The Santa Clara Valley SWE scholarship application process is open and accepting applicants. Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit organization that supports professional and collegiate female engineers through professional development and career guidance programs. The organization has a goal to encourage more females in the field of engineering and technology through scholarships and outreach programs.
Each year the Santa Clara Valley section of SWE awards several scholarships, primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement, motivation and interest in engineering demonstrated in the application form. We also provide need-based scholarships. We would greatly appreciate if you can help us inform qualified candidates about this scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 or $2500 for tuition expenses. Read more about our scholarship namesakes below.
We are currently accepting applications. The submission deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Please read the Tips for Success and Frequently Asked Questions before beginning the application. Personal and financial information will be held in strict confidence. If a question does not apply, indicate “N/A.” If you need more space to answer questions, please leverage the "comments" section.
Please note that your application is not complete until the scholarship committee has received the following:
All documents should be sent to:
Applicants will be notified in April and honored at our Membership Banquet in May 2015.
Proof of enrollment will be requested at the beginning of the school year. Once proof is received and accepted, the scholarship will be paid directly to the college/university's bursar's office. Each receipt will be required to submit a verification of enrollment document (on the institution’s letterhead) to SWE-SCV and must contain the following information:
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ceal Craig, 2016 Scholarship Chair