For maximum scholarship consideration, please complete the admission process prior to January 1 of your senior year of high school. In addition to the scholarships listed, you may wish to check MSOE's Money Monday Blog, 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. Students must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more per quarter) and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and satisfactory academic progress to receive MSOE gift aid.

Academic Merit Scholarships

MSOE awards academic scholarships to incoming freshmen based on their high school cumulative GPA and their ACT or SAT scores. Students are eligible for a scholarship ranging from $10,000-$22,000. Academic scholarships are renewable on a yearly basis up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters).  

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, incoming freshmen and transfer students must submit proof that they received the CNA certificate to his/her Admission Counselor. This scholarship is $1,000 renewable Scholarship up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). Students must submit proof of eligibility by January 1 prior to enrolling at MSOE.  Students who receive their CNA while enrolled at MSOE are not eligible to receive this scholarship.  

Delta Epsilon Chi Association (DECA) Scholarship

To be considered for the DECA Scholarship, incoming freshmen must submit a letter of recommendation from the student’s DECA Advisor to his/her Admission Counselor. This scholarship is $1,000 renewable scholarship up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). Letters of recommendation are due by January 1.  

Destination MSOE Scholarship (PLTW, FIRST, Skills USA or TSA)

Incoming freshmen and transfer 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). Students who have participated in more than one of these organizations or who have taken more than one PLTW class are only eligible for one $3,000 scholarship.  Requirements to receive the scholarship if involved in:

FIRST, SkillsUSA, TSA:

Students must submit a letter of recommendation from their team leader or coach attesting to participation in one of the above high school programs by January 1.* FIRST letters of recommendation must indicate team name and team number.

PLTW:

Students must submit their high school transcript with at least one PLTW class listed on the transcript to their Admission Counselor by January 1.  

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Scholarship

To be considered for the FBLA scholarship, incoming freshmen must submit a letter of recommendation from the student’s FBLA advisor to his/her admission counselor. This scholarship is $1,000 and is renewable up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). Letters of recommendation are due by Jan. 1.  

Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is for full-time incoming freshmen and transfer students who have a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who graduated from MSOE. This award is $1,000/year maximum and is renewable up to six years (18 full-time quarters).  Students with multiple alumni family members will only receive one $1000/year.  To receive the scholarship, students must indicate that his or her parent or grandparent is a graduate of MSOE on his/her admission application. In order to be eligible for the Legacy Scholarship, students must submit their online application prior to January 1. MSOE’s Financial Aid Office may contact you to confirm the name of the parent/grandparent prior to awarding the scholarship.  

MSOE Grant

This grant is a need-based grant awarded to incoming students. To receive the grant, students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. This grant amount varies based on financial need and is renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters).  

Opportunity Grant

MSOE’s Opportunity Grant is available to incoming freshmen who are non-Wisconsin residents and enroll within 12 months of high school graduation. To receive the grant, students must complete the FAFSA application annually.  This $1,000 grant is renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters).  

Rube Goldberg Scholarship

To be considered for the Rube Goldberg Scholarship, incoming freshmen need to submit a letter of recommendation from their coach to their admission counselor by January 1. This scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that is renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters).  

Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Scholarship

The Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program for 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. The scholarship is renewable up to a maximum of six years (18 full-time quarters). To receive the scholarship, students must submit a letter of recommendation from the student’s Science Olympiad team coach to the student’s admission counselor by January 1.    

Scout Scholarship

Incoming freshmen who have participated in Scouts and have obtained or are working towards obtaining their Eagle Scout Rank or Gold Award are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for up to six years (18 full-time quarters). If student is working towards their Eagle Scout rank, they will need to notify their admissions counselor and have the letter of verification from their scoutmaster stating the expected completion date. To receive this scholarship, students must submit a letter of recommendation from their scout master, troop leader, or crew advisor to their admission counselor. Letters of recommendation are due by January 1.  

SMART Teams Scholarship

The SMART (Student Modeling A Research Topic) Teams Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program for incoming freshmen who participated in SMART teams any time during high school. 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 a letter of recommendation from an adult SMART Team Teacher or Mentor to their admissions counselor by January 1.

Summer Programs Scholarship

Incoming freshmen 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). Students must apply for admission to MSOE by January 1 to receive this scholarship.

Transfer Student Academic Scholarships

Transfer students at MSOE can qualify for scholarships based on merit ranging from $6,000-$14,000.