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Student Awards

Each year REA provides scholarships to outstanding students in the George R. Brown School of Engineering. The REA Student Grants & Awards Committee is now accepting applications! Deadline is Friday March 17, 2017 at 5pm.For any questions, please e-mail the REA G&A Committee Chair  Alberto Montesi  amontesi@alumni.rice.edu

All scholarships are awarded at the REA/School of Engineering End-of-Year Picnic, at which the entire Rice community is invited to celebrate the achievements of the year. Over $100,000 in awards and scholarships are presented.

 

Merit Awards

REA provides Merit Awards to outstanding Juniors and Seniors in the George R. Brown School of Engineering. Apply here

1 Outstanding Senior ($5,000)

2 Distinguished Seniors ($2,500 each)

1 Outstanding Junior ($5,000)

2 Distinguished Juniors ($2,500 each)

1 Merit Award Senior per department ($2,000)

1 Merit Award Junior per department ($2,000)

  • Bioengineering

  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics

  • Computer Science

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Materials Science and NanoEgineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Statistics

Leadership, Research & Service Awards

REA provides four scholarships recognizing excellence in leadership, research, and international service. These scholarships are open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the School of Engineering.

Leadership Excellence Awards

Given to two undergraduate engineering students who have shown outstanding leadership at Rice. The Outstanding Leadership Excellence Award is $4,000 and the Distinguished Leadership Excellence Award is $3,000. Apply here.

Research Excellence Award

Given to an undergraduate engineering student who has performed outstanding academic research at Rice.  The Outstanding Research Excellence Award is $4,000 and the Distinguished Research Excellence Award is $3,000. Apply here.

International Service Award

Given to an undergraduate engineering student who has distinguished himself or herself through international service. The award is for $4,000. Apply here.

 

Special Awards

Scholarships from other funding sources are selected by the respective engineering departments.

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Scholarships at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston

Through a long-standing partnership, REA provides alumni volunteers who serve as judges and scholarship interviewers at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston and selects two high school students to receive $5000 scholarships to Rice. The scholarship winners are also invited to be recognized at the School of Engineering End-of-Year Picnic, hosted by REA. For further details, or to serve as an REA judge and help select the winners of the Rice scholarships, please visit our Education & Outreach page.