Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation (CEF) encourages Chicago students to pursue engineering by recognizing their talents through financial awards and career development opportunities to achieve their engineering career goals.

The Foundation provides awards to graduating high school seniors who live or go to high school within the city of Chicago, and are accepted to accredited university engineering programs. For those award winners who maintain satisfactory grade point averages, and complete annual applications, CEF continues to make awards through 4 years of undergraduate college study. The awards increase each year a student qualifies and participates in the program.

Graduating High School Award Amount – $1,000
Rising College Sophomore Award Amount – $1,200
Rising College Junior Award Amount – $1,400
Rising College Senior Award Amount – $1,400

Website: Chicago Engineers Foundation Scholarship
Review Details: Scholarship Details

To be eligible for award consideration, you must:

  • be a graduating high school senior living or going to high school within the city of Chicago.
  • study engineering in college, starting in the 2021-2022 academic year, AND show an acceptance letter from an ABET accredited, 4-year undergraduate engineering program (university does not have to be in the city of Chicago).
  • complete a 2021 application by the deadline.
  • meet the academic criteria outlined in the application:
    (a) Minimum 2.5 GPA (unweighted)
    (b) Minimum SAT score of at least 990 or ACT score of at least 21

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: For those award winners who remain in engineering majors, maintain satisfactory grade point averages, and complete annual applications, CEF continues to make awards throughout their college careers. The awards increase with each year that a student qualifies and participates in the program, to a total of $5,000 over 4-years of college studies.
Questions? Please email cef@chicagoengineersfoundation.org

Award
$1,000
Deadline
04/01/2021