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CE Undergraduate Research Assistantships

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 minorities) are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, submit a cover letter, a statement of interest, and a resume electronically to the civil engineering office at ce@engg.ksu.edu. The application process will include an interview.
Deadline: April 15, November 15

Kansas Water Environment Association Scholarship

The Kansas Water Environment Association offers 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 application form is available at KWEA scholarship website.
Deadline: February 22

KS APWA's Steve Webb Memorial Scholarship

The Kansas Section of the American Public Works Association sponsors the Steve Webb Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at K-State in a curriculum which could lead to a career in Public Works. Preference will be given to civil engineering students. The 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.
Deadline: May 1

KS American Water Works Association Scholarship

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 (lestelle@olatheks.org)
Deadline: July 27

DAAD Scholarship or Fellowship

DAAD stands for Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, which is also known as 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. For more information, visit the DAAD website

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 the homeland security website.

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 are covered as well as living stipend of $25,000 to $41,000. Summer internships in DoD labs areincluded. For more information, visit the SMART website.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

The grant helps support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Grants are awarded summer, fall or spring and are $1,000 each. For more information, visit the Phi Kappa Phi website

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