The Scholarship Competition awards range between $1,000 and $2,500 dollars, but the top Engineering student will be selected to win the Behrens Scholarship of $5,000. Applicants for the FIRST Robotics scholarship of $2,500 may also be interviewed at Scholarship Competition. Students may also apply/compete for both FIRST Robotics and the academic engineering award, but are only eligible to win one of these scholarships.

Part I: Essay

If you are invited to compete at Scholarship Competition, you will need to submit the following materials to Kristin Bontrager at kbontrager@georgefox.edu by January 23.

As an engineering program, our mission at George Fox University is to prepare technically competent and broadly educated engineers for a life of responsible service emerging from a Christian worldview. As a student in the George Fox University engineering program, describe in 1200 words or less how you intend to: (1) accomplish this mission personally, and (2) provide strong, ongoing leadership to your peers in the fulfillment of this mission.

Part II: 10-minute interview 

This will be with an engineering faculty member at Scholarship Competition. Please come prepared to ask questions of the interviewers and to share/expound on elements of your essay.

If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Kristin Bontrager at kbontrager@georgefox.edu.