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The Zimmer Scholarship is intended to reward and encourage the scholarship of undergraduate students within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Applicants should be current full time students pursuing a BSME or BSAE Degree. An overall UB grade point average of 3.25 or higher is required at the time of application. The program includes support for academic year independent study or for a summer research experience as described below.
Zimmer Research Scholar Award
The purpose of the Research Scholarship is to encourage well-prepared undergraduates to participate in research-oriented projects during the academic year (normally as Seniors). Applicants are expected to have been in contact with their proposed advisor to discuss potential research areas of interest. A brief statement describing the planned research project should accompany the application. Zimmer Research Scholars are required to register for academic credit for their project by enrolling in the undergraduate research course MAE 498 for 1-3 credits during the semester of the scholarship (three credits of MAE 498 may be used as a Technical Elective). Student Scholarships are $1,000.
Zimmer Expanded Research Scholarship
The purpose of the Expanded Research Scholarship is to provide a more extensive research experience for students, requiring more hours of work, to take place sometime during the Spring of their Junior year to the Fall of their Senior year. Applicants are expected to have been in contact with their proposed advisor to discuss potential research areas of interest. A brief statement describing the expected research project should accompany the application. The Scholarship amount is up to $3,000.
The Yong Lee Scholarship is now available for the Spring semester for an undergraduate student in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship will be given to a student pursuing a B.S. degree who is a junior (in at least their 6th semester) in either the AE or ME undergraduate degree program.
A $1,000 scholarship will be provided to the successful applicant in this semester. If the chosen candidate continues to make good progress towards their degree, the scholarship will be renewed in the following Spring semester.
Questions should be directed to Margie Hewlett, 240 Bell Hall, 645-1453
Applications must include all the information below and must be submitted electronically as one single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. The file name should be the applicant’s name.