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Scholarships

A-State College of Engineering and Computer Science (CoECS) has a number of privately funded scholarships available for students enrolled in a degree plan within our college. All scholarships are for full-time students with a declared major in CoECS and attending the A-State-Jonesboro campus. Most scholarship awards are split between the fall and spring semesters. The majors in the college are

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science and Data Analytics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management Systems
  • Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

Criteria for each scholarship are listed below the title.  Privately funded Engineering and Computer Science scholarships are administered through our office. To be considered, all scholarship applications must be submitted online by clicking here for A-State Scholarship Portal. Please call 870-972-2088 with questions.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Deadlines for 2022-2023;   

  • Current students and incoming freshmen should complete the 2022-23 Privately Funded Scholarship Application by February 1, 2022, at 5:00 PM CST. 
  • Incoming Freshmen who apply by December 1, 2021 will have priority consideration.

Important! All applying students must be a declared major in CoECS to qualify for any of these scholarships AND select College of Engineering and Computer Science as your home college. Failing to do so may delay your application

Your application must include:

  • Résumé
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Personal Statement (1 page only) describing major choice, career goals, financial need, and reason for, if any, specifically interested scholarship
  • License 2Howl Essay (incoming freshmen only)

Apply Here

PRIVATELY FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS

 Dean’s Freshman Excellence Scholarship

  • Full-time student.
  • Minimum ACT of 21, or high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Incoming freshman with a declared major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The student will forfeit the award if the declared major at the time of registration for classes in the first semester is not in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Automation Outfitters Scholarship

  1. Junior level student
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  3. Electrical Engineering student

Jonathan Barfield Memorial Scholarship

  1. Upper level student (Junior or Senior)
  2. 0 GPA
  3. Active within any ASU-J fraternity or sorority

Denso Engineering Endowed Scholarship

  1. Must be an Engineering major
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  3. Must be an upper level student with a minimum of 60 hours

Hytrol Conveyors Scholarship

  1. Full-time student majoring in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  2. In addition to having an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater, the student must meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Work as a paid intern for the duration of the scholarship (10-20 hours per week, with the understanding that flexibility in the schedule is expected)
    • Active participation on a national level engineering contest team sponsored by the School of Engineering with preference given to a materials handling contest
    • Work as an unpaid research assistant for a member of the faculty of the School of Engineering with preference given to research projects within materials handling. (10-20 hours per week)
    • Maintenance of a course load within the School of Engineering in excess of 35 credit hours or more for the current and immediately preceding semesters.   

Tom Loberg Memorial Scholarship

  1. Upper level student (Junior or Senior), in good standing, enrolled for a minimum of six (6) credit hours, with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  2. First preference given to students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Professional Concentration in Mechanical Engineering; or if no student qualifies who is pursuing the Mechanical Engineering degree, the award may go to an otherwise qualified student pursuing any undergraduate degree in the College of Engineering.
  3. Previous students are eligible to re-apply.

Gene and Irene Martz College of Engineering Scholarship

  1. Graduate of an Arkansas High School (or GED)
  2. Current Arkansas resident
  3. First Preference: incoming freshman in the top 10% of graduating class, or 23 ACT
  4. Must be an Electrical Engineer major
  5. Second Preference: sophomore level current ASU student with a 3.0 GPA

Dr. Albert L. Mink Scholarship

  1. Incoming freshman in the top 10% of graduating class, or 23 ACT
  2. Sophomore may be considered as alternative recipient
  3. Student must be full-time engineering major with a 3.0 GPA
  4. Other factors considered are financial need, number of dependents, semester hours and course content

Dunn Mitts Family Scholarship

  1. Incoming freshman, must have ACT of 21 or above, or be in the upper 10% of graduating class
  2. Sophomore, junior and senior level students must have a 3.0 GPA
  3. Other factors considered are financial need, number of dependents, semester hours completed and potential for success in obtaining a degree in engineering

Olympus Construction, Inc., Scholarship 

  1. Full-time student and resident of State of Arkansas
  2. Must be majoring in any field of Engineering
  3. Completed a minimum of 60 credit hours with a GPA of 3.0

Danny Scott Memorial Scholarship

  1. Incoming Freshman, must have either an ACT composite score of 23 or be in the upper 10% of graduating class and enter the engineering program as a full-time student
  2. Sophomores, Junior, and Seniors may apply, provided are full-time engineering majors with a 2.5 GPA or above
  3. Other factors considered are financial need, number of dependents, semester hours and course content

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Scholarship

  1. Full-time student majoring in technical areas that would qualify them for membership in the student or senior chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  2. Must be an active member of the SME Student Chapter (S201) at Arkansas State University or the Senior Chapter (246)
  3. Applications will be judged on the basis of SME participation, GPA, student status, honors, community activities and financial need

Jim and Carole Stevens Engineering Scholarship 

  1. Full-time engineering major with a 3.0 GPA
  2. Citizen of the United States

Martin Sprocket & Gear Engineering Scholarship

  1. Full-time student at ASU-J
  2. Junior or Senior full-time engineering major with a 3.0 GPA
  3. Must have 60+ hours

Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship

  1. Females only
  2. Must be pursuing a degree in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math
  3. Can be an undergraduate or graduate student
  4. Open to students attending a US or Canadian institution
  5. Entrants must be 17 years or older
  6. No GPA requirement