Civil Engineering Scholarships

The scholarship application process for students from the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering for the 2020-2021 academic year is now open. Deadline to apply is Monday, March 9, 2020, by 5:00 pm.

You may only apply for the scholarships for which you are eligible - please read the eligibility requirements!

You must be enrolled at least half-time:  undergraduates at least 6-8 credits, graduate students at least 5-8 credits.

Instructions for Applying for Department Scholarships

CCEE Scholarship Application Form

When the process is open - and not before - you may submit your application and any required documents to Nicole Bingham, Senior Academic Advisor, nicluna@unm.edu.

Scholarships Available for Graduate Students

Name Major Eligibility Source
Richard Allen Memorial Scholarship in Civil Engineering Civil and Construction Engineering Graduate student, U.S. citizen, academic achievement, community service/involvement Albuquerque Chapter of the NM Society of Professional Engineers
Robert Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship Construction Management/Engineering Graduate student, resident of New Mexico, BS in Construction Management, first preference to U.S.Army veterans Friends and family of Robert Brooks
Civil Engineering Emeritus Fellowship Civil Engineering Graduate Student Friends & family of CCEE emeriti faculty
E.L.M. Tree Fund - May Family Endowment Civil Engineering Graduate student, gpa 3.0 or higher, financial need, from a socioeconomic background that might suggest lack of opportunity (e.g., rural background, low income family, ethnicity, etc.) Children & grandchildren of CE Professor Emeritus Marvin May
Linda Jennett Fellowship in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Graduate student; preference to female graduate student; full-time; superior academic performance Dr. and Mrs. J. Charles Jennett

Scholarships Available for Undergraduate Students

Name Major Eligibility Source
American Concrete Institute Endowed Scholarship, New Mexico Chapter Civil Engineering Junior or Senior; gpa 3.0 or higher; preference given to graduate of New Mexico high school New Mexico Chapter of American Concrete Institute
Flintco Endowment Fund Construction Engineering or Construction Management Undergraduate, enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Group, gpa of 3.0 or higher, preference given to New Mexico high school graduates Flintco, Inc.
Dr. Gerald & Mary Joyce May Scholarship Fund Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management Rising sophomore or higher studying in CCEE, gpa of 3.0 or higher, in good academic standing Dr. Gerald and Mary Joyce May; Dr. May is a Professor Emeritus of UNM Civil Engineering
William and Mary Reed Memorial Scholarship Civil Engineering Undergraduate student, 2.5 cum gpa or higher; financial need William and Mary Reed
George Rutherford Inc. Endowment Construction Management or Construction Engineering

Sophomore, junior, or senior; academic ability; interest in the construction industry as a career.

additional requirement:

Supply a written statement attesting to your interest in the construction industry.

George Rutherford

Scholarships for both Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Name Major Eligibility Source
Martha J. and William Benton Endowed Scholarship Civil Engineering Undergraduate or Graduate Student Friends and family of the Bentons
Civil Engineering Scholarship Civil Engineering Undergraduate or Graduate Student Friends & family of CCEE emeriti faculty
R and E McKee Foundation Scholarship Civil Engineering Undergraduate or Graduate Student Friends and family of departmental students
Stephen & Cynthia Mitchell Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Undergraduate or Graduate Student Stephen & Cynthia Mitchell
Steve Reynolds Memorial Scholarship First preference - Water Resouces student in CCEE; second preference - Civil Engineering student Undergraduate or Graduate Student, gpa of 3.0 or higher, academic achievement, financial need Family of Steve Reynolds
Roy Sekreta Memorial Endowment Civil Engineering Undergraduate or Graduate Student Friends & family of Roy Sekreta
Wilson & Company Scholarship Civil Engineering with an interest in consulting engineering

Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student; full-time student; U.S. Citizen or able to work in the U.S.; gpa of 2.8 or higher

additional requirements:

1 - Letter of Intent stating why you have chosen Civil Engineering and describing your interest in consulting engineering

2 - Resume

Employees of Wilson & Company