SWE-SCV Scholarship

The Santa Clara Valley Section (SCVS) provides scholarships to qualified women high school graduates, college undergraduates, graduates, and re-entry students. Scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement, motivation and interest in engineering. Each recipient will receive a $1000.00 award.

All SWE Scholarships are open only to women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science.
  1) Engineering students must be enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs
  2) Computer science students must be enrolled in CSAB-accredited programs or attend schools with ABET-accredited engineering programs.
Applicants must be a permanent resident of or attend school in the South San Francisco Bay Area, which are located in the following zip codes:

94002-94003, 94010-94011, 94018-94028,
94030, 94035, 94037-94043, 94059-94065,
94070-94071, 94074, 94086-94091,
943**, 944**, 94536-94546, 94552,
94555, 94557, 94560, 94587, 950**, 951**

SWE Scholarship Awards Ceremony

2009-2010 SWE-SCV Scholarship Recpients

  • Esther Williams Scholarship: Erin Hicks
  • Irmgard Flugge-Lotz Scholarship: Stephanie Young
  • Mary G. Ross Scholarship: Joy Chen
  • Al Gardner Scholarship: Erika Ye
  • Electronics for Imaging Scholarship: Pankti Doshi

The 2010-2011 Scholarship Application Process

Please read the "Hints for Success" list and the entire application prior to typing or printing any information. Personal and financial information will be held in strict confidence. If a question does not apply, indicate "N/A." If you need more space to answer questions, you may attach additional pages. Include your name at the top of each page.

Please note that your application is not complete until the scholarship committee has received the following:

  • Completed application.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • Unofficial copy of standardized test score(s)
  • List of extra-curricular activities
  • Essay
  • Short Answers
  • Official transcript

List of Downloadable Scholarship Documents

Scholarship Deadline: All materials must be postmarked by APRIL 1, 2011.

Applicants will be notified by May 2011.

If you have any questions, please send email to us at .

Tammy Lee
2010-2011 Scholarship Chair
Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley Section

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