Frequently Asked Questions
Engineering Scholars Program
Here are a few frequently asked questions about the Engineering Scholars Program. Click on the question to see the answer.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.
Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors Engineering majors with good academic standing. Juniors and Seniors must have at least 1 quarter of faculty-mentored research experience. Qualifying research experience includes but is not limited to summer research (REU), group projects with a faculty mentor and 3rd party research with a company. Senior projects and capstone projects are not considered for qualification.
3.0 or higher.
- $5,000 dollar scholarship for up to four years.
- Students must maintain good academic standing to qualify.
The $5,000 dollar scholarship will be divided in the academic year and distributed at the beginning of each quarter.
- Must be U.S. citizen
- Demonstrate financial need (pell grant eligible)
- Pursuing an engineering degree
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, or if entering as a freshman, have a SAT Math score of 550 or higher
20 (but may fluctuate depending on need).
Yes, but you must maintain good academic standing.
Applications open April 11th and close on April 26th. However, this may change year to year, but applications generally open in the fall quarter.
Yes, a letter may be written by a high school teacher, faculty from CPP or another institution, or professional employment supervisor.
Yes, Engineering Scholars Program is competitive and we require all students to resubmit a current letter of recommendation. Please make sure to submit the letter under the ESP landing page. No emailed letters will be accepted.