Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Department Scholarships

Scholarship application forms may be submitted in the Engineering Technology Department Office-Knoblauch Hall 135, or mailed to:

Chairperson
Engineering Technology Department
Knoblauch Hall 135
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1390

Phone: (309) 298-1091

Engineering Technology Freshman Scholarship

One $100 scholarship awarded to a student in EACH major field: Construction Management, Graphic Communication, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Applicants must be incoming admitted Freshman with a declared major in an Engineering Technology field; submit TWO letters of recommendation (one from a high school teacher who represents the major field of study); must use this scholarship at WIU; demonstrates leadership and service in high school; must be in the upper 50% of graduating class.

Application deadline is April 4, 2014. Download the ET Freshman Scholarship Application (pdf)

Engineering Technology Transfer Student Scholarship

One $100 scholarship awarded to a student in EACH major field: Construction Management, Graphic Communication, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Applicants must be incoming admitted Transfer student with a declared major in an Engineering Technology field; submit TWO letters of recommendation (one must be from a two-year institution instructor); must use this scholarship at WIU; demonstrates leadership and service in your two-year institution; must have a 3.0 GPA in your chosen field of study at your two-year institution class.

Application deadline is April 4, 2014. Download the ET Transfer Scholarship Application (pdf)

The Robert "Bob" Erekson Scholarship

One $500 scholarship open to all Junior and Senior Majors in Construction Management. Minimum requirements include: 60 semester hours at WIU, 20 semester hours in CSTM courses at WIU, 3.0 overall GPA, 3.0 major GPA, one remaining full time semester at WIU. Please attach a statement of financial need to the application. Preference will be given to married students.

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Download the Scholarship Application (pdf)

Jarrell and Sylvia Hofer Scholarship

One $1000 scholarship awarded annually to an outstanding junior or senior in the Engineering Technology Department. Junior or Senior standing. 60 semester hours. 3.0 cumulative GPA. 3.0 major GPA. The recipient will be selected by the Engineering Technology Department Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Director of University Scholarship Activities. Scholarship is renewable provided the recipient earns a 3.0 GPA the year they receive the initial award. Financial need will be a consideration for selection.

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Download the Scholarship Application (pdf)

The Neil E. Hoover Memorial Scholarship

One $300 scholarship open to all Junior and Senior Engineering Technology Majors in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. 60 semester hours at WIU. 20 semester hours in Engineering Department courses at WIU. 3.0 overall GPA at WIU. 3.0 major GPA. One remaining full-time semester at WIU. Preference will be given to applications from Schuyler, Brown, or Pike Counties in Illinois. However, if there are no qualified applications from those counties, the scholarship will be awarded to someone outside of the tri-county area. 

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Download the Scholarship Application (pdf)

Norris A. Nelson Scholarship in Industrial Education and Technology

Award amount varies. Junior or Senior majoring in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. 3.0 GPA. 20 semester hours completed within the Engineering Technology Department. All applicants will be reviewed by the Engineering Technology Department Scholarship Committee.

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Download the Scholarship Application (pdf)

Dr. Wendell L. Swanson Engineering Technology Scholarship

One $200 scholarship. Applicants must be an undergraduate student majoring in the Engineering Technology department at WIU for the duration of the scholarship period; be a junior, senior, or fifth year student, but not hold graduate status for the duration of the scholarship period; have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 in the Engineering Technology department and an overall 3.25 GPA at WIU; have completed at least six semester hours of Engineering Technology courses in the department, twelve semester hours must have been completed at WIU, Macomb campus; use this scholarship at WIU; demonstrate leadership and service. Submit three letters of recommendation. One of the letters of recommendation must come from an Engineering Technology department faculty member.

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Download the Scholarship Application (pdf).