The Tulsa Engineering Foundation awards several $2,000 scholarships for incoming Freshman as well as scholarships for Upper Class students

Freshman Scholarships have been established in the names of Karol L. & Dorothy D. Hujsak and James W. & Glenda C. Kilmer.  The $2,000 scholarships are available to students planning to study an accredited engineering curriculum.    The application form for the 2024-2025 academic year is due Feb 1, 2024.  Other amounts may be approved by the TEF Scholarship Committee.

Upper Class Scholarships have been established as The Bridge Builder Scholarship.   The scholarships are available for an undergraduate student in an ABET accredited engineering, engineering technology program or Public Works majors and range in amounts up to $2,000.  The application form for the 2024-2025 academic year is due June 1.  The application will used for other available engineering scholarships offered by the Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers – Tulsa Chapter, the American Society of Civil Engineers – Tulsa Branch, and the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Several of the member societies of  TEF offer scholarships.  Their links are below:

American Public Works Association:  Deadline June 15, Application  link:   The Oklahoma Chapter APWA has established a scholarship fund to provide financial assistance for students in higher education (college graduate or undergraduate) in order to promote awareness of the Public Works profession and encourage students to pursue careers in Public Works.  The Oklahoma Chapter of APWA intends to award a total amount of $5,000 in scholarships to be awarded and split among no more than five recipients in 2021.  Recipients will be selected in the Spring and the scholarship will be awarded to the recipients at the beginning of the following Fall semester.  Checks will be mailed directly to the college or university.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)   There are three scholarships available through NEOK ASHRAE. NEOK college student scholarships will be given to two Tulsa area college students each year. Both students will be selected from applications received from the University of Tulsa, Ok-lahoma State UniversityTulsa, or Oklahoma State UniversityOkmulgee.The scholarship amounts shall be $800 each for two re-cipients. Also there is a $1000 scholarship in the name of Tulsa engineer Jack E. Tumilty to a Tulsa metropolitan area graduating high school senior who will be entering the study of mechanical engineering at a college of their choice in the fall. The scholar-ships are awarded annually at the April NEOK ASHRAE chapter meeting. I will be handing out flyers promoting these scholarships at colleges and high schools. If anyone knows any students that would be a good candidate for the scholarships, please direct them to the NEOK ASHRAE website

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME Must be enrolled in college. ASME student membership requirement.  Select ‘ASME Foundation’ menu drop down.

Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE)  The Oklahoma Engineering Foundation offers scholarships to college students interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Please contact the OEF office at 405-528-1435 or to learn more. 

National Society of Black Engineers

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) link

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers    ScholarSHPE – SHPE

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Tulsa Community Foundation    Scholarships – Tulsa Community Foundation (

Related Scholarship Information

Below is a great list of scholarships for students that want to study engineering suggested by Celeste Baine, biomedical engineer and award-winning author of over 20 books on engineering education and careers. With tuition rising, every student needs to check out the possibilities.

eGFI – Student Blog » Engineering Scholarships: A Giant List.

Other general scholarship & Loan information can be found at the following web sites:

 Finaid: Smart Student Guide for Financial Aid

Scholarships for Women

U.S. Department of Education

eStudent Loan Finder

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program