Pioneers in Engineering Alumni Scholarship

Pioneers in Engineering Alumni Scholarship

Pioneers in Engineering strives to provide a quality STEM educational experience for Bay Area high school students. In keeping with our mission to promote science and engineering, we are happy to announce our eighth annual PiE alumni-funded scholarship for PiE students. The scholarship is for a single $2000 award, with $500 for finalists.

The scholarship committee will review each application holistically, taking into account academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership skills, and passion. As a STEM organization, we are especially interested in how your pursuits involve science and engineering.


2021 Scholarship Schedule

Application opens Saturday 3/6/2021

Application due Saturday 4/17/2021

Interviews with finalists - Saturday 5/1/2021

Recipient announced - Sunday 5/2/2021


Applicant Eligibility

Applicants must be current or past PiE participants in their last year of high school, and must intend to pursue post-secondary education (four-year, technical, vocational, etc.).

Please use the online web application to submit your scholarship application.

Submit Here ›


The following documents from the 2021 season are provided for your convenience.

2021 Scholarship Application Summary

Pdf of the application ›

2021 Scholarship Interview Tips

Interview Tips ›

Past Scholars

NameHigh SchoolCollegeYear
Alix PlascenciaLighthouse Commmunity Charter SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley2014
Pedro BecerraCommunity Day High SchoolChabot Community College2015
Eduardo NavarroLionel Wilson High SchoolUniversity of California, Merced2016
Javier FuentesAspire California PreparatoryUniversity of California, Davis2017
Esmeralda TopeteMiddle College High SchoolUniversity of California, Santa Cruz2018
Cristian GarciaJohn Henry High SchoolUniversity of California, Santa Cruz2019
Tiffany LumHercules High SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley2020
Naydelin CabreraPinole Valley High SchoolContra Costa Community College2021



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