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Minority Engineering Scholarship

The Minority Engineering Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2200, $11,000 for five-year engineering program; additional $28,000 earned during four 18-week co-op terms
Application Deadline: 15-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be an African-American student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT I score of 940), and at least 3.5 units of mathematics. Selection is based upon merit.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
115 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996
Email Address:
Phone Number: 865 974 3131
Fax Number: 865 974 2175

You can find out more by contacting:

College of Engineering
103 Estabrook Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone Number: 865 974 2454

A good place to start is to search for the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, seek to understand the driving force for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and what they hope to achieve with the Minority Engineering Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, verify that there is a decent shot of being awarded the scholarship. After figuring out that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Minority Engineering Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part in the process of trying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be long and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out accurately and in its entirety. Avoid mistakes that might make you be denied on a technicality.

After filing, it's important to know when the Minority Engineering Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money so you'll be aware of whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the Minority Engineering Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to cover all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Minority Engineering Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Minority Engineering Scholarship, keep at it, there are other scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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