Phil McBride, Ph.D.
Funding provided by National Science Foundation grant in partnership with ASU
"ASAP Project-Based Engineering Excellence Transfer Academy Across Arizona"
Apply by August 26, 2019 for Fall Semester
Eastern Arizona College is very pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a
National Science Foundation (NSF) ENG Academic Success and Professional Development
(ASAP) Scholarship. Individuals chosen to participate in this NSF-supported ENG ASAP
program, with a focus on (but NOT limited to) Motivated Engineering Transfer Students
(METS), will receive an NSF ENG ASAP scholarship of up to $2,700 per academic year ($1,350
per semester) for the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 academic year.
Program Overview: The purpose of this NSF-funded scholarship program is to discover,
nurture and develop engineering talent to meet the demands of the state and the nation. A
key program goal is for ALL scholars to
1. become Aware of the many exciting opportunities before them,
2. take Control of their lives, careers, professional development, academics (CPA), and
3. pursue Excellence with respect to all aspects of CPA.
ACE is directed at assisting each program participant to “optimally” coordinate CPA.
Eligibility Criteria and Requirements:
• Register as a full time student (12 credits or more) for Eastern Arizona College classes for
the Fall 2019 semester as a declared Engineering major
• Register for at least one course in the Engineering Major
• Actively participate in the EAC STEM Club
• Participate in at least one STEM outreach activity each semester (Engineering Day, Gila
Valley Health and STEAM Festival, Earth Day, Chemistry Adventure, Graham County Fair,
outreach to area K-12 schools, etc.)
• Attend an Eastern Arizona College sponsored trip to ASU for discussion of possible
• Compose an "Interest Paper", describing your personal career interests, to be submitted
with this application. This paper should be a minimum of 1 page in length.
• Submit a letter of recommendation.
• Have a completed FAFSA on file in the EAC Admissions & Scholarship office. NSF
Scholarships can only be awarded up to the maximum amount of unmet need.
• Submit all requested information by August 26, 2019 via email to Phil McBride, Ph.D.,
Dean of Instruction, Eastern Arizona College Dean at email@example.com. For
questions call Dr. McBride at 928-428-8404 (Office) or 928-965-1574 (Cell).
We hope that you’ll be joining our growing community of scholars and mentors.
Thank you very much!