursing all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus.

Allan R. Gondeck Endowed Scholarship
Provides a scholarship for an electrical engineering student. Additional scholarship criteria: full-time student, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

American Society of Civil Engineers – West Coast Branch Scholarship
Provides support to a full time junior, senior or graduate civil and environmental engineering students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Must have demonstrated leadership qualities in ASCE and been active in community service.

American Society of Highway Engineers - Tampa Bay Section Scholarship
Provides support to full time seniors in civil and environmental engineering. Priority is given to students who have held leadership positions and who have shown community involvement. Must be a Florida resident with a GPA of 3.2 or greater and financial need.

Allen H. Seckinger Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for full or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing a Civil Engineering major, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on financial need (as determined by FAFSA) and can be awarded 2 semesters.

American Society of Highway Engineers Tampa Bay Scholarship
Provides an undergraduate scholarship for full-time senior-level students with financial need who are Florida residents, U.S. citizens, have a 3.2 GPA and are Civil Highway Transportation Engineering majors in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Leadership and Community Service are considered.

Anthony and Sheila James Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time undergraduate students pursing an engineering major in the College of Engineering on the USF Tampa campus. This scholarship can be awarded 2 semesters. Preference for students who have an interest in issues effecting the African American community.

ASCE - West Coast Branch Scholarship
Provides scholarships for civil and environmental engineering students. (ASCE-American Society Civil Engineers). Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, Civil and Environmental majors, College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Association for Facilities Engineers Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarships for full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

B. E. Ross Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Balter Family Scholarship
Offers scholarships to full-time, currently enrolled junior or senior level undergraduate students in the USF College of Engineering on the Tampa campus, majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. This scholarship can be awarded 2 semesters.

Bracken Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time undergraduate students pursuing an Engineering major in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. This scholarship can be awarded 2 semesters. Preference is to assist a student who is supporting him/herself through school, but not necessarily in need as defined by the federal government.

Bayside Engineering Scholarship
Provides support to junior or senior civil and environmental engineering students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or greater and who have financial need; recipients must have strong volunteerism (or employment of over 15 hours per week) and leadership skills.

CAE USA Scholarship
Scholarships for students at the sophomore academic level or higher, pursuing a major in Computer Science or Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit, 3.5 GPA or above. Student must have graduated from a high school in the state of Florida and must be a U.S. Citizen. Awards for 2017/2018 academic year will be two $2,000 scholarships for student.

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships for full and part-time students, all academic levels, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus, pursuing a major in Chemical or Biomedical Engineering. This scholarship can be awarded 2 semesters.

Chemical Engineering Alumni Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to full or part-time students at junior/senior level who are Chemical Engineering majors in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Civil Engineering Faculty Staff Fund
Provides scholarships to full or part-time students, all academic levels, Civil Engineering majors with a minimum 2.75 GPA, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

College of Engineering Alumni Society Scholarship
Scholarships to full or part-time students at all academic levels, pursuing all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

College of Engineering Faculty Staff Scholarship
Scholarships for faculty/staff employees of the College of Engineering, or their children who are seeking a USF degree. The scholarship criteria are: full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, all colleges, Tampa campus. If funds are available College of Engineering students may apply.

College of Engineering Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships for full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

CSE Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for full-time, currently enrolled, undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science  or Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF. These scholarship are based on merit and financial need and available for 2 semesters. 

DaVinci Engineering Award for Graduate Student
Scholarships to full or part-time graduate students, pursuing all majors in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Dolores Garcia-Luckett Memorial Scholarship
Provides a scholarship to a full-time, female undergraduate student with a 3.5 GPA or higher and financial need, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Dr. Robert J. Wimmert Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for a student admitted to the USF Industrial Engineering program. Additional criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, Industrial Engineering major, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Edgar W. Kopp Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships to engineering students to memorialize E. W. Kopp, Jr. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Engineering MATRIX Scholarship
Provides annual scholarship support to USF students.  Scholarship criteria: Minimum GPA 2.5; resident of Hillsborough, Pinellas, or Pasco County; junior or senior grade level; Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering majors who are full or part-time students in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Engineering Scholarship
Provides scholarships for selected USF College of Engineering Students. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, at any academic level, any major, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

FACERS Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering
Provides annual scholarships to deserving civil engineering students. Scholarship criteria: full-time junior or senior level students, majoring in Civil or Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Students must have financial need and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or greater, must be a U.S. Citizen and Florida resident.

Florida Structural Engineers Association
Scholarship for a junior or senior or grad student with emphasis in structural engineering who has been a Florida resident for the last two years. Minimum GPA 2.5 with a minimum of 3.0 in engineering courses.

Florida Suncoast ACI Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarships for civil engineering students to be awarded in two increments, $250 per semester. Additional criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Florida Sunshine Chapter SWANA Scholarship
Provides scholarship for enrolled students in all majors across USF. Must show extracurricular activities or special class project related to solid waste, recycling, or pollution prevention. Maximum $1,000/year or $500/semester. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, all USF colleges and campuses.

Franz Mantini Endowed Scholarship
Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time, undergraduate students, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus and involvement in extra curricular activities other than engineering.

Fred L. McGee Scholarship in Structural Engineering
Provide an endowed scholarship fund for students who plan to complete the master's or doctoral level research in the field of precast and prestressed concrete products. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time student, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate student in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus who is a minority. Restricted based on a combination of merit and financial need.

George Anderson McCowen Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships to full or part-time undergraduate students, in any major, in the College of Engineering who are U.S. born citizens. The scholarship fund was established in 1985 in Mr. McCowen's memory who had joined the USF Office of Financial Aid in 1975.

Georgia L. Brosch Memorial Transportation Scholarship 
Provides scholarships for any USF undergrad or grad student who is enrolled full-time or part-time in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus with the intention of pursuing a career in transportation as evidenced by substantial coursework in transportation. Student must have completed at least one semester at USF.

Glenn and Joyce Burdick Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarship support to the Glenn and Joyce Burdick Scholars. Each student applicant has a quality grade point average, a high level of involvement in the engineering profession and a demonstrated history of overall leadership. Scholars will be expected to be involved in extracurricular activities both within the University and separate from the University. These activities should exemplify the belief and values exhibited by Dr. Glenn A. Burdick. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, 3.5 or higher GPA, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Gordon and Paula Gillette Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships for full or part-time, currently enrolled undergraduates, and new or currently enrolled graduate students in the USF College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of the University which are based on merit and financial need. Renewable up to 8 semesters.

HDR Engineering Civil and Environmental Scholarship
Scholarship provides support to full time junior or senior civil and environmental engineering students with strong leadership and community service records and a minimum GPA of 3.2.

Helen and Clarence Prince Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate students pursuing a Mechanical Engineering major in the College of Engineering on the USF Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need and can be awarded 2 semesters. Current student-level membership in ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) is required. An ASME membership number will be submitted with the scholarship application. Preference will be given to students that exemplify outstanding extracurricular and community service while pursuing their degree.

Honeywell Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to full or part-time Hispanic students, at all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Horace and Dorothy Gordon Endowed Scholarship Fund
Scholarships to full or part-time junior or senior undergraduate students, pursuing all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit, with a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in engineering, math and science courses. The scholarship can be awarded 2 semesters and is for citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating involvement in community or campus activities, given that all other factors are equivalent.

Howard and Mary Curren Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships for full or part-time students, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

HSA Environmental Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarships for full or part-time engineering students, at all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Indeevar and Srinath Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships for full or part-time graduate students pursuing any major in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF. Preference will be given to students of Indian descent, or one who has shown an interest in the Indian community and demonstrates through leadership or community service an understanding of the challenges of a diverse and changing society. This scholarship will be awarded to one student annually and the recipient must be in excellent academic standing.

Indian Students Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
To support scholarships for students with a student visa in the College of Engineering, with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 and above. Additional criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, Tampa campus.

Jack W. Roberts Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering
Scholarships for full or part-time USF students who are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a Civil Engineering major in in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is restricted based on financial need and can be awarded two semesters. Preference will be given to students who are U.S. citizens and who spent the last two years of high school in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee, Pasco, Hernando, or Sarasota County.

John Justin Desmond Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Offers scholarships to two different groups of students: two annual awards to currently enrolled undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering; and two annual awards to currently enrolled graduate students in the MSEM Program of the Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Department. Both awards will give preference to graduates of a Florida community college; with secondary preference given to ROTC participants or those with military experience. Candidates should also be well rounded with demonstrated leadership ability. Recipients may be enrolled full-time or part-time on the Tampa Campus in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need.

Joost J. Schwaanhuyser Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships for mechanical engineering students who are full or part-time, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Juan and Maria Gonzalez Mechanical Engineering Scholarship
Offers scholarships to full or part-time students, all academic levels, Mechanical Engineering majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Awarded by the faculty of the department. Award three of $540, two $800, or one $1600 per year. Dr. Juan Gonzalez was a teacher/professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department and retired in the early 1980's.

Julia and Samuel Flom Scholarship
Provides scholarships in Engineering. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Julian W. Silliman Memorial Scholarship
Provides scholarships for junior or senior Civil Engineering majors, who are full or part-time, College of Engineering, Tampa campus. Financial need and GPA are taken into consideration.

Jürgen Mittmann Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarships for tuition and financial support for dedicated Chemical Engineering students with a proven financial need, in good academic standing. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

L. A. Scott Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship(s) to mechanical engineering students. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Linda and Ronald Federspiel Book Scholarship
Provides support to a full-time undergraduate engineering student who is a U.S. citizen restricted based on financial need.

Louis F. Falcon Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships to engineering students who are full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Margaret Poitras Davis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships to qualified candidates in the civil and environmental engineering programs. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time student, all academic levels, female, Civil or Environmental Engineering major, GPA 2.5 or better, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Preference will be given to candidates who are active in the American Society of Civil Engineers(ASCE).

Michelle Homans Austin Engineering Scholarship
Michelle Homans Austin Engineering Scholarship, for full or part-time students, junior/senior undergraduates and graduate students, all majors in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

Mozelle Beverly Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Provides scholarships to full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is for tuition and incidental expenses. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven financial need. Renewable based on the committee's recommendation and achievement of aforementioned standards. Ms. Beverly was employed by USF and worked with John Allen, USF's first President and later with Ed Kopp, founding Dean of Engineering. She established a gift to honor her son's memory.

Myra and Mack D. Cooley Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate students pursuing any major in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF. This scholarship is based on merit and can be awarded one semester. It is a required that the student work at least five hours a week. The student must be a Florida resident and a U.S. Citizen and have no additional financial aid (excluding Bright Futures scholarships).

Nitro Solutions Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time juniors and seniors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus , pursuing a major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need and can be renewed two semesters.

Peter Pempsell Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship to assist computer science students with education, who have financial need and a 3.0 GPA. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Peter R. Brown Scholarship Fund
To support master's degree-seeking students in the College of Engineering who are U.S. citizens and have financial need and merit (minimum 3.5 GPA). Additional criteria: full or part-time, all majors, Tampa campus.

Phi Gamma Delta Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time, currently enrolled undergraduates from, junior or senior academic level, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and can be awarded two semesters and is for students from Hillsborough, Pinellas or Pasco Counties.

Procter and Gamble Endowed Scholarship
Provides scholarships for the recruitment and support of underrepresented minorities in the College of Engineering. Additional criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, all majors, Tampa campus.

Q Motor Sports Family Student Racer Scholarship Program
Scholarship applicants must document involvement in a motorsports racing venue as competitive drivers or work on race car projects AND/OR be an active member of the student group Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Students must be degree seeking and maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average (as calculated by the University). Preference will be given to a student majoring in Engineering. Additional criteria: full or part-time student, all academic levels in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

R. Kelly Clark Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Provides a scholarship to a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Student. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

Richard Bowman Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships for Chemistry or Chemical Engineering majors on a yearly rotating basis. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, in the College of Engineering and College of Arts & Sciences on the Tampa campus.

Richard Ian Stessel Memorial Fellowship for Graduate Environmental Engineering Students
Provides scholarships/fellowships to full or part-time graduate students in Civil and Environmental Engineering, working in the environmental area, in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Special consideration given to students working on a solid waste project; 3.5 or higher GPA.

Robin T. Werner Memorial Scholarship Fund in Engineering
Scholarships to full-time undergraduate students, pursuing all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is renewable up to eight semesters.

Schnabel-Sparacio Scholarship Endowment
Scholarships to full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF, majoring in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering. This scholarship is restricted based on merit and financial need (as determined by FAFSA). This scholarship can be awarded two semesters. Preference for a student who is a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States. Consideration should be given to leadership in a student chapter of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering professional societies and/or membership in a related society.

Selmon Expressway/USF Student Partnership Program
Provides four scholarships at $1,500 each to students who are full or part-time undergraduates, pursuing all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus of USF. These scholarships are based on merit and financial need and can be awarded two semesters. Preference will be given to students who are from a Hillsborough, Pinellas or Pasco County high school and are USF student athletes.

State Representative Rob Wallace P.E. Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for who are full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus.

Stefan Czerkas Memorial Fund
Provides scholarships to full or part-time students, all academic levels, all majors, College of Engineering, Tampa campus. Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or above and have been or are presently involved with the Boy Scouts of America" organization.

SunView Software Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time undergraduate students, majoring in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, in the College of Engineering, on the USF Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need and can be awarded two  semesters.

Tampa Bay Society of American Military Engineers 
Scholarships to full-time currently enrolled undergraduate students pursuing any major in the College of Engineering on the USF Tampa campus. Restricted based on merit and financial need and can be awarded two semesters. Preference will be given to students enrolled in ROTC. Recipient must attend one monthly meeting of SAME (Society of American Military Engineers) after receiving the scholarship and say a few words to the members.

TDK Electronics Fellowship in Wireless and Microwave Studies
Graduate fellowship for Masters/PhD student interested in wireless radio frequency and microwave studies. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time graduate student, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

The Spirit of Innovation Award
Awarded to doctoral students majoring in Computer Science and Engineering in the USF College of Engineering on the Tampa Campus of the University. This award is restricted based on merit and will be awarded to full and part-time new graduate or currently enrolled graduate doctoral students for a maximum of two semesters per student.

Thomas E. and Ann C. Wade Scholarship
The scholarship is designated to Tau Beta Pi members only who are completing an Engineering bachelor's degree at USF or will be attending the first year of graduate school in engineering at USF. Additional scholarship criteria: full-time students pursuing all majors in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need.

Thomas M. and Janice Sands Ash Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships for full or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing a Civil Engineering major, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need and can be awarded two semesters. Preference is for female student.

Tom A. Tiedemann Scholarship Fund in Engineering
Scholarships for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the USF College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Preference will be given to electrical engineering students; students with financial need (as determined by FAFSA); and merit (as determined by USF established GPA requirements). Leadership positions and community service activities will also be taken into consideration.

Tom John Graduate Chemical Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships for full or part-time graduate students, pursuing a Chemical Engineering major, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship can be awarded one semester. Preference for a student with financial need and an interest and/or project focused on environmental engineering.

Undergraduate Engineer's Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for full-time undergraduate students, pursuing all majors, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship can be awarded one semester.

URS Scholarship
Provides scholarship support to students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Priority is given to students interested in consulting/design or in water resources, structures or transportation; preference given to children/grandchildren of URS employees.

Vasant Surti PhD PE Endowed Scholarship Civil Engineering
Scholarships for full-time, new freshman, new transfers or currently enrolled, undergraduate students pursuing a Civil Engineering major in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need. Preference for students from low-income family, single-parent home, underserved populations. This scholarship can be awarded two semesters.

Veterans Support Fund for Engineers
Provides support to USF Armed Forces Veterans pursuing a degree in the College of Engineering. This fund is for veterans who are working to complete their undergraduate or graduate degree. Applicants must have proven documents of an honorable discharge from the military. Scholarship criteria will be: full or part-time students

VIBE Scholarship for Engineering
To support full or part-time currently enrolled undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering students who are Florida residents and are active in community service in the College of Engineering on the USF Tampa campus.

WateReuse Florida Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time, undergraduate students at the junior or senior level in the College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on the USF Tampa campus who are interested in pursuing a career in water resources, water reuse, water supply, treatment or desalination. This scholarship is based on a minimum GPA of 2.8 or higher and recommendation of the faculty and department chair and who has a research project or topic that is germane to the issues facing water reuse or desalination. Experience, such as an intern position, in the water reuse or desalination field is preferred.

Wayne and Iris Echelberger Civil/Environmental Engineering Scholarship
Provides scholarships for College of Engineering students who are full or part-time, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus.

William (W-Dot) Smith Scholarship
Annual scholarship to a student admitted in the USF Mechanical Engineering Department program. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time student, all academic levels, who is an admitted USF Mechanical Engineering student in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. Priority given to those with interests in the thermal sciences (ex-Acoustics, A.C. Power Plants).