42 civil engineering students were awarded $111 K in scholarships in 2011!

CE Undergraduate Research Assistantships

Deadline: April 15, November 15. This initiative funds undergraduate research experiences in civil engineering laboratories. The assistantship provides up to $2,000 of support for a 10 hours/week semester-long appointment as an undergraduate research assistant (URA) in a CE research lab. URAs can reapply for a second semester of support from this initiative. Up to three URA positions will be available each semester. Students who are traditionally under-represented in engineering (women and under-represented minorities) are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, submit a cover letter, a statement of interest, and a resume electronically to Danita Deters at The application process will include an interview. For more information, applicants can contact Dr. Bobb Stokes at

Kansas Water Environment Association Scholarship

Deadline: February 22. The Kansas Water Environment Association is now in their twelfth year of offering scholarships to both technical school and university students.   Three University scholarships ($1200, $750, and $750) are available and a fourth may also be awarded. The applications are due by February 18, 2012. The University Scholarships will be awarded in April 2012 at an awards reception and will be formally announced at the KWEA conference luncheon on August 29, 2012. The application form is available at KWEA scholarship website.

KS APWA's Steve Webb Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1. The Kansas Section of the American Public Works Association sponsors the Steve Webb Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at KSU in a curriculum which could possibly lead to a career in Public Works. Preference will be given to civil engineering students. Applicant must be in good academic standing with respect to the requirements established by the College of Engineering. Applicant must be classified as a junior or senior for the year in which they receive the scholarship and must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester. Contact Person: Dr. Bobb Stokes (

KS American Water Works Association Scholarship

Deadline: July 27. KsAWWA is sponsoring the 'Terry L. McKanna Scholarship' in the amount of $1,000 for a student interested in pursuing a career in the waterworks industry. An application packet including criteria for selection and application forms can be obtained by contacting Lester Estelle (

DAAD Scholarship or Fellowship

DAAD stands for Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst aka German Academic Exchange Service. Their goal is to promote study and research in Germany and to build international academic ties thereby. Awards of two months to multiple years are offered. Excellent for cosponsorship of study abroad in Germany. For more information, visit

Homeland Security Scholarship

To ensure a diverse and talented supply of individuals that can help the Department of Homeland Security meet its varied mission, particularly in areas related to science and technology. $9,000 plus tuition/fees each year. Also $5,000 for summer internship through DHS. Funds final two undergraduate years. GPA of 3.3 or higher. For more information, visit

SMART Defense Scholarship

SMART stands for Science and Mathematics Research for Transformation. The purpose of the award is to recruit students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to work for the Department of Defense as a civilian research scientist or engineer. All educational expenses and an allowance for books. Living stipend of $25,000 to $41,000. Summer internships in DoD labs included. For more information, visit

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

To help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Funds study abroad in any country - summer, fall or spring. $1,000 each. GPA of 3.75 or higher. For more information, visit

Engineering Scholarships

Financial Aid Scholarships