Scholarships, Fellowships, Academic Internships, and Grants: Engineering

This guide is designed to assist members of the Eckerd College Community in identifying scholarships, grants, academic internships, and fellowship opportunities.

Scholarships and Fellowships

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Date: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Subject: Apply today for the 2017 ASCO Engineering Scholarship

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March 31 Application Deadline for 2017 ASCO Engineering Scholarship is Fast Approaching

U.S. students pursuing a degree in engineering are urged to apply for the 2017 ASCO Engineering Scholarship by March 31.

ASCO will award two $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students, provide $1,000 grants to their college's engineering departments, and host the students at "The Amazing Packaging Race" at PACK EXPO International in 2017.

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Sigma Xi Grant

Sigma Xi, a society of research scientists and engineers that rewards excellence in research and cooperation among scientists in all fields, has been providing undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences and financial support since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and faculty, the society promotes scientific achievement through hands-on learning.

Through its Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program, the society awards grants of up to $1,000 to undergraduate and graduate students from most areas of the sciences and engineering. (Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision-related research.) Funding may support travel expenses or the purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.






American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships  Two fellowships in Congress to increase and improve interaction between scientists and policy makers.


American Association of University Women American Fellowships  Fellowships supporting women finishing research for publication.


American Center of Oriental Research Fellowships(Aman, Jordan) Fellowships in all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences which contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies.


American Society for Engineering Education (Various US Navy laboratories) A joint progran with the Office of Naval Research branch of the Department of the Navy Science & Technology sponsors summer faculty research and sabbatical leave in 10-week programs in areas of mutual interest to faculty member and Navy peers.


American-Scandinavian Foundation(Scandinavian countries) Support for one year of research or study relevant to Scandinavian countries in all fields. Command of host country language expected.


American Society for Microbiology  Awardsinternational travel grants, early career fellowships, and matching funding for international professorshipsin microbiology.


Association for Computing MachineryAwards from $5,000 - $250,000 for contributions to computer science.



AT&T Technology & Environment Awards Program 

Grants for interdisciplinary research (1) to understand how Information and Communications Technologies (e.g. mobile connectivity) can affect the environment; (2) to understand how businesses can apply research findings related to ICT products and services to operate with less environmental impact and (3) to produce university faculty and students who can contribute to solving global and regional environmental problems.


Australian Academy of Science Traveling Fellowships(Australia)

  1. Rudi Lemberg Traveling FellowshipFellowships for travel and lectures in biology, especially biochemistry, conservation, and Australian flora. Must have proven ability to lecture dynamically to the lay public and scholars outside of biology.
  2. Selby FellowshipFellowship for travel and lectures in any field to increase public awareness of science and scientific issues.  Must have proven ability to lecture dynamically to lay public. 


Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education  Senior fellowshipsto research improvements in engineering education.


Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science  (Colorado) Visiting and sabbatical fellowships in interdisciplinary exploration of earth system sciences.


Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars)800 awards for research worldwide.


Ford Foundation  Tenured faculty in science, technology, and engineering serve one year with the state department as science advisors on foreign policy.


Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or choreography).


Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art, science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.  


Italian Academy at Columbia University Resident Fellowships(New York) One- and two-semester resident fellowships to pursue studies in cultural memory in global society, including scientific and technological connections and the neuroscience of cultural memory. 


Lady Davis Fellowship Trust Visiting Professorship(Israel) Visiting professorship in any field of study at Hebrew University. Applicants must be full or associate professors AND be sponsored by a member of Hebrew University faculty.


National Evolutionary Synthesis Center(Durham, NC) Resident sabbaticals in interdisciplinary approaches to evolutionary science, including building databases and software and math modeling.


Research Associates Programs  A comprehensive listing of US government-administered science and technology research conducted through sponsoring institutions.


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars in Residence Program(New York) Six-month residency for research and writing on the peoples of the African Diaspora, which may include social and hard sciences if the work contributes to the humanities.


Simons Foundation Autism Research InitiativeFunding to pilot or continue research in diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.


Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory(Washington, D.C.) Visiting scientist program for up to one year in the areas of atomic and molecular physics; infrared, optical, radio, and X-ray astronomy; planetary sciences; geophysics; solar and stellar physics; and theoretical astrophysics.


United States - Israel Binational Science Foundation  Grants for collaborations with Israeli researchers in science, math, economics, and sociology.