Departmental Scholarships

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

For 2016-17, the College of Engineering awarded approximately 450 scholarship award totalling more than $1.7 million.

Scholarship Application

Students only need to complete one application to be considered for both departmental and college scholarships. 
The scholarship application deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year will open in November 2016.

  1. Complete your FAFSA (international students do not need to have a FAFSA on file)
  2. Complete the COE Scholarship Application

Students with questions or concerns about scholarships should contact the academic advisor, Alec Down, at

ECE Scholarships (Available for the 2016-2017 Academic Year)


Scholarship NameDescription and Special Requirements
Tuition WaiverRecipients must be Utah residents seeking first bachelors degree.
Robert G. and Mary Jane Engman ScholarshipNo restrictions.
George A. Hanks Memorial ScholarshipMust 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 AgencySophomore status. Native born Utah resident and/or graduated from a Utah high school. Preference given to those interested in a career in power systems.

Students are required to enroll in a minimum of 2, preferably 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 ScholarshipPreference 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 ScholarshipPreference given to freshmen.