Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
SWE, Society of Women Engineers, aims to inspire women to achieve their full potential as engineers and leaders and help them as they seek to be their authentic selves in all stages of their careers and lives. This year, SWE Chicago Regional Section will be awarding three to five scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering or computer science. These scholarships will be sponsored by various companies in collaboration with SWE.

Website: Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section
Application: Access Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a female.
  • The applicant’s home must be in a zip code within the range of these three numbers as the first three digits: IL 600-608, 610-611, and 613; IN 463-466.
  • For the fall 2021 semester, the applicant must be a freshman, re-entry or transfer student accepted into an engineering or computer science program at an accredited college or university.
  • The applicant’s unweighted GPA must be a 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. (All Schools on a 5.0 Scale must recalculate the student’s GPA on a 4.0 scale.)

Required Documents:

  1. Three (3) Essay Questions (1 with a 200-word maximum; 2 with 150-word maximum.)
  2. School Transcripts must be sent by your school. School Officials can submit Transcripts via e-mail as a .pdf or docufide to: SWE Scholarship Committee at
  3. Letters of Recommendation can be submitted by .pdf file to by May 1, 2021.
    Do not submit more than two (2) Letters of Recommendation. Only 2 will be submitted to Judges.
  4. Winners will be required to provide proof of enrollment into an engineering program at an accredited university.
  5. Winners will be required to submit their Fall 2021 tuition bill.
  6. Be sure to check out the additional SWE Scholarships at!

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: Yes
Questions? Please email

$1,000 - $1,500