Scholarships and Awards

MechSE scholarships are awarded to outstanding prospective students or to continuing students with exceptional academic records, and there is no application process. Prospective freshmen are typically notified of scholarship awards by March. However, continuing students are considered for monetary awards and are encourage to apply. 

The University of Illinois Office of Student Financial Aid has a database of many scholarships, ranging from college to university wide scholarships.

In addition to departmental scholarships and awards, there are many campus scholarships and awards for which you can apply.

Financial Aid

MechSE students may be eligible for several types of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and federal work study. Details on these programs can be found on the University of Illinois Admissions website.