The Santa Clara Valley SWE scholarship applications for 2019 are now open. The deadline is December 31, 2018.Scholarship Recipients will be notified in late February/early March and honored at our scholarship luncheon in March/April.


For details, see 2019 Scholarship Application


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.

2019 SWE-SCV Scholarships (School Year 2019-20)

Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 to $2500 for tuition expenses. Read more about our scholarship namesakes below.

· Irmgard Flugge-Lotz Scholarship

· Al Gardner Scholarship

· Mary G. Ross Scholarship

· Esther Williams Scholarship

· Mary Nell Rogers

Student Eligibility Requirements

Female high school seniors, college and graduate students pursuing a BS and/or MS in engineering or computer science are eligible for these scholarships, as well as community college students pursuing a path to those fields. Students should be enrolled full time and attend college that has ABET or CSAB accredited engineering programs. Other interdisciplinary engineering or computer science programs may qualify as well. If you program is one of these, please write SWE_SCV_Scholarships@yahoo.com to find out if your program is accepted. 

Applicants must be a permanent resident of or attend school in the South San Francisco Bay Area, which are located in the following zip codes: 94002-94003, 94010-94011, 94018-94028, 94030, 94035, 94037-94043, 94059-94065, 94070-94071, 94074, 94086-94091, 943**, 944**, 94536-94546, 94552, 94555, 94557, 94560, 94587, 950**, 951**

The Scholarship Application Process

Please read the Tips for Success and Frequently Asked Questions (both located at the bottom of the page) before beginning the application. Personal and financial information will be held in strict confidence. If a question does not apply, indicate “N/A.”

Please note that your application is not complete until the scholarship committee has received the following, via the JotForm application upload 
2019 Scholarship Application:

· Completed Jot Form application

· Resume

· Two (2) letters of recommendation

· Standardized test score(s) (high school applicants)

· Publication samples (college applicants)

· Transcript(s)

All documents were submitted via the JotForm input process

Mailing address is (only if needed) 
        SWE- Society of Women Engineers - Scholarships 
        Santa Clara Valley Section 
        PO Box 61333 Sunnyvale, CA 94088-1333

Selection & Payment of Scholarship

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:

1.    Current engineering and/or computer science program of study (this means you must declare a major in engineering and/or computer science by winter semester/quarter)

2.    Semester enrolled

3.    Number of credits you are taking

4.    Current classes you are taking (Please note that your course work must be engineering and/or computer science related)

5.    The document you provide must be a verification of enrollment document that is on your institution’s letterhead. This document can be obtained by your institution’s bursar's office.

If you have any questions, please contact us at swe_scv_scholarships@yahoo.com

Cal Poly SWE Scholarship Application

Applications due // Friday, December 14, 2018 at 4 pm

SWE Scholarship Applications Now Open! Every year, the Society of Women Engineers awards scholarships to outstanding members. Applications are now available and all SWE members are highly encouraged to apply!

In order to apply, applicant must meet the following requirements:
1) Be a SWE member
2) Be a student enrolled at Cal Poly at least through Spring 2019
3) Attend Evening with Industry on Jan 24, 2019

Email application packet to Scholarship Director, Jennifer Kandell, atcpswescholarshipapps@gmail.com. Please email cpswescholarship@gmail.com with any questions! The application, due December 14, 2018 at 4 PM, can be found  by clicking here.

Tapestry Solution Internship/Job Opportunity

  • Tapestry Solutions, a local Boeing subsidiary, has many openings for part-time software developers and software testers for immediate hire right here in SLO! Our part-time positions can work around your school schedule and allow full-time hours during quarter breaks and summer. At our San Luis Obispo office, we focus on custom software development for command and control, planning, and logistics. Typical projects include planning loads for cargo ships, calculating the centers of gravity and balance for aircraft, and planning transportation schedules. Typical technologies include Java web apps, Spring, JavaScript, and ActionScript. The majority of our work in the SLO office is for United States Department of Defense customers.

    If interested in these or other positions, please visit http://www.tapestrysolutions.com/, select Careers, select Job Search, and search for posting location “San Luis Obispo – CA.”

    If you would like to learn more, come see us at the Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, October 3 at the Cal Poly Rec Center. Look for us next to the Boeing booth! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me (jcrawford@tapestrysolutions.com) or visit the Tapestry web site (http://www.tapestrysolutions.com/).

Saratech Internship/Job Opportunity

  • Saratech is the industry leading provider of engineering and manufacturing solutions. Saratech is always looking for great talent such as yourselves to join our team. If you would like to learn more information about Saratech, please visit https://www.saratech.com/ for additional information.

    Please also check out our open positions https://saratech.prismhr-hire.com/. Feel free to apply with our General Application post.

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