The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering seeks to provide financial support to students that will supplement university scholarships, promotes participation in college-wide programs, and encourages development of leadership capabilities, global competence, and innovation skills. Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order. Other scholarships and financial aid may be found on other BYU office websites and from external resources.


College of Engineering Scholarships

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Scholarships

Description: Nearly 30 generous donors have dedicated funds to supporting students in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering. According to the wishes of these donors, the dean of the college has appointed a special committee to review applications and disperse funding for each of these scholarships. To simplify the application process, students need only complete one form to apply for each of these scholarships at once. Have questions? Contact us.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate
  • Enrolled in 14+ credits both Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 semesters
  • Has officially declared a major in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering
  • Has received 7 or fewer semesters of scholarships, excluding Spring and Summer terms
  • Has earned fewer than 160 total credit hours at the end of the Winter 2019 semester (does not include AP, IB, or foreign language challenge exam credits)
  • Has not received a Monson Presidential Scholarship, Heritage Scholarship, or National Merit Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year
  • Has not received a full tuition, two-semester University Scholarship award from BYU for the 2019-2020 school year
  • Some scholarships have additional criteria or guidelines specified by the donors (e.g., female students, enrolled in a specific major, preference given to international students, etc.)

Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Application: Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Scholarships Application

Included Scholarships:

Dale T. Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship ACET
Richard V. Harris Foundation Endowed Scholarship Howard S. Bennion Memorial Scholarship
Paul G. Van Wagenen Endowed Scholarship Boeing
Karl E. & Laurie H. Seil Endowed Scholarship Armin J. Hill Scholarship
Geoffrey J. & Sydney L. Germane Endowed Scholarship Blaine Clyde Endowed Scholarship
Raymond & DeLona Zinn Endowed Scholarship Henrietta Clyde Endowed Scholarship
Howard Hausknecht Endowed Scholarship Maurice R. Tanner and Hazel H. Tanner/ Ashland Oil Inc. Endowment
Dr. Gerald S. & Jane S. Meiling Endowed Scholarship Freeport-Mc-Mo-Ran Scholarship
Glen L. & Sylvia D. Bellows Endowed Scholarship Paullin Endowed Scholarship
Keith & Kriss Woodley Endowed Scholarship Nephi Christensen Endowed Scholarship
James and Annette Ingersoll Family Endowed Scholarship Kent E. Kohkonen Endowed Scholarship
Brian and Hallie Fielding Endowed Scholarship Huang and Madeline Chao Family Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Jeffrey M. and Jane Nobbs Endowed Scholarship Neil and Velma Stewart Inspiring Learning Endowed Fund
Jonathan and Tara Oliver Inspiring Learning Endowed Fund in Engineering Dominion Questar



Other Scholarships

BYU Kennedy Center Global Opportunities Scholarship

Description: This need-based “scholarship of last resorts” targets students interested in participating in an academic program abroad. Instead of applying directly, students are recommended by a study abroad director or other faculty member, and then the Global Opportunities Scholarship Committee reaches out to potential recipients for further review. Amounts range from $0-$5,000. Sixty-six (66) awards were given in 2017 and seventy-two (72) in 2018. Have questions? Visit the Global Opportunity Initiative website or contact Corey Leonard at or (801) 422-2980.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a BYU academic program abroad
  • Recommended by the relevant study abroad director or another faculty member
  • Exhibit financial need
  • Recipients typically have a job, have reached out to family and friends, have taken out student loans, and applied to many other scholarships and financial aid programs

Deadline: Varies.

Application: Students do not apply for this scholarship, but may discuss with their study abroad director about potentially being recommended for it. Faculty members may recommend potential recipients here.

Choose to Give Scholarship

Description: A half tuition scholarship awarded to a student for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020. Funds were donated by current BYU students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering
  • On good academic standing
  • Junior or Senior in their program
  • Full-time student in Fall 2019 and Winter 2020
  • Preference for students who do not have any other scholarships

Deadline: May 6, 2019. Must be turned into Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Student Services, 246 EB. Digital copies may be sent to

Application: Choose to Give Scholarship Application

Freshman Mentorships for Women

Description: Faculty members offer to mentor the top new freshman female students in a laboratory setting. Stipends are provided to students, supporting time spent in the laboratory. Offer letters are mailed to each potential recipient, who then makes arrangements with her program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming freshman at BYU
  • Female
  • Enrolled in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Deadline: N/A

Application: Application is immediately considered upon application to Brigham Young University. No additional application is required.

International Study Program (ISP) Discounts

Description: The ISP office offers financial assistance, in the form of program discounts, to undergraduate students participating in its programs (e.g. study abroads). Discount amounts vary depending on financial need, GPA, year in school, major, length and type of program, and other pertinent factors. Amounts typically range from $0-$1,000. Have questions? Contact ISP Student Services (101 HRCB) at or (801) 422-3686.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate BYU students
  • 3.0+ cumulative GPA
  • Completed FAFSA on file with the University (deadlines may apply - see application for more information)

Deadline: Varies.

Application: An application is provided after starting an application for a specific ISP program. Applying to a specific ISP program requires logging in with a BYU netID and password. 

Sallie Mae Bank Scholarship

Description: Twenty-twop (22) $5,000 scholarships. Have questions? Contact Claire Scott at or (801) 320-3775

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Legal resident of the State of Utah
  • Living in Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, or Weber County
  • Attend an accredited institution located in any of the forementioned counties OR attending an online accredited institution
  • 3.25 GPA or better out of a 4.0 maximum (or WGU pass equivalent)
  • Enrolled full-time (12 credits or more per semester) for both Fall and Winter semesters
  • Enrolled in one of the following undergraduate programs: Nursing Associate, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Teaching, Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer, Software, electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, or Technology), Technology (Information Systems, Network Management, or Technology Management), transfer program in Pre-Engineering
  • According to the Entrant's most recent FAFSA, have a total gross income of not more than what is specified for the county in which the student resides, as follows: $61,440 (Davis County), $63,760 (Salt Lake County), $63,760 (Tooele County), $59,760 (Utah County), $61,440 (Weber County)

Deadline: Mailed and postmarked on or before April 5, 2019.

Application: Sallie Mae Bank Scholarship Application

SME Education Foundation Scholarships

Description: SME Education Foundation’s scholarships offer students a powerful reason to choose a manufacturing focused education. The generosity of their many individual donors and corporate partners have enabled SME to award scholarships that support thousands of new students to manufacturing every year. Scholarships are awarded annually and range from $1,000-$6,000 and can be used for education fees related to attaining a technical or engineering education. Students with at least one parent or grandparent who is a member of SME may be eligible for larger scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating high school senior, current undergraduate student, or graduate student
  • Will be attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada in Fall 2019
  • One of the following:
    • United States and territories citizenship
    • Canada citizenship
    • Permanent residency status in the U.S. or Canda (i.e. green card)
    • U.S. or Canadian student visa
  • 2.0+ Cumulative GPA (most recipients have a 3.0+)
  • Pursuing a degree in a technical or engineering field

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Application: SME Education Foundation Scholarship Application Applicants will be directed to register for an application account before starting the application.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship

Description: The Great Basin Post of the Society of American Military Engineers invites freshmen and sophomores pursuing an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited engineering degree or NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) architecture degree at a Utah university to apply for a Lt. Col. G. Roger Sunada $1,800 scholarship.  Award of two scholarships is anticipated, with a presentation in mid-February of 2019. Have questions? Contact Evan Gabrielsen, SAME Great Basin Post, Scholarship Chair at or (801) 904-4070.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in any university in Utah
  • Freshman or Sophomore

Deadline: January 4, 2019

Application: Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship Application

Utah Engineers Council Scholarship

Description: Each year the Utah Engineers Council awards a $1,500 scholarship to one BYU engineer.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current Junior (Senior in Fall 2019)
  • BYU student enrolled in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Deadline: 5pm on January 11, 2019 at the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Dean’s Office (240 EB).

Application: Utah Engineers Council Scholarship Application

Weidman Center Global Student Scholar

Description: Six half-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate a commitment to developing global or leadership agility. These scholarships are renewable, but must be reapplied for each year. Finalists will be contacted for an interview after the application deadline.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current BYU undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Enrolled in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering
  • Full time student (12+ credit hours per semester) in Fall 2019 and Winter 2020
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Has completed or is currently enrolled in ENG T 231 Foundations of Global Leadership

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application: Weidman Center Global Student Scholar Application

Workman Nydegger

Description: The Workman Nydegger Scholarship will award a $2,000 scholarship to two women for the academic year 2019-2020 pursuing a degree in the Fulton College of Engineering.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Female
  • Student in an Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering major
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Current BYU undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Will be an undergraduate junior or senior (taking 300 level classes) by Fall 2019
  • Enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) Fall 2019 and Winter 2020

Deadline: 5 p.m. on March 22, 2019 to Student Services (246 EB)

Application: Workman Nydegger (Immediately downloads a .docx file)

Wright Engineers Scholarship

Description: $2,000 scholarship split across Fall 2018 and Winter 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Senior or graduate student
  • Enrolled in the civil engineering program, with a structural emphasis
  • 3.0+ cumulative GPA
  • Preference given to those with financial need

Deadline: 5pm on March 30, 2018 at Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering Student Services, 246 EB.

Application: Wright Engineers Scholarship Application (Immediately downloads a .docx file)