Departmental Scholarships for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

Undergraduate scholarships are available for freshmen, transfer students, and U of U continuing students who are majoring or intend to major in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

To qualify for ECE or COE scholarships, student must be full-time undergraduate students for both the fall and spring semesters (minimum of 12 credit hours). Scholarships apply to fall and spring semesters only.


Scholarship Application

The scholarship application deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year is: February 15th, 2015.

Complete the: Online COE Scholarship Application

Students with questions or concerns about scholarships should contact Arlene Arenaz:

Note: ECE Department scholarships do not require letters of recommendation.


ECE Scholarships (Available for the 2015-2016 Academic Year)


Scholarship Name Description and Special Requirements
Tuition Waiver Recipients must be Utah residents seeking first bachelors degree.
Robert G. and Mary Jane Engman Scholarship No restrictions.
George A. Hanks Memorial Scholarship Must be U.S. citizens. Only for sophomore, junior, or senior students. “Shall have a minimum GPA of 3.3, a record of good school citizenship, and no prior history of the use or sale of illegal drugs. Preference will be given to nonresident students from Idaho. If no Idaho students qualify, then to any nonresident students.”
Intermountain Power Agency At least a sophomore status. Native born Utah resident and/or graduated from a Utah high school. Preference given to those interested in a career within the power systems industry.

Students are required to enroll in a minimum of two (2), preferably three (3), power classes.

Students interested in receiving the IPA scholarship should attach an essay answering the following question: “Are you interested in pursuing a career in the power systems industry? Include a one-page essay stating your personal and professional goals.”

Stephen Karl Endowed Memorial Scholarship Preference given to nonresidents.
Paul G. Morse Memorial Scholarship “An exceptional student or students who have demonstrated outstanding promise, interest, and academic excellence in the field of Electrical Engineering.”
Lawrence D. Schroder “The most outstanding Junior student”
Richard W. Grow Scholarship Preference given to freshmen.