American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Scholarships

Website: ASME

ASME has many scholarships available to students at a variety of levels. Please review the details about each at Many ASME Scholarships have specific eligibility requirements, however, when you complete the online application you will be considered for all scholarships for which you qualify.

Membership Required: You must be a current ASME student member in good standing (for login to the ASME online scholarship application). Click here to Join ASME or to Renew your dues.

Program of Study: Mechanical Engineering (ME), Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), or closely related engineering studies.

Enrollment: You must be enrolled full-time at a community college, college, or university.

ME/MET Major Scope: For your major to qualify as closely related to a Mechanical Engineering major, you must be taking at least 25% of your credits each semester in courses from the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Accreditation: ASME Scholarships require enrollment in an ABET* accredited, or substantially equivalent, engineering degree program.

Cumulative College Level GPA: Students must have established their grade point average (GPA) in their degree programs to qualify for ASME Scholarships. If you have not yet established a GPA at the college level, you are not yet eligible for this group of scholarships.

Priority may be given to students who demonstrate the following:

  • Strong ASME leadership role and participation with ASME extra-curricular activities such as holding office in the ASME Student Section or on an ASME committee.
  • Leadership within the engineering academic context specified above, and a strong potential for contribution to the mechanical engineering profession identified in a recommendation letter.
  • Outstanding humanitarian extra-curricular leadership and activities as a volunteer with another charitable organization using mechanical engineering skills.
  • High level of financial need.
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented

The ASME scholarship is a grant made to a student to enable or assist the student in pursuing an educational program in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Contact Information

If you have questions about the ASME Scholarship Program, eligibility or have other questions, meet with us during our open office hours when the Application Submissions Opens for the academic school year funding cycle.