Engineering - CE - James Gates Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship is offering awards to undergraduate students whose a Civil Engineering major and have completed at least 30 or more CE program units.

Award Period: Fall 2020

Selection Criteria:

  • Open to all class level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior
  • Student must be first generation
  • Must be major in Civil Engineering
  • Must have a minimum major and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA for 2020-2021
  • Submit a one-page essay describing your entrepreneurial activities, experiences or plans in civil engineering
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 or more units) for the fall and spring semester of 2020-2021 AY
  • California residency required.

Scholarship disbursement is contingent upon completion of the following: (a) Write and submit a formal ‘Thank You’ letter (via upload to Academic Works); and (b) Participate in the “College of Engineering Scholarship Conferral Luncheon,” May 14, 2020; 11:30AM–1:00PM; Ursa Minor (held on Thursday, students are expected to participate at minimum, 12:00PM–1:00PM).

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first then proceed to search this scholarship in the tab under “Opportunities>>Ours” and click on APPLY next to selected scholarship

Selection will be based on students’ entrepreneurial POTENTIAL, essay, and financial need

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a one-page essay clearly describing on your entrepreneurial activities, experiences or plans in civil engineering.