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The Thomas F. Irvine Undergraduate Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

An endowment fund has been established to honor Dr. Thomas F. Irvine, professor Emeritus in Mechanical Engineering, who served as the first Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Scholarship assistance in the amount of a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an academically meritorious undergraduate student in the department of Mechanical Engineering.

To qualify for the Thomas F. Irvine Scholarship, interested students must:

A. Be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences for the full academic year (BOTH the fall and the spring semesters)

B. Be admitted to and matriculated in the major of Mechanical Engineering

C. Be an entering freshman with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 90, or an incoming transfer or a continuing student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

1. A completed application form

2. A one-page statement outlining personal and professional goals as they relate to your interest in mechanical engineering. General statements are not acceptable; you must address courses, work, research, extracurricular projects or other activities that show an interest in pursuing mechanical engineering as a career.

3. A resume





Important Notes:

All scholarship awards are subject to renewal of the scholarship by the donor and receipt of funding for these awards.

If selected to receive this scholarship, you will be required to furnish this office with a letter of thanks to the donor of the scholarship. Details will be specified in the scholarship offer letter.


Students who are in their graduate career of an accelerated degree program are ineligible to receive an undergraduate scholarship award.