Scholarships in Engineering


Students are encouraged to apply for Engineering scholarships.  

For academic/merit-based awards, eligible students are matched to the qualifying award. 

For need-based support, eligibility is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The SAU school code is 001889.

Scholarships Available

Students can apply for the following scholarships; some have specific qualifications.

The SAU Engineering Department faculty are dedicated to helping students apply for scholarships by providing recommendations when appropriate.  

Gene Bleuer Scholarship

This is an annual scholarship that will be fully-funded through an estate gift and awarded to a science major, including engineering, mathematics, computer science, and nursing. 

The Financial Aid Office selects recipients, but recommendations from faculty are welcome.

Amount: $1,000/year

Ed '55 & Marilyn Murrin Scholarship

Annual scholarship awarded with these preferences:

  • majors in engineering and the natural sciences, including computer science
    OR
  • any student, regardless of major, from the parishes of Parnell Holbrook or Williamsburg

The Financial Aid Office selects recipients, but recommendations from faculty are welcome.

Margaret & Royal Rostenbach Scholarship

Students with high financial need and are pursuing studies or careers in science, engineering, social work, or related disciplines.

The Financial Aid Office selects recipients, but recommendations from faculty are welcome.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship

This annual scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior female student who has a GPA of at least 3.0.

Engineering faculty select the recipient.

Amount: $500/year 

Dan & Pat D'Alessandro Scholarship

This scholarship is through the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend and designated for students majoring in engineering.

Preference is given to students with a Catholic background and/or attended a Catholic high school. 

This scholarship will be available for students entering SAU in Fall 2019.

DGR Engineering

This annual scholarship is through DGR Engineering and designated for students majoring in engineering.

Preference is given to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and completed 45 semester credit hours by June first of the current year in an accredited undergraduate engineering or land surveying degree program within the United Stated.

Amount: $2,000

Elite Scholarship

This essay scholarship contest is through Elite Heating, Cooling and Plumbing.

Preference is given to high school, home-schooled, or college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be anticipating or completed high school diploma/ GED. 

Amount: $1,000

IRMCA Scholarship

This annual scholarship is through the Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) designed for students majoring in construction/engineering programs.

Preference is given to students seeking degrees in areas of study relating to careers in the ready mixed concrete and construction/engineering industries

Amount: Ranges from $1,000 to $5,000

Contact


Andrew Lutz, PhD

Engineering and Physics Department
Hayes Hall
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-5842
Engineering@sau.edu

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