The Canton Joint Engineering
Council (CJEC) awards $1,000 scholarship(s) annually to one or two students
enrolled in four- or five- year ABET-accredited engineering programs. CJEC
awards five $400 scholarships annually to five Stark State College students
enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering technology programs.
Scholarships Available from CJEC and
In order to be eligible
for CJEC’s four-year scholarship, an applicant must:
- Be a U.S. citizen and be
from the geographic area represented by the member societies of CJEC.
- Have achieved at least
sophomore status in the College of Engineering of a
four-year ABET-accredited university or college.
- Submit a letter of
interest, along with an official transcript of grades and a letter of
sponsorship from a member of any CJEC member society.
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Each September, CJEC member
societies inform their individual members of the scholarship availability.
Scholarship applications must be received by
CJEC’s executive secretary on or before January 31. A five-person committee
of CJEC, including the president, treasurer, executive secretary and two
delegates, will select the scholarship recipient and the award will be made
at the Engineers Week Banquet in February. CJEC will give special
consideration to the financial needs of scholarship applicants.
In addition to the
scholarship offered by CJEC, many member societies have scholarships
available to students pursuing careers in engineering and/or engineering
The following is a brief list
of some of the scholarships available. This is not a complete listing. To
find out if a specific engineering society offers a scholarship, please call
the contact person for that society.
American Society for
The Akron-Canton Section of the American Society for Quality has established
a scholarship program for the purpose of promoting education in the quality
sciences and encouraging consideration of the quality profession as a
Each year, ASQ awards a
$1,000 scholarship to a student who is studying engineering or science and
taking a course in the quality sciences.
Deadline for application is May 1. Award notification will be made by May
15. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:
- Have completed at least
two academic years prior to the start of the award in a four-year-degree
program at a recognized institution.
- Be enrolled in a program
leading to a degree in the quality sciences or in a science or engineering
degree program that includes a minimum of six hours of study in the
quality sciences during the period to which the scholarship is applied.
- Be a resident of the
Akron-Canton Section area or be sponsored by a member of the Akron-Canton
- Have established a minimum
2.75 g.p.a. (on a 4.0 scale) for completed college work and will be
required to maintain a 2.75 g.p.a.
- Complete the application
form and provide an official transcript of college work showing courses,
subjects and grades.
- List three character
- Have a letter of
recommendation from the sponsoring ASQ member.
- Provide a brief statement
of their perception of quality and the quality profession.
- Provide a signed agreement
of enrollment in quality science-related courses.
- If the applicant is a
member, the spouse or a dependent of an ASQ Akron-Canton Section member,
the ASQ membership number must be included in the space provided on the
(Materials Science and Engineering)
The Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International awards a $1,000
scholarship annually to a four-year engineering student, and a $500
scholarship to a high school senior entering a materials-related discipline.
For more information, please call Dave Milam, 330-471-2078.
ASM International offers the
following national awards.
- One full tuition
scholarship for one year (juniors and seniors)
- Three $3,000 awards
(sophomores, juniors and seniors)
- Thirty-four (34) $500
awards (sophomores, juniors and seniors)
For more information, please
write or call the ASM Foundation, Materials Park, Ohio 44073-0002, phone
Society of Manufacturing
The Greater Canton #110 Chapter of SME offers two $300 scholarships
to students enrolled in a Stark State College engineering technology
program. The recipients must be members of the SME student chapter. For more
information, please contact Brent Schilling, 330-343-6621.
American Society of
Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Auxiliary, Inc.
The ASME Auxiliary has four educational funds for the benefit of
mechanical engineering students who are U.S. citizens. Below is a list of
- The Sylvia W. Farny
Scholarship – a $1,000 grant to a student for the final year of
- The Marjorie Roy Rothermel
Scholarship – a $1,500 grant to a student working toward a master’s degree
in mechanical engineering.
- The Elisabeth M. and
Winchell M. Parsons Scholarship – a $1,500 grant to a student working
toward a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering.
- The Student Loan Fund – a
maximum loan of $2,000 to a junior, senior or graduate student in
Scholarship information is
The American Society of
Mechanical Engineers Auxiliary, Inc.,
345 East 47th St.
New York, NY 10017
phone (212) 705-7722.
Students may also find
scholarship information in their college financial aid office or may ASME’s local chapter.