Some see an ordinary office building... you see a towering system of dynamic forces in perfect equilibrium. Some see a calculator... you see ones and zeros flip-flopping in perfect order while executing complex algorithms. If this sounds like you, then it shouldn't come as a surprise—you're an engineer! And the good news is that there are plenty of lucrative scholarships awards designed with you in mind. As the latest installment in Ben Kaplan’s popular SCHOLARSHIPS THAT TOTALLY ROCK! series, this guide profiles a wealth of scholarships, design fellowships, grants, prizes, and college cash opportunities for those pursuing an engineering degree. Whether you're still in high school, a college undergraduate, or a graduate student—and whether your specialty is civil, structural, electrical, or computer engineering—there are a virtually endless supply of scholarships available for pursuing your engineering education. In this groundbreaking guide, you will have access to profiles of many of the nation’s leading and most lucrative engineering scholarships, design competitions, and essay contests. You’ll also learn about some obscure awards that only the most diligent (or lucky) scholarship sleuths ever find. Not only will you discover a plethora of portable scholarship prizes that can be used at the school of your choice—including who sponsors these scholarships, how and when to apply, and what it takes to win—but you will also learn about leading college cash possibilities for students interested in engineering programs at some of America’s top universities Plus, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are scholarships available for virtually every type of engineering curriculum—including awards for those studying mechanical, aerospace, AEC (architectural engineering construction), chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, environmental, materials, mining, and nuclear engineering. You will also locate plenty of scholarship design competitions, some involving teams from all over the world, which offer large monetary payouts. Ever wasted countless hours searching for scholarships geared specifically for engineers, only to wind up empty-handed? Scholarship Coach Ben Kaplan designed this guide to trigger immediate action, providing you with plenty of targeted opportunities to apply for right away. Wondering what a winning scholarship submission looks like? You’ll get to see sample winning scholarship essays, application excerpts, and photos from national design competitions—with notes on what worked and what could yet be improved. Want the inside scoop directly from America’s Scholarship Coach? You’ll be able to play special bonus audio messages in which Ben Kaplan reveals some of the secrets he’s learned from interviews with dozens of engineering scholarship winners and contest judges. Based on hundreds of hours of exhaustive research, ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS THAT TOTALLY ROCK! is quite simply the guide that every student pursuing an engineering degree should have close at hand. Ben Kaplan has done the job of tracking down these valuable scholarships leads for you, so that you’ll be able to focus your time and energy where it counts… on applying for these lucrative awards and bringing home the college cash.
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