Students interested in receiving a scholarship, paid summer internship, and mentorship from faculty in Water and Renewable Energy, as well as enhancing their resume with differentiated credentials, can apply for the WeARE Systems Scholarship through September 15th, 2015.
“The $1,000 scholarship is open to all undergraduate students who have completed 2 years of their programs in the Mechanical or Civil Engineering departments,” said Dr. Krystel Castillo, GreenStar Endowed Assistant Professor the Department of Mechanical Engineering. “In addition to the scholarships, recipients may also be eligible for paid summer internships at USDA agencies and research experience at UTSA research labs.”
To meet the criteria to apply for the scholarship, students must be a full-time undergraduate student in Mechanical or Civil Engineering; have completed 60 credit hours (at least 12 of which at UTSA); have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average; and write an essay (max. 2 pages, single space, 12-point font, 1-inch margins) indicating how this scholarship will benefit their academic career and what is their 5-year plan including their academic career and beyond.
Female and Hispanic students are encouraged to apply. Click here for application.
For more information on the program, contact Krystel.Castillo@utsa.edu