Engineering Scholarships

All engineering and engineering technology majors, in good standing, are all eligible to apply for available scholarships. Each scholarship awarded is based on available funds. Awarded recipient will have funds placed in their student account – to be applied toward tuition and/or fees.

Interested students are encouraged to complete the application process through the online KSU Scholarship application at the Office of Scholarships. The online scholarship application opens up on November 1st and closes on March 15th.

Scholarships Available

Bates Mechanical Scholarship
For a full-time student majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology, who has reached junior or senior level classification; minimum 2.5 GPA.
Given by: Rusty Bates, BS 1988
Benjamin Jason Thomason Scholarship
For Georgia residents pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology; minimum 2.5 GPA; in memory of Benjamin Jason Thomason – a 2000 graduate. 
Given by: Luis and Linda Henao
Beverly F. Shore Scholarship
Beverly F. Shore Endowed Scholarship will provide assistance to an underrepresented undergraduate student, with preference given to full time students, minoring in aerospace engineering who are rising juniors. 
Given by: Douglas L. Shore
Catherine Land-Waters Endowed Scholarship
Established by Catherine Land Waters, to benefit a full-time undergraduate student who is part of an underrepresented population, majoring in Industrial Engineering Technology or Systems/Industrial Engineering. Student should be a freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is renewable (with application) for a total of five years, if the student maintains this major and the GPA.
Given by Catherine Land-Waters, BS 1983 Industrial Engineering Technology
David E. Summers Scholarship
Established In memory of David E. Summers. Professor Summers was a graduate of Southern Tech, and taught at Southern Tech until his retirement in 1995. This scholarship benefits Georgia residents, pursuing a BS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Given by: colleagues and friends of David E. Summers
Dr. Jack Lackey Scholarship
Dr. Jack Lackey Scholarship will provide assistance to an undergraduate full time student pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum 2.8 GPA who is a member of the under-served population of students. Strictly merit based.
Given by Dr. Lori Lowder
Ellen and Shepherd Long Scholarship
Ellen and Shepherd Long Endowed Scholarship will provide assistance to a gender underrepresented in the Civil Engineering Program.  Student must be a undergraduate enrolled full time with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring in civil engineering.  Need based as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
Given by Ellen and Shepherd Long, Long Engineering, Atlanta, GA
Enplas (USA) Scholarship
For students pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Must be at least a junior with a 2.8 GPA.
Given by Enplas (USA), Marietta, GA

FieldCore Scholarship 

The purpose of the FieldCore Scholarship is to provide financial support to two full time students each year who are enrolled in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.  Students must be under-represented as determined by various factors, including but not limited to socio-­economic circumstance, financial need, geographic location, individual family history.  Must be a junior or sophomore at the time of application.  Need Based as determined by Financial Aid.
Given by FieldCore, a GE Company


GeoSurvey Scholarship
For full-time students pursuing a BS in Surveying and Mapping with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Given by Trent Turk, BS 1986 and GeoSurvey, Ltd
Haas Scholarship
For part-time or full-time students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must be enrolled in Manufacturing Engineering Technology minor or MET Major with a manufacturing concentration.
Given by Haas Automation
Harold and Linda Linnenkohl Scholarship
Benefits a full-time student who is a Georgia resident. Pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering.
Given by Harold (AS 1968) and Linda Linnenkohl
Novelis Scholarship
For a full-time student, pursuing a BS in one of the following programs: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Mechatronics Engineering. Student must be a junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Given by Novelis Corporation
NRC Nuclear  Scholarship 

For Mechanical, Electrical, and Systems Engineering students pursuing a minor in Nuclear Engineering. Recipients must be enrolled full-time with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate satisfactory academic progress in their fields of study, as determined by criteria established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The grant will provide scholarships for 24 students, paying $3,200 per semester, for two years through Spring semester 2019.

For detailed information, instructions, and application form visit the Center for Nuclear Studies and submit the required forms by no later than November 16, 2017.
Given by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Paul Radow Scholarship
Established in memory of Mr. Paul Radow, an engineer who helped design the elevator launch pad system for the early U.S. space program. This scholarship will benefit a full-time student majoring in mechanical engineering, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. This person should also be an adult learner or veteran of the U.S. Military.
Given by Mr. Norman Radow
Price Industries Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
This endowed scholarship will benefit students majoring in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology and industrial/systems engineering. 
Given by Price Industries
Reza Abree Endowed Scholarship
Established by Reza Abree, to benefit a full-time undergraduate student who holds a minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is available to students majoring in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Construction Management, with preference given to Civil Engineering majors.
Given by Reza Abree, BS 1978, Civil Engineering Technology
Robert Glenn Allen Memorial Scholarship
Established In memory of Professor Glenn Allen, alumnus of Southern Polytechnic and a beloved faculty member. This scholarship benefits a full-time student pursuing a BS degree in either Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering Technology.  The student must have completed 60 credit hours, with at least 30 in Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The student should have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must participate in extracurricular or leadership activities at the College.
Given by friends and colleagues of Professor Glenn Allen
Siemens Mechatronics Scholarship
Benefits a student pursuing a BS in Mechatronics, with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Must have completed at least 30 credit hours in Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The student must have participated in leadership and extracurricular activities related to mechatronics.
Given by Siemens USA
Southeastern Transportation Security Council Scholarship
To benefit a student pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Logistics. Preference is given to a non-traditional student, who is enrolled full-time and employed while attending the University.
Given by the Southeastern Transportation Security Council
Stability Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Benefits a junior or senior student, majoring in Civil or Construction Engineering with an interest/focus on Structural Engineering.
Given by Pierre Coiron, BS 1995 CET, BS 2014 Construction Engineering and Stability Engineering
The Women in Engineering: Graduation and Retention/Recruitment Opportunities for Women (WE-GROW Engineers) project is designed to provide scholarships and support services for high-achieving engineering students by highlighting the public benefits of engineering and utilizing opportunities proven to increase retention of female engineering students, in particular. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.