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SAE Detroit Section Technical Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Society of Automotive Engineers

Value: $20,000
Awards Available: 2

Established in 2001, this scholarship is to encourage children or grandchildren of active SAE Detroit Section members to pursue careers in engineering or science. SAE anticipates a need for more student candidates in these fields as a shortage of qualified graduates is expected.

Student Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Child or grandchild of an active* SAE Detroit Section member (*paid membership at time of application)
  • High School graduating student
  • 3.0 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale  (required)
  • Financial need is considered
  • Enroll full-time in a two- or four-year engineering or science program at an ABET-accredited college or university

Application Process

  • Create a user ID which provides the ability to complete the online application in steps
  • Complete each section of the online application
  • Upload files such as an official copy of your high school transcript
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form and submit ONLY the official FAFSA output Cover Page with Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) metric
  • At least one letter of recommendation from an adult non-family member (teacher, coach, pastor, etc.)

Selection and Announcement of Recipients

  • Two recipients will be selected by the SAE Detroit Section Scholarship Application Review Committee and notified by the end of June

Payment of Scholarship Funds

  • Scholarship will be deposited into school account by August and awarded in the full amount of $20,000
  • Funds may be used for tuition or any other incidental school expenses

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