The Black American Engineering Scholarship Award provides opportunities to underrepresented students in the field of engineering through scholarship funds and mentorship.

To apply, students must be:

  • Black American
  • Incoming college freshman/current high school senior, or a student transferring from a two-year program into a four-year program.
  • Eligible for Federal Pell Grant funding. For more information regarding eligibility, visit the FAFSA4caster and
  • U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing
  • Enrolling in an accredited, not-for-profit four-year institution
  • Pursuing a degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering, including any subfield of those disciplines

What you’ll need:

  • Current HS or Two-Year College Transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation. They must be from 1) a science teacher and 2) a math teacher
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA documentation.


The application period to receive funding for the 2024/2025 academic year closed on March 18th, 2024.

Finalists will be notified by Sunday, May 26th, 2024.

The deadline to apply is January 31st, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. EST.


Apply online using the form below or print the application and mail it here.