SHPE Foundation

Scholarships

The 2014-2015 SHPE Foundation Scholarship Application is closed.

The SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program exists to support Hispanic students to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Merit-based and need-based scholarships ranging from $1,000-$5,000 are awarded to Hispanic students who demonstrate significant motivation and aptitude for education and careers in STEM fields.


Application Process

You must complete the online scholarship application and mail additional required documents to the SHPE Foundation via postal mail. Only one complete application is necessary if applying for multiple scholarships.

Eligibility

Eligibility requirements differ for each scholarship. However, the undergraduate GPA requirement is 2.75, the graduate GPA requirement is 3.0, and the dissertation-level requirement is 3.5. Minimum GPA requirements must be maintained throughout the scholarship award period. Students must be enrolled in a full-time program (12 hours undergraduate / 9 hours graduate) in a science, technology, engineering, or math degree program. Applicants must be members of SHPE.

Application Requirements

Applicants must complete and submit the online scholarship application and mail required additional documents. A complete application package includes:

  • Online Application Form
  • Scholarship Certification Form
  • Official Transcript(s) from Academic Instutions Attended
  • At least one letter of recommendation, preferably from a STEM teacher or professor
  • Current resume

*Please note - additional documentation is required for the SHPE Foundation Dissertation Scholarship.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete the online scholarship application.
  2. Save a PDF copy of your completed scholarship application page for your records.
  3. Download and complete the Scholarship Certification Form from the SHPE Foundation website.
  4. Mail required documents to the SHPE Foundation postmarked by May 1st 2014 at:
SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program (NEW ADDRESS)
1765 Duke St. 
Alexandria, VA 22314

Types of Scholarships Available

The SHPE Foundation offers undergraduate, dissertation, and professional scholarships. Additionally, corporate scholarships are offered and will be listed on the SHPE Foundation website as they become available. For more information on each scholarship currently available, please visit the links:


For additional information, please see the SHPE Foundation Scholarship Program's Frequently Asked Questions. If you need additional information, please email shpefoundation@shpe.org.