MSP J. Eric Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

The Eric Rhodes Scholarship was established by the Mechanical Engineering Department in memory of Eric Rhodes, a mechanical engineer who established a positive example in technical problems and in life. This scholarship is reserved for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Please note: Any change to your enrollment status resulting in less than full time enrollment for any term within the award year will result in a cancellation of your award.

  • Applicant must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Undergraduates must have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Graduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.5.
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act application on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • Graduate students must enroll in 6 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • One letter of recommendation will be submitted on my behalf via the my Matador Scholarship portal.
  • Must upload a copy of your student resume. A student resume is a detailed record of your personal and educational information. It includes the name of your school/college, coursework, projects (if any) undertaken, and awards. The resume may also contain additional information like your extracurricular activities, volunteer experiences, job experiences (if any), hobbies, etc.

Award
$1,500.00
Deadline
07/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Describe why you chose to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering and how it relates to your future goals.
  3. Describe a time in your life that has shaped who you are as a person.
  4. [MSP 1] Please request: A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or community leader - who can attest to your meritorious performance and personal strengths and can assess your potential for academic and career success. The letter should include a signature, title, and contact information. The letter should be addressed to: *Award Selection Committee*.
  5. Please upload: Degree Progress Report or Unofficial Transcripts
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