Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarships

Simpson Strong-Tie ScholarshipsSimpson Strong-Tie Scholarships: Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program

Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. has a scholarship program for architecture and structural engineering students who are studying at participating colleges and universities in the United States. The program offers scholarships to support education and encourage the design and building of safer structures in our communities.

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Contact Info: Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, One Scholarship Way, Saint Peter, MN 56082; Phone: 507.931.1682

Deadline: April 25

Award Amount: $2,000 (57 Awarded)

Eligibility: Juniors (60 semester hours or equivalent) or Seniors in full-time undergraduate study in Architecture or Structural Engineering at one of the listed colleges or universities.

Requirements: Online Application, Transcript

Application Link:


Simpson Strong-Tie will award up to fifty-seven $2,000 scholarships in the 2014-2015 academic year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Interested students must complete the application and mail italong with a current, complete transcript of gradesto Scholarship Management Services, postmarked no later than April 25, 2014. Grade reports are not acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade, and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship Management Services to verify that the application has been received.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and an outside

Scholarship Management Services selects all recipients. In no instance does any officer or employee of Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. play a part in the choice. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Applicants will be notified by early June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Amarillo Garden Club Scholarship

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Contact Info: Amarillo Area Foundation, 801 S. Fillmore, Suite 700, Amarillo, TX 79101; phone: 806.376.4521; email: [email protected]

Deadline: February 15

Award Amount: $500

Eligibility: Woman; Resident of the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle; Junior or Senior attending Texas Tech University or West Texas A&M University majoring in Horticulture; Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA. (Note there are many other scholarships available for women studying Accounting, Agriculture, Education, Governmental Services, Human Sciences, Nursing, Medical, Pharmacological, and General Studies on this website.)

Requirements: Online AAF General Scholarship Application.

Application Link:

AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

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Award Amount: $2,500

Contact Info:  Mr. Fred H. Rainbow, Vice President and Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation, 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, VA 22033; phone: 800.336.4583; email: [email protected]

Deadline: May 1

Eligibility: US citizen. US Armed Forces and National Guard personnel either currently on active-duty or honorably discharged veterans or reservists who have served in either Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom. Sophomores, Juniors, and Senior Undergraduate students enrolled either part-time or full-time in an eligible degree program (online and distance learning programs are allowed). Students majoring in the following or related fields: electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering, computer engineering technology, computer information systems, information systems management, computer science, physics, mathematics, or science or mathematics education. Majors directly related to the support of US intelligence or homeland security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. 

Requirements: Online Application, Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214, Official Transcript, 2 Letters of Recommendation

Note: This organization offers numerous scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate school veterans and military personnel who are STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) majors or STEM Education majors. Be sure to spend some time checking out all their scholarships.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

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Contact Info: [email protected]

Deadline: February 28

Award Amount: $10,000 (Renewable; Multiple Awards)

Eligibility: Female student entering her Senior year of Undergraduate study or be enrolled in a Graduate program in the US; majoring in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student; keep up a 3.5 GPA.

Requirements: Online Application, Resume, Essay responses, Transcripts, References, and Contact Information. Application Link:

Janet Cullen Tanaka Scholarship

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Contact Info: AWG Pacific Northwest Chapter, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 28391, Seattle, WA 98118; email: [email protected]

Deadline: December 15

Award Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: Undergraduate women committed to completing a Bachelor’s Degree and pursuing a career or Graduate work in the Geosciences, including: Geology, Environmental/Engineering Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, or Hydrology. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior women enrolled in a university or 2-year college in Oregon or Washington state. Minimum of 3.2 GPA.

Requirements: Letter with your contact information, one paragraph each describing financial needs, current resources, and academic achievements; Essay, College Transcripts, and 3 Letters of Reference.