Undergraduate Scholarship from The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects

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2019/09/15
Undergraduate Scholarship from The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects

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The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) - Capital Area, announced its 2019 scholarship program.

The Award of a scholarship is to be presented to a full time undergraduate or graduate student in the field of engineering, architecture, or computer science/ information technology with preference to undergraduate students. The objective is to promote engineering, architecture, and computer science/ information technology as worthy professions and to foster stronger ties between the Association and the Arab American Community.

The number and value of the scholarship(s) will be decided based on the amount raised by the Education and Career Enhancement Committee for this purpose and will be presented at a function of the Association. The 2019 AAAEA- Capital Area has up to $4,000 to award to the winners. The names of the winner(s) will be announced in October and the winner(s) will receive a certificate and a check at an event hosted by the organization.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a current Student Member of AAAEA - Capital Area or a child of a current member of the association. Interested students can join AAAEA before the application deadlines by contacting Amal Abou-Sef at membership@aaaeadc.com).
  • Applicant must be a Full-Time undergraduate or graduate student currently studying in the field of engineering, architecture or computer science / information technology at a US-Based accredited four year college or university.
  • Applicants must complete the AAAEA Scholarship Award Application and submit all required documents.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Essay in engineering, architecture and/or computer science/ information technology topics
  • Course Grades (GPA)
  • Student status such as full-time versus part-time
  • Extra-Curricular Activities Description
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Application Quality

The application quality criterion will be an assessment of the applicant's submittal for neatness, organization, spelling and proper English usage. Applicant should not bind the application materials into a booklet. Incomplete applications will be rejected, and applicants will be notified accordingly. No further submission will be allowed if application is rejected.

Application Requirement:

  • Complete scholarship application form
  • Provide an official college transcript indicating course grades and cumulative grade point average. For college freshmen, provide official transcript of high school indicating a cumulative grade point average, and an acceptance letter into a college of engineering program.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation written by a faculty member or a professional (from the student's field of study).
  • Provide an adequate description of the applicant's extracurricular activities. The description should highlight relevant work experience, publications, participation in AAAEA, student/campus activities, involvement in community organizations or a combination of these.
  • Provide an essay (minimum 1,200 to maximum 1,500 words) addressing the applicant's interest in his/her field of study, the most important issue currently being addressed in the applicant's field, and the responsibility of the Engineers, Architects or Computer Scientists to society and to AAAEA.
  • Community College Students: Describe the courses applicant is taking and how that will lead him into Engineering. Architecture and/or Information Technology/Computer Science program. If applicant have already applied to any of these three programs in a college, he should provide a copy of the admission letter.

Applications must be submitted as a single package, and partial submissions will not be allowed.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Technology, Science, Engineering, Architecture

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
Transcript of Records, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Architecture, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering, Information Technology
Educational Level
High School Diploma, Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA)

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