Penn State College of Engineering Penn State College of Engineering

Society of Women Engineers

Application Deadline:



SWE, Women


The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE awarded approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $750,000.


Only women are eligible.
Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.

Terms of Award:

Scholarship are typically awarded in July (freshmen students) for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship payments are made in September. Recipients are announced in September also.

Please Submit:

Follow instructions on the website

Online Application: