Scholarships and Awards

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department offers its students a variety of scholarships. Each scholarship has separate requirements and guidelines for students to qualify to apply. Below, you can find details about each of the scholarships offered by the Electrical and Computer Engineering department.

Along with the scholarships offered by the ECE department there are various scholarships that are offered by companies and organizations in the community and nationally. If you know of a scholarship/funding opportunity please contact Dr. Tamer Inanc at

NameDescriptionQualificationsScholarship AmountsApplicationDeadline
James D. Barnhouse Memorial ScholarshipsThe award is presented annually to support a deserving student majoring in Electrical Engineering at the J. B. Speed School of Engineering.  The award is in memory of James D. Barnhouse, a Speed School graduate (BEE ‘70), who was responsible for the design and implementation of the Community Core exhibits at Walt Disney’s EPCOT Center.ECE students in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th years who are studying for the BSEE or MEng in EE are eligible to apply. Previous winners of this award, and M.S. and Ph.D. students are not eligible. This scholarship is based primarily on financial need.Past awards have ranged from $400 to $1,000. Framed certificates are also given.Type and email your completed application form with your CV to Jane DuncanMarch 11, 2024
Edward J. and Eunice B. Theobald ScholarshipThe Edward J. and Eunice B. Theobald Scholarship Fund has been established to provide income that will be used for a scholarship to be awarded to a full-time electrical engineering student in the J. B. Speed School of Engineering. This scholarship is awarded to a student (or students) who best demonstrates academic achievement, entrepreneurial spirit, civic involvement, and a commitment to engineering science.All full-time ECE students who will graduate on or after May 2022 are invited to apply. This includes undergraduates, M.Eng., MS and Ph.D students. Previous winners of this award are not eligible and preference is given to the students with financial needs.Approximately $10,000 in scholarships are available for 2022-2023 academic year.Type and email your completed application form with your CV to Jane DuncanMarch 11, 2024