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Shell Incentive Fund for Undergraduate Students

Offered by Shell

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 19, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$5,000

Grade level

College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2025

Scholarship Overview

Are you an undergraduate student from an underrepresented minority group (Black, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Alaskan Native) majoring in geology, geophysics, or physics, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical, petroleum, geological, or geophysical engineering? If so, you may be eligible for the Shell Technical Scholarship for Undergraduate Students! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to multiple undergraduate students pursuing one of the above majors at one of 16 eligible universities in the United States (for a list of these universities, see “Eligibility Information”). To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must also have a minimum 3.2 GPA and submit their latest resume and unofficial transcript. If you’re an undergraduate student pursuing geology, physics, or an eligible engineering field at one of the 16 universities outlined below, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Shell

Shell’s purpose is to power progress together by providing more and cleaner energy solutions. They believe that rising standards of living for a growing global population are likely to continue to drive demand for energy, including oil and gas, for years to come. At the same time, the need to tackle climate change means there is a global transition underway to a low-carbon energy system.

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Minimum GPA

3.2

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

Academic Interest

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Earth Science

University

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES, FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A&M COLG, MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECHNOLOGY, NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIV, PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY (THE), PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, RICE UNIVERSITY, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-EL PASO

Application information

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

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation

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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 Shell at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Shell Incentive Fund for Undergraduate Students is renewable.

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