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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mechanical/Civil Engineering

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Scholarships 2014-2015

Download 2014-2015 Application

Supplemental Application for Civil Engineering Majors

College of Science, Engineering and Technology Scholarship At least ten awards ranging from $500 to $1000 may be given. To qualify, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, have completed at least two full semesters at Minnesota State, Mankato, and be declared a major in the college or in a pre-professional major with the college. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review Committee.
American Council of Engineering Companies Up to two awards of $2500 may be given.
ASHRAE Engineering Scholarship Two awards of $1500 may be available. To qualify, a student must be enrolled in the mechanical engineering program and must have successfully completed a minimum of 48 semester hours. Preference is given to students who graduated from a high school within 50 miles of Rochester, MN. The student should have an interest in HVAC and plan to work in that area, as declared in the application essay. Preference will also be given to students participating in student chapters of engineering groups. Consideration may be given to financial need. This will be determined through the office of Student Financial Services. Preference will be given to those students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.9 on a 4.0 scale.
Angie's Inspiration Scholarship Up to two awards of $1500 to $2000 may be given. CSET faculty and staff are encouraged to recommend this award to students who meet the intent and criteria of the scholarship. This scholarship will recognize and support those students who have inspired others by achieving a solid level of success in their majors in spite of encountering barriers. Examples include (but are not limited to) non-native speakers of English, students with unexpected personal or family medical or financial problems, women engineering students, CAP students, international students with unusual, unexpected and verifiable financial issues. Eligible students:
  • Must maintain an overall and major GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Must be in junior status and entering senior status as full time students
  • Must be enrolled in a CSET major
City Engineers Association of Minnesota Civil Engineering Scholarship Contact Dr. Deborah Nykanen (Trafton E320, 507-389-3200) for details.
First Civil Engineering Class of 2003 Scholarship In order to be considered for this scholarship, applicants must have officially applied for and been accepted into the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, declared civil engineering as his/her major, completed 64 credits (entering junior status), and must have shown an active interest in their chosen profession including work related experience, internships, and/or student society involvement. Applicants must also submit a short essay describing their interest in civil engineering, how a First Civil Engineering Class of 2003 Scholarship will help them, what they have gained and learned through their related work experience, internships and/or student society involvement; and why they chose civil engineering over other programs.
Mary and Clifford Hendrickson Scholarship Two $500 awards may be available. To qualify, a student must be a declared major in the College of SET and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review Committee.
I & S Group Civil Engineering Scholarship One award of $1000 may be available to a civil engineering major who has completed or is in the process of completing 64 semester credits (sophomore entering junior year), has officially applied for and been accepted into the College of SET, and has a GPA of at least 2.5.
E.F. Johnson Engineering Scholarship Two awards of $1000 may be available. To qualify, a student must have sophomore status, intend to major in mechanical engineering and have completed two semesters at Minnesota State, Mankato by the application deadline.
Kato (Emerson) Engineering Scholarship A $7,000 award may be given to a student completing their sophomore year. The successful candidate may be selected if they meet the following criteria:
  • Must have completed the CSET scholarship application in its entirity
  • Must have completed 64 or more credit hours
  • Must have a cumulative GPA greater than 2.8, and a 3.0 or higher GPA in their Mechanical Engineering major
  • Must be a US citizen
A pool of three candidates will be reviewed and selected, and then forwarded to Kato Engineering for final consideration.
John and Karen Knox Study Abroad Scholarship Retired CSET dean John Knox and his wife, Karen, have established a $1000 scholarship to emphasize the importance of international study experiences. Criteria for selection include the following:
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be enrolled in a CSET major while studying abroad, preferably in a country whose first language IS NOT English
  • Must be a full time student admitted to the CSET major of their choice.
  • Must be at least in junior status at the time of the study abroad experience
  • Upon return from the study abroad experience, must meet with donors to share their experience.
  • Must complete a supplemental application that includes a 200-word essay.
Martin C. Menk, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship Two awards of $1500 may be available. To be considered, a student must have successfully completed a minimum of 64 semester credits (junior status), must have officially applied for and been accepted into the College of SET, and must have been accepted for study into the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Preference will be given to those students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.9 on a 4.0 scale.
Minnesota County Engineers Association Scholarship One award of $1000 may be available. Contact Dr. Deborah Nykanen (Trafton E320, 507-389-3200) for details.
Minnesota Professional Engineers Fndn Two awards of $1000 may be available. Contact Dr. Deborah Nykanen (Trafton E320, 507-389-3200) for details.
Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society Scholarship Two awards of $1500 may be given. Contact Dr. Deborah Nykanen (Trafton E320, 507-389-3200) for details.
Paulsen Architects Structural Engineering Scholarship One award of $1000 may be available. To qualify, the student must have successfully completed a minimum of 64 credit hours of study (junior year); must have successfully completed at least one upper level course in the structural emphasis; must have officially applied for and been accepted into the College of Science, Engineering and Technology; and must have demonstrated leadership experience and community service as evidenced by their essay response on the associated application. Preference will be given to those students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Bob and Marsha Qualset Mechanical Engineering Scholarship Up to $1500 may be awarded to a Mechanical Engineering major who meets the following criteria:
  • Must have officially applied for and been accepted in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Must be accepted as a major in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have an excellent academic record
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated leadership on campus
  • Preference will be given to students from rural communities
Thin Film Technology/Mankato Area Foundation Scholarship Up to one award of $2000 may be given to a senior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. UP to two awards of $1000 will be given to a senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Up to four awards of $500 will be given to a junior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidates must be a declared major in either computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering technology, computer engineering technology, electronic engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review Committee.
Dean and Maxine Turner Scholarship One award of $1000 may be given. To qualify, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in any major in the college or in a pre-professional major associated with the college. Preference will be given to students who will be seniors in the fall. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review Committee.
Turning Pointe Scholarship One award of $1000 may be given to a single mother with dependent child(ren) who is a declared and accepted major in the College of SET with 24 credit hours completed. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review Committee. A separate application is required. Details
V-Tek, Inc. Engineering Scholarship Up to six awards of $1000 may be given. To qualify, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, completed 32 or more semester credit hours, and be enrolled in one of the following majors: computer engineering, computer engineering technology, electrical engineering, electronic engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology or mechanical engineering. Recipients are selected by the Dean's Scholarship Review committee.
Wells Concrete Scholarship One award of $1000 may be available. To qualify, a student must be accepted into the College of SET, must be majoring in civil engineering, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have completed 64 semester credits (entering junior year), and must be pursuing coursework with an emphasis in structural design.
WISE Scholarship (PENDING)

Up to three scholarships of $500 may be awarded. To qualify, an applicant must be a first year female student entering their second year of a science, math, or engineering major. Student must have completed at least one semester at MSU with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their major courses.

WSB & Associates One award of $1000 may be given to a civil engineering student in junior or senior status. Applicants must be interested in general civil engineering. Structural engineering interests are not considered.