The awards banquet serves as a platform to recognize student and faculty leaders through Teaching Excellence Awards, Student Mentoring Awards, and the Helen Grenga Outstanding Women Engineer Award. Additionally, each year we award corporate scholarships to some of our most outstanding female engineering students.
Corporate engagement is a crucial aspect of the Women in Engineering program, and the granting of corporate scholarships is the annual expression of WIE’s industry partners’ shared commitment to encouraging greater female participation in engineering professions. Each company defines their own unique parameters regarding scholarships they wish to give, and WIE reviews and recommends deserving students for these awards.
Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, financial need, and involvement with women-focused professional organizations such as WIE and SWE as well as other criteria (major, GPA and citizenship) specified by each company. The application for these scholarships becomes available in mid-January.
2013 Women in Engineering (WIE) Scholarship Program - Application Deadline this Friday, January 25th
We are currently accepting applications for the 2013 WIE Scholarship Program. If you are an undergraduate female engineering major with a 3.0+ GPA who is a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and you haven't received the 2013 WIE Scholarship Application via email, please contact Ann Blasick, WIE Associate Director, at email@example.com. Please note that the deadline to apply is this Friday, January 25th.
In 2012, scholarships totaling over $165,500 were awarded to 147 outstanding students. For a full list of the companies, alumni and friends who sponsored these scholarships, please click here.
Every year, the Women in Engineering program presents two awards to engineering faculty members who have had a special impact on students’ lives by their teaching excellence, and going the extra mile to encourage and support the students’ success. These awards are given on the belief that the overall learning environment is enhanced by professors who care, and that this increases positive student participation and retention.
The awards are distinctive because they come from the students themselves. Every year, female undergraduate engineering students are invited to nominate a faculty member who has had a positive impact on their lives.
These awards are made possible by Kimberly-ClarkCorporation’s generous support.
Every year, the Women in Engineering Program recognizes outstanding mentors from the M&M Program, a peer mentoring program for undergraduate female engineering students. The recipients of these Outstanding Mentor Awards are selected from nominations received from mentees who would like to recognize their mentor for providing guidance, friendship and support throughout the year.
These awards are made possible by Shell, Caterpillar and the StreetSmarts endowment’s generous support.
The Helen Grenga Outstanding Woman Engineer Award was created to celebrate the accomplishments of women in engineering, and is presented to a woman engineering student who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service in her field and in the Georgia Tech community.
This award is named after Dr. Helen Grenga (pictured left), who was the first female tenured engineering professor at Georgia Tech in the School of Metallurgy, now known as the School of Materials Science and Engineering.