Our primary goal in scholarships is to fill the gap in the Hispanic education pipeline from K-12 education to successful career placement as well as advanced degree offerings in STEM fields. For the 2018-2019 academic year, SHPE provided approximately $250,000 in scholarships. SHPE offers a variety of scholarships. Scholarships offered in 2018-19 available to graduate students include:
American Transmission Co. Scholarship – $2,250
The American Transmission Co. would like to provide scholarships to electrical or civil engineering students interested in the power utility industry.
John Deere Scholarship – $2,000
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage academic excellence and leadership development among Hispanic and Latino/a college students in STEM disciplines. Applicants must be rising sophomores, juniors, and grad students.
SHPE Dissertation Scholarship – TBD
SHPE will provide this scholarship to applicants who are enrolled in a STEM doctoral degree program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
SHPE Graduate Scholarship – TBD
SHPE will provide this scholarship to Graduate applicants enrolled in a STEM degree program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The scholarship will be awarded upon the basis of academic standing and financial need.
SHPE Professional Scholarship – TBD
SHPE will provide this scholarship to applicants who are employed full-time in the U.S. or Puerto Rico in a technical career field AND enrolled in a STEM masters or doctoral degree program.