Eng - MEP - William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Engineering Scholars Fund was established to support under-represented minority students (via MEP) as they endeavor to fulfill their academic promise toward an engineering degree. Students who are awarded this scholarship will be carry this scholarship for a maximum four years with the goal of moving as efficiently as possible toward graduation while maintaining a strong academic record (GPA 3.0 or higher and full time).

Selection criteria for Spring 2018:

  • Open to all engineering majors
  • Open to full-time student who completed MAT114 or higher
  • Must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident status is require
  • Can demonstrate current participation in both MEP- and SWE-hosted events
  • Submit a personal statement describing participation in MEP-related programs/activities, describe how this scholarship will benefit the student’s progress toward degree completion
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from an Engineering Faculty Member (include it general application)

Supplemental Questions
  1. I have been an engineering major since I was a freshman.
  2. I have successfully completed Math 114 or higher.
  3. In no more than 500 words please address these three areas. Write your essay with titles for each section. 1. Statement of Need - Discuss how this scholarship will benefit you. 2. Statement of Educational/Career Goals: Discuss your educational and career aspirations 3. Statement of Involvement: Describe your involvement with MEP, co-curricular activities, and leadership experience.