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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Below are descriptions and links to several useful scholarship databases as well as internal scholarships. If you have questions about scholarships, please contact Drexel Central at (215) 895-1600 or submit a question to AskDrexel.


College offers a number of national scholarships broken down by programs within the engineering field.  For more information, visit the College website.

Drexel’s Undergraduate Grants and Scholarships

Drexel has a number of scholarships for undergraduate students. For a list of various Drexel supported scholarships, please visit Drexel Central.

Engineering Education Service Center

For more information, visit the Engineering Education Service Center website.

Evette Harless Scholarship

National Go Solar Foundation (NGSF) established the “Evette Harless Scholarship.” This scholarship awards $1000 annually to up to ten graduate students. More information and the requirements are available on the organization's website.


FastWeb is the largest source of college-specific scholarships. They have tools and tips to help you pay for college, personalized scholarship matching and jobs and internships for students. For more information, visit the Fastweb website.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship aims to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. They focus in particular on scholarships for outstanding individuals with financial need. The total value of the scholarship is $60,000 which covers tuition, books and housing for three years. This prestigious scholarship was awarded to only 30 exceptional students nationally out of the 1500 applicants.  For more information, visit the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship website.

National Society of Professional Engineers

For more information, visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website.

Performing Arts Scholarship

The Department of Performing Arts in Drexel’s Westphal College awards two kinds of scholarships each year to entering students; performance scholarships and technical scholarships. All scholarship awards are based on ability, ensemble needs, and overall commitment to the ensemble.  For more information, visit the Performing Arts Scholarship website.

The Robert Fischl Endowed Prize in Electrical Power Engineering 

Established by distinguished Drexel professor and researcher, Dr. Robert Fischl, the Robert Fischl Endowed Prize in Electrical Power Engineering annually recognizes exceptional academics in the field of electric power engineering studies.  Eligible applicants include undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering with a superior academic record.  For additional information, please contact: Chika Nwankpa, Center of Electric Power Engineering Director, at

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

The Society of Automotive Engineers offers scholarships to high school seniors, college sophomores, juniors and seniors, and graduate/PhD students.  For more information, visit the SAE website.

StraightForward Media Engineering

StraightForward Media's Engineering Scholarship offers four different $500 scholarships a year exclusively to students attending or planning to enroll in a postsecondary engineering program in the United States or abroad.  For more information, visit the StraightForward Media website.