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Scholarships

University Scholarships

BYU offers a variety of scholarship opportunities. More information can be found here. The BYU Office of Graduate Studies offers funding including scholarships and assistantships to BYU graduate students.

College Scholarships

For information on scholarships and fellowships, visit the college student services website or contact them:
EB 246
801-422-4325
engtech-advisement@byu.edu

Department Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors, the CEEn department awards tuition scholarships based on academic merit, financial need, and service to students pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. Links to undergraduate and graduate scholarship application forms are made available on this webpage each January.

Other Scholarships


There are various scholarships opportunities from sources outside of BYU. To be directed to a number of these outside funding sources, select the titles below. Outside opportunities are updated frequently.

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    NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

    Apply now for a one-year, full-time, paid fellowship in National Security. Check out by clicking the button.

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    Wright Engineers Scholarship

    Wright Engineers is facilitating its own scholarship again this year. The scholarship application is available on their website at: https://wrightengineers.com/careers/

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    The Roy Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship

    The Roy Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship has opened for applications. Follow the link below for the criteria and application.

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    ESCSI John Ries Scholarship

    The ESCSI is the international trade association for manufacturers of rotary kiln-produced expanded shale, expanded clay and expanded slate (ESCS) lightweight aggregate. ESCSI promotes the extensive use of rotary kiln-produced lightweight aggregate in the lightweight concrete masonry and structural lightweight concrete markets, as well as use in asphalt, geotechnical and other applications. Based on research and development, educational material is disseminated to all phases of the construction industry. The association works closely with other technical organizations, such as ACI and ASTM, to maintain product quality, life-safety and professional integrity throughout the construction industry and related building code bodies.

    Applications are accepted as self-nominations by undergraduate or graduate students in civil engineering or closely related majors who are enrolled in fall 2020 and will return to school for spring 2021. All applications shall be postmarked no later than October 1, 2020. Applications should include the following items:

    1. The application form signed by the applicant (electronic signature is acceptable). This form is also available as Google Form at https://forms.gle/xU9ykvsEbJZ4pbcx9.

    2. A one-page statement of qualifications by student describing motivation in ESCS materials; academic and career goals related to ESCS applications; planned research- or practice-based projects involving ESCS materials; and/or the value of this scholarship to achieve goals or complete projects; (letter-size, single-spaced, 1” margin, font size 12, doc or pdf)

    3. Unofficial transcripts indicating the current GPA of 2.75 or higher (pdf);

    4. A confidential letter of recommendation by a faculty; signed, dated, and sealed; or sent directly via email by the faculty with the subject “John Ries Scholarship”.

    Please send completed application and attachments, as well as any question to following address and mention “John Ries Scholarship” in the subject line of emails, or back of mail packages:

    Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute
    35 East Wacker Dr., Suite 850
    Chicago, IL 60601
    info@escsi.org

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    Valero Scholarship

    We know that during this time in our nation that many families have been met with unexpected financial challenges, so it gives Valero great pleasure to announce that we are awarding talented first-year students (freshmen) a $1,500 scholarship to assist in fulfilling their educational goals. The Valero scholarships target minority students pursuing undergraduate degrees in engineering; particularly, students with a passion for Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Pre-Engineering.

    Students who are awarded the scholarship will attend Valero’s Minority Engineering Summit on May 18-21, 2021, in San Antonio, TX. This all-expenses-paid developmental opportunity will take place at Valero Headquarters, and consist of four (4) days of learning, exploration, networking, volunteerism, and a site visit to a Valero Refinery. However, if we are still under COVID guidelines, don’t fret, we are implementing a Plan B for a virtual event.

    To learn more about Valero’s Minority Engineering Summit and related scholarship opportunities, visitwww.valero.com/scholarships. FAQs and other documents are included in the site, for your reference.

    Please share this information with your students and others who might be interested in learning more about our great company and the energy industry. It is our sincere goal to increase visibility for Valero Energy and share opportunities within the energy industry with the broader student population at your school.

    DATES TO REMEMBER:

    February 15, 2021                 Summit Scholarship Deadline     

                April 6-9, 2021                       Summit Scholarship Award Dates               

    May 18-21, 2021                     Minority Engineering Summit Dates

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    APWA Scholarship - Full Time Student Employee

    The Utah Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is pleased to announce that the Association is once again offering multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each. Two scholarships are for full-time students pursuing a degree in public administration, public works, or a branch of engineering applicable to public works such as civil engineering, and who will have senior standing as of the Fall 2020 semester. One scholarship is for a full-time public works employee who is concurrently pursuing his/her education in a public works/engineering related field. Two full-time student scholarships will be awarded to students who are currently pursuing a graduate degree in Water Resources Engineering. A qualification for all the scholarships is that the student must be a resident of the State of Utah. The deadline for students to complete an application and submit it for consideration by noon on September 29, 2020. The selection will be made prior to our annual fall conference and once again we are asking the selected scholarship winners to attend the conference virtually for presentation of the awards.

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    APWA Scholarship - Full Time Student

    The Utah Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is pleased to announce that the Association is once again offering multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each. Two scholarships are for full-time students pursuing a degree in public administration, public works, or a branch of engineering applicable to public works such as civil engineering, and who will have senior standing as of the Fall 2020 semester. One scholarship is for a full-time public works employee who is concurrently pursuing his/her education in a public works/engineering related field. Two full-time student scholarships will be awarded to students who are currently pursuing a graduate degree in Water Resources Engineering. A qualification for all the scholarships is that the student must be a resident of the State of Utah. The deadline for students to complete an application and submit it for consideration by noon on September 29, 2020. The selection will be made prior to our annual fall conference and once again we are asking the selected scholarship winners to attend the conference virtually for presentation of the awards.