Helping You Achieve Your Educational Goals

In addition to the University’s scholarship package and financial aid options, the College of Engineering provides several merit- and need-based undergraduate scholarships to offset tuition, fees and other student expenses. Thanks largely to the support of alumni and donors, the College awarded over $1 million in scholarships this year.


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Scholarship Universe

The UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid administers most College of Engineering scholarships through Scholarship Universe, a free searchable database, which – based on characteristics such as gender, class standing and enrollment status – matches student, academic and professional interests with potential funding. Scholarships are awarded through federal and state agencies, private corporations, professional membership organizations, alumni and donors.


Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Scholarship opportunities are frequently announced in weekly emails from the College’s dean of academic affairs to all UA Engineering undergraduates.

Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen who have designated Engineering as their primary college and meet the scholarship criteria can apply for the following:

Engineering Scholar Awards

Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Scholarships

Students who apply to the UA Honors College may also be eligible for Honors Scholarships.

For scholarship consideration, incoming freshmen are required to have submitted SAT or ACT test scores and official high school transcripts. A Free Application for Student Aid, or FAFSA, must be on file with the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid for need-based scholarships.


Freshman Financial

Scholarships for Continuing Students

College of Engineering scholarships for continuing students match student profiles with donor specifications. The application for these scholarships is on Scholarship Universe from early February until the week after spring break.

Be sure to read the scholarship guidelines first. Remember to attach 1.) your résumé, including current employment and weekly hours worked or school and community activities, leadership roles and honors and 2.) a 250- to 500-word bio, including educational and professional goals, reason for interest in specific engineering major, and adversity overcome to attend college.

Visit UA Career Services for help with your résumé and UA Writing Skills Improvement Program for help with your bio.

For scholarship consideration, continuing students are required to have a Free Application for Student Aid, or FAFSA, on file with the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid for need-based scholarships.

For more information about scholarships for continuing undergraduate students in the College of Engineering, please see Department Scholarship Contacts.