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SWE @ College

There are SWE student organizations at most engineering colleges and departments. These on-campus organizations provide leadership opportunities as well as support, collaboration K-12 outreach, community service and social activities. Local businesses and professional SWE partnerships are available for mentoring, developing interviewing skills, resume writing workshops and help finding internships.

SWE Scholarships

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. Learn more… SWE Scholarships

College Engineering Programs

Explore the wide range of Engineering and Applied Science programs offered by colleges. Here are some examples.

Waterloo Engineering: Most female first-year students ever | Waterloo Stories
“Young women make up 27 per cent of the first-year class studying engineering disciplines at the University of Waterloo this year – the largest number ever.”
Getting In
“We have compiled all of the advice and strategies that you need to get into the engineering program of your choice.”
Women in Engineering Program – Cockrell School of Engineering
Students claim human-powered chopper record
“The National Aeronautic Association has certified the July 13 record for the University of Maryland’s human-powered helicopter called Gamera. It achieved liftoff and hovered for 11.4 second…
MICI offers $5K Grants to NASA Lunabotics Competition « NASA Minority Innovation Challenges Institute (MICI)
“The NASA Minority Innovation Challenges Institute (MICI) will be offering Minority Serving Institutions the opportunity to apply for a $5,000 grant to assist their school in entering the 2012…
Free Online MIT Course Materials for High School | Engineering | MIT OpenCourseWare
explore Engineering at MIT.
Wind vibrations harnessed for energy
The Vibro-Wind Research Group, led by Frank Moon, the Joseph Ford Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is working on an efficient, low-cost method of converting vibrations from wind e…
Like a Bird
Reichert became the first person to fulfil the vision Leonardo DaVinci set down in his notebooks in 1485 – of flying a human-powered vehicle through the air like a bird. “This is the original a…