Engineering and Technology Scholarships

College Fund

Many of the scholarships available through the Kimmel School require students to complete and file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Jan. 31 with the university's Office of Financial Aid.

The following Engineering and Technology scholarships are awarded in April of every year. All scholarship application materials must be submitted by Feb. 28 to the Office of the Dean, 161 Belk Building.

Carlton and Margaret Crouch Scholarships - Awards are available to students majoring in electrical engineering and electrical and computer engineering technology.

Caterpillar Equipment Scholarship - Awards of up to $2,000 are available to outstanding, full-time engineering technology students. Preference is given to students from Cherokee, Clay, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

Jackson Paper Scholarship - Awards are available to outstanding full-time students in electrical engineering. Preference is given to students who are residents of Western North Carolina.

Joshua Thomas Grooms Scholarship - Provided in honor of a former WCU student. Full-time junior and senior engineering technology students who demonstrate financial need are eligible to apply. Applicants must complete a scholarship application form, including a brief essay about why they seek to obtain an engineering and technology education. Send or deliver the completed application to the Office of the Dean, 161 Belk Building. Recipients must have completed a FAFSA through WCU's Financial Aid Office.

Thomas Andrew Scotchie Memorial Scholarship - Awards are given to an outstanding senior with the highest GPA in engineering technology.

Contact the Engineering and Technology Department office in Belk 220 for details.

Other Scholarships

For additional scholarship opportunities, please visit the links below.

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Make a Gift to the Kimmel School

Funding for scholarships is provided through the generosity of alumni, corporations and other donors. If you would like to make a gift to the Kimmel School to help outstanding students or to provide support for a specific academic program, please contact the Office of the Dean or the WCU Office of Development. We welcome your support and thank you in advance for the encouragement you can provide to our students.

Visit the Kimmel School

Please visit the Kimmel School at WCU to learn more about what the school is doing as a leader in higher education and as a partner in technology-led economic development throughout the region. 


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