For maximum scholarship consideration, please complete the admission process prior to January 1 of you senior year of high school. In addition to the scholarships listed, you may wish to check with local churches, a parent’s place of business, high school guidance office, library, local chamber of commerce, local hospitals, bookstores, and other clubs, sports, or organizations for any additional scholarship opportunities. MSOE’s FAFSA code is 003868.
“Money Monday:” Follow the Financial Aid Office on the Community and check out their “Money Monday” blog. A variety of scholarship opportunities are posted every Monday for students majoring in engineering, nursing, business, and mathematics. Scholarships range from $500-$5,000.Click on the name to find out more information about the scholarship.
Academic Merit Scholarships
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Scholarship
Delta Epsilon Chi Association (DECA) Scholarship
Destination MSOE Scholarship (PLTW, FIRST, Skills USA or TSA)
Students who have participated in Project Lead The Way (PLTW), FIRST Robotics, Skills USA, or TSA high school programs are eligible to receive a $3,000 scholarship, renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters). This scholarship may be used for any undergraduate course of study at MSOE. Students who have participated in more than one of these organizations or who have taken more than one PLTW class may NOT earn additional scholarship money. Requirements:
FIRST, SkillsUSA, TSA:
- Students who participated in FIRST, SkillsUSA, or TSA must have participated in an engineering competition or leadership conference.
- Students must submit a letter of recommendation from their team leader or coach attesting to participation in one of the above high school programs.* FIRST letters of recommendation must indicate team name and team number.
- All materials are due by Feb. 1.
- Students who have taken a PLTW class must earn a C or better.
- Transcripts indicating a C or better in the PLTW class must be submitted to the student’s admission counselor by no later than Feb. 1.
- If the student’s only PLTW class is taken in second semester of the student’s senior year, he/she must submit his/her high school transcript indicating a Work-In-Progress PLTW class, and a letter of recommendation from his/her PLTW teacher prior to Feb. 1.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Scholarship
MSOE’s Financial Aid Office understands that searching for private scholarships can be difficult. In order to assist students in their scholarship search, our office has compiled the following private scholarship websites for your review. While MSOE is providing these sites, we do not endorse nor are we affiliated with any of the private resources listed.
List of Private Scholarships
Reserve Officer Training Corps
Rube Goldberg Scholarship
Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Scholarship
The Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program for full-time incoming freshmen, who participated in Science Olympiad Protein Modeling event at the National Tournament any time during high school. Members of the National Championship team will receive $10,000/year and other participants will receive $1,000/year if they complete the scholarship application. The scholarship may be used for any undergraduate course of study at MSOE. The scholarships are renewable up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). To apply for the scholarship, students must submit the following to their admission counselor:
- A letter of recommendation from the student’s Science Olympiad team coach must be submitted to the student’s admission counselor.
- A Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Scholarship Application
- Students must notify their admission counselor and submit all materials by March 1.
SMART Teams Scholarship
The SMART (Student Modeling A Research Topic) Teams Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program for full-time incoming freshmen, who participated in SMART teams any time during high school. The scholarship may be used for any undergraduate course of study at MSOE. The scholarship is $1,000 and is renewable up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). To apply for this scholarship, students must submit the following to their admissions counselor:
- A MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling SMART Team Program Scholarship Application
- A 500-word essay regarding your SMART experience and your career goals, as well as why you would like to attend MSOE
- A letter of recommendation from an adult SMART Team Teacher or Mentor
- All materials are due by Feb. 1.
Summer Programs Scholarship
Students who have participated in MSOE’s Summer Programs during high school are eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters) and may be used for any undergraduate course of study at MSOE. Requirements:
- Students must have participated in MSOE’s Summer Programs.
- Students must apply for admission to MSOE by February 1st of their senior year.