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Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E. Scholarship

Application Deadline:

3/1/2018

Requirements:

African-American, Hispanic, or Native American US citizen

Purpose:

The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering is awarded annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Eligibility:

Applicant must be a high school senior who:

1. is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American,
2. has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university, and
3. is a U.S. citizen.

Terms of Award:

The scholarship is awarded in two disbursements of $2,500 each at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters of the freshman year.

All applicants will be notified of the final selection by May 1.

Please Submit:

Applications must include the following:

*a completed application,
*a complete transcript of the high school grades,
SAT and/or ACT scores,
*a resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities, and
*recommendation letters from two faculty members who have taught the applicant. Letters of recommendation and copies of transcripts may be in separate envelopes but we highly recommend that they accompany the application.

NSPE Educational Foundation
Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to
Promote Diversity in Engineering
1420 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2794

Online Application:

https://www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships