No further applications will be accepted: Scholarship Application (including all files) deadline was extended to March 16, Thursday, and is now closed. We used a new online process this year and wanted to allot time for a few hiccups.
The Santa Clara Valley SWE scholarship applications for 2017 are now open. The deadline is March 16, 2017. Winners will be notified in April and honored at our scholarship luncheon in early May;
Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit organization that supports professional and collegiate female engineers through professional development and career guidance programs. The organization has a goal to encourage more females in the field of engineering and technology through scholarships and outreach programs.
Each year the Santa Clara Valley section of SWE awards several scholarships, primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement, motivation and interest in engineering demonstrated in the application form. We also provide need-based scholarships. We would greatly appreciate if you can help us inform qualified candidates about this scholarship program.
Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 to $2500 for tuition expenses. Read more about our scholarship namesakes below.
We are currently accepting applications. The submission deadline was March 16, 2017. (CHANGED)
Please read the Tips for Success and Frequently Asked Questions before beginning the application. Personal and financial information will be held in strict confidence. If a question does not apply, indicate “N/A.” If you need more space to answer questions, please leverage the "comments" section.
Please note that your application is not complete until the scholarship committee has received the following, via the JotForm link upload (see notes on 2017 Scholarship Application:)
Mailing address is (only if needed)
Applicants will be notified in April and honored at our Scholarship Luncheon in May 2017.
Proof of enrollment will be requested at the beginning of the school year. Once proof is received and accepted, the scholarship will be paid directly to the college/university's bursar's office. Each receipt will be required to submit a verification of enrollment document (on the institution’s letterhead) to SWE-SCV and must contain the following information:
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cecilia (Ceal) D. Craig, PhD, 2016-2017 Scholarship Co-Chair
2016 Scholarship Recipients at Banquet with Lesley Telford, SWE-SCV President
Recipients present at Banquet + Lesley Telford (SWE-SCV President)