Scholarship Information

UNC Charlotte has numerous scholarship programs available to Lee College of Engineering students. These include scholarships at the university, college and departmental levels. We encourage you explore search criteria options to find scholarships that apply to your personal situation.

Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are no longer being accepted. The NinerScholars portal will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year  beginning October 2018.

Examples of a few of the scholarships available at the college level to engineering students include:
College of Engineering Alumni Scholarship
  • All full-time engineering students
  • GPA 3.00 - 4.00
  • $1,500 annually
Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program
  • Merit-based scholarship for all incoming freshman engineering students
  • HS GPA 3.5 and higher
  • Awarded by the Honors College
  • $19,000 annually, renewable
  • $6,000 professional development stipend for summer research or internship
Bob and Rose Snyder Engineering Scholarship
  • Sophomore, junior and senior engineering students
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • $1,000
A few of the program- and department-level scholarships available include:
David M. Bayer Endowed Scholarship in Structural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering junior or senior
  • GPA 3.0 – 4.0
  • Structural Analysis course grade of B or better
  • $1,000
Tom and Ann Owen Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology Students
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • GPA 3.0 – 4.0
  • $1,200
Firefighter Steven Coakley Memorial Scholarship
  • Fire and Safety Engineering Technology students
  • GPA 3.0 - 4.0
  • Preference is given to family members of fallen firefighters and firefighters currently employed full-time
  • $1,000
Alan Kulwicki Memorial Scholarship
  • Mechanical Engineering Motorsports concentration
  • Must have an affiliation with auto racing
  • GPA 3.0 – 4.0
  • $3,000
Some of the university scholarships based on merit, financial need, students from specific counties and more include:
H. P. and Elizabeth L. Taylor Freshman Scholarship
  • All freshman majors
  • Resident of Anson County
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • $2,000
Evergreen Scholarship
  • All majors
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • $1,500
Crown Scholars Program
  • All freshmen in the Honors Program
  • GPA 3.5 – 4.0
  • Superior performance as demonstrated by test scores, GPA, class standing, merit-based honors and awards or other merit
  • $19,500
Fieldcrest Cannon Foundation Scholarship
  • All full-time freshman majors
  • First preference given to children of former employees of Fieldcrest Cannon Inc.
  • $5,000
Levine Scholars Program
  • All freshman students
  • Demonstrated a commitment to community service
  • Outstanding academic merit
  • $105,000 four-year in-state tuition; $155,000 four-year out-of-state tuition