The College of Science and Engineering offers several scholarship opportunities to incoming freshman, transfer, and current students. Many scholarships are offered in addition to financial aid you may receive through Seattle University.
Explore all the exciting and beneficial opportunities below.
“The Bannan scholarship is a very supportive resource for students, especially as an international student like me. It helps me focus more in studying and feels more comfortable when joining new activities in school with no stress about the financial needs.”
The Thomas J. Bannan Scholarship Program for Seattle University College of Science and Engineering students awards scholarships to both current students and new transfer students who have junior or senior standing in the fall of the award year. A Bannan scholarship is a merit award of $6000 per year.
Initial award criteria for the scholarship includes having a junior or senior standing by fall 2022 as a continuing student or new transfer student, as well as a GPA of 3.5 or higher for previous college-level work.
For juniors, this two-year award is subject to academic performance demonstrated by maintaining a GPA of 3.0 and active participation in the Bannan Scholar Enrichment Program. This program includes service, scholarly and social activities, as well as opportunities to compete for one of several Bannan Scholar summer research stipends.
For answers to many common questions, please visit the FAQ link below.
Bannan Application Deadlines for 2022-2023 Scholarships:
* New transfer students transferring to Seattle University in winter quarter 2022 or later.
Total financial aid awards cannot exceed tuition.
This scholarship is open to International, continuing or transfer students. Sullivan Scholars, Naef Scholars, post-baccalaureate, fifth-year and graduate students are not eligible.
Sperry Goodman earned his master's degree in electrical engineering from Seattle University in 1969. Following graduation, Goodman worked for the Boeing Company, where he made significant and groundbreaking contributions in electrical engineering.
The Sperry Goodman Endowed Scholarship was established with a $1,000,000 gift from the estate of Sperry Goodman in 1999. The scholarship is for incoming freshmen majoring in Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, or an Engineering discipline. Preference is given to students with financial need. A Sperry Goodman scholarship is an award of $5,000 per year.
This scholarship is renewable for a second year provided recipients maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA in one of the above majors.
The application deadline is March 7, 2022.
Total financial aid awards cannot exceed tuition.
The College of Science and Engineering offers five additional scholarships for continuing SU undergraduates (eligible students must have completed at least one quarter of coursework at SU): Boeing Company Corporate Scholarship; ECE Advisory Board Impact Scholarship; Edwin W. Brotherton Scholarship in Computer Science; George R. Murphy Engineering Scholarship; James and Donna Knight Endowed Scholarship; John G. Menges Endowed Scholarship; and the Richard Schwaegler Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering.
Scholarships will open July 1 and available for online application through the AcademicWorks website at https://seattleu.academicworks.com/. Applications close on August 1st*. Below you will find a listing of the scholarships available and brief information about the scholarship requirements.
*The ECE Advisory Board Impact Scholarship's deadline is August 15th.
To view a sample application, click the Sample Application box, below.
The Boeing Company Corporate Scholarship is a renewable scholarship for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
This scholarship is renewable for the duration of the recipient’s undergraduate program (total of 4 years) by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in one of the required majors.
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. We pledge solidarity with communities of color and other marginalized groups who have experienced discrimination. We foster a welcoming environment that encourages the participation and pathways to ECE profession for those from groups that were traditionally marginalized.
The ECE Advisory Board Impact Scholarship aims to support an undergraduate student in their pursuit of an electrical or computer engineering degree. All eligible students are invited to apply for the $3,000 scholarship. We extend a special invitation to those with non-privileged identities based on but not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, country of origin, sexual orientation, ability, religion, age, family status, veteran status, economic status, and political views.
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The Edwin W. Brotherton Scholarship in Computer Science is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The George R. Murphy Engineering Scholarship is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The James and Donna Knight Endowed Scholarship is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The John G. Menges Endowed Scholarship is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The Richard Schwaegler Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
The Women of SU Endowed Scholarship is for continuing SU students. To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
This scholarship is not renewable.
For more information, please visit our Transfer Scholarships webpage.
For more information, please visit our Freshman Scholarships webpage.
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. The amount of funding that selected students will be eligible to receive each year varies based on the number of credits they have completed. Applicant must be a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore at the time of application with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale).
Award recipient must be a Washington state resident and have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state high school or institution by June of the year they apply to college, be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in a STEM field or health care, and be working toward a first bachelor's degree, (i.e. four-year degree) as a full-time college student at an eligible Washington state college or university.
For more information, please visit the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship webpage.
The WSOS scholarship application process opens January.
The deadline for the scholarship application is late February.
Continuing Students - February 11, 2022
Transfer Students - May 13, 2022
Sperry Goodman Scholarship
March 7, 2022
The Bannan Scholars Program provided me with opportunities to form community with other students as well as engage in service with communities near Seattle University's campus.Emily Mather, '18 Mechanical Engineering