The department is constantly searching for new sources of scholarships to support our excellent students. If you are interested in contributing to an existing scholarship or setting up a new scholarship or endowment, please email Therese Lane at

Important Links

Department-Specific Awards

  • Scholarship Universe: All College and department scholarships are listed on the University's scholarship clearinghouse, Scholarship University. The civil engineering scholarships share the same application as all other College of Engineering Scholarships and typically become available in January and close in March each year.
  • AZSCE Branch Scholarship: The Arizona Society of Civil Engineers offers this branch scholarship each year to undergraduate students enrolled in the department who actively participate in the UA student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Arizona Bridge Technical Committee Scholarship: The Arizona Bridge Technical Committee provides a $1,500 scholarship to one deserving junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student with a major emphasis in structures. Please contact the committee for more information.

Subject-Specific Awards

  • Construction Scholarships and Competitions: This list of funding and engagement opportunities, open to students in the Construction Engineering Management program, is curated by professor of practice Dean Papajohn.

Other Awards

  • AfterCollege Scholarships: AfterCollege offers a huge variety of scholarships to all students, available to site members. 
  • Rocky Mountain Electric League Scholarships: The RMEL Foundation awards scholarships to deserving and qualified undergraduate students in engineering, business, information systems, plant, line or distribution technology, line worker or other curriculum related to the electric energy industry.
  • WyzAnt Scholarship: Students submit an essay online, and 20 finalists are selected by popular vote.

For Graduate Students

  • Ford Predoctoral Fellowships: The Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
  • Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship: The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or post-doctoral studies in the physical sciences, engineering and technology at leading universities in developed countries.

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