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General Motors Foundation Scholarship

The General Motors Foundation Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1000, $500 travel grant for SWE National Conference
Application Deadline: 1-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a woman, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate leadership with a position of responsibility in a student organization, and have a career interest in the automotive industry and/or manufacturing environment. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved institution, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.
Eligibility: College junior

Sponsorship provided by:

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
120 Wall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Email Address:
Phone Number: 212 509 9577
Fax Number: 212 509 0224

You can find out more by contacting:

Annette Sauer
Program Coordinator

It is important to investigate any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to figure out the potential motivations of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and what they hope to achieve with the General Motors Foundation Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, make sure you have a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be one of the winners of the General Motors Foundation Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A crucial aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Some forms are drawn-out and laborious, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application correctly and thoroughly. It would be awful to be denied because of some minor point.

After filing, you should note when the General Motors Foundation Scholarship distributes the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, stipulations may exist on what bills you can pay with the General Motors Foundation Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to manage the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the General Motors Foundation Scholarship can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the General Motors Foundation Scholarship, continue looking, there are other scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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