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EngineerGirl Writing Contest

Offered by EngineerGirl

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Sep 6, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to

$500

Grade level

High School Students

Application deadline:

February 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an elementary, middle, or high school student with a passion for engineering and sustainability? The EngineerGirl Writing Contest may then be a good scholarship opportunity for you! Dedicated to fostering young women’s interest in engineering, the Engineergirl Writing Contest asks students to submit thoughtful essays relating to engineering in our everyday life/world. In return for their efforts, one elementary schooler, one middle schooler, and one high schooler receive $500 scholarships. The scholarship is funded directly by EngineerGirl, ​​a website designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. Awards are paid directly to recipients and can be used for educational expenses as they see fit. All you have to do to apply is submit a 650-word essay. If you fit the eligibility criteria and this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply to the EngineerGirl Writing Contest! 

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Students

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

Academic Interest

Electrical Engineering

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

650-word essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact EngineerGirl at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the EngineerGirl Writing Contest is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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