Steinman Scholarship

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The Steinman Scholarship is awarded annually to one (1) current undergraduate entering the junior year in a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program. The award is for $5000.

  1. Eligibility Requirements
    Applicants must be students who:
  • Are currently enrolled in good standing in a four-year ABET accredited engineering program;
  • Will be entering the junior year in the fall;
  • Are U.S. citizens
  • Evaluation Criteria
    Applications will be evaluated based on:
  • Grade point average;
  • Internship/co-op experience and involvement in other activities;
  • Faculty recommendation(s);
  • Ethics essay.
  • Required Application Materials
    Applications must include the following:
  • A completed application;
  • A resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities;
  • Recommendations from faculty members who have taught the applicant (at least one recommendation is required—additional recommendations will receive consideration)
  • A 500-word (maximum) essay on "The Importance of Ethics in the Practice of Engineering;"
  • Official transcript from the current academic program.
  • Other
  • The scholarship award will be disbursed to the recipient's school in one installment at the beginning of the fall semester of the junior year;
  • Upon completion of the degree, the winner will be asked to submit to the NSPE Educational Foundation Trustees a report on the value of the NSPE support and their objectives regarding professional development, ethical practice, and licensure;
  • An NSPE Educational Foundation Steinman Scholarship winner will forfeit receipt of the scholarship award if the recipient does not complete the year as agreed.