Curran-Fife Annual EET Scholarship

The Fund is established to support a promising student in their pursuit of a career in electrical engineering. The purpose of this scholarship is to enable a dedicated, goal-directed young person with significant financial need to succeed as a full-time student and contribute to society as an engineering professional. The donor had an EE career that focused on power, communications, and circuit design, and he is passionate about supporting a student who could contribute in these disciplines.

The scholarship recipient shall:
• Be meeting the University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements and cannot be in default or owe any refund/repayment of federal, state or institutional aid
• Have significant financial need, must be Pell eligible as determined by FAFSA/DAIA and the University’s Office Financial Aid and Scholarships- EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) must be less than $5711. EFC amount is subject to change each
academic year, but student Pell requirement will remain as set criteria
• Be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours during the semester(s) the scholarship is received
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
• Have a declared major within the Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) department
• Have up to 60 credit hours completed (or enrolled in) by the end of the student’s sophomore year. The student should also have a minimum of 24 credit hours in EET courses completed by the end of their sophomore year
• Have a current letter of recommendation from a faculty member, employer or a community service reference (document must be uploaded with current scholarship application)
• Complete a 500-word essay identifying their investment in a career path in EET, challenges they have faced/overcome, and students must also share their career plans
• Be required to report back on his or her work experience each semester
• Be required to meet with the donors

There is a preference to award underrepresented individuals, especially minority students.
There is a preference for one student to receive the scholarship so full tuition and fees are covered for one academic year.
This scholarship is renewable for up to three years if criteria continues to be met.
DACA/ASSET and Dreamer students are eligible to apply.
International students are not eligible.
Graduate students are not eligible.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a current letter of recommendation from a faculty member, employer or a community service reference
  2. Are you willing to report back on your work experience each semester to the donor?
  3. If awarded this scholarship, are you willing to meet with the donors?
  4. Complete a 500-word essay identifying your investment in a career path in EET, challenges you have faced/overcome, and please share your career plans.
  5. Please upload a degree progress report (if you need assistance with this please see a department advisor)