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 tenth 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.


2024 Scholarship Schedule

Application opens Saturday 10/14/2023

Application due Tuesday 3/12/2024

Interviews with finalists - Week of 4/1/2024 thru 4/5/2024

Recipient announced - Sunday 4/28/2024


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.

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2024 Scholarship Application Summary

Pdf of the application ›

Scholarship Interview Tips

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Past Scholars

NameHigh SchoolCollegeYear
Mateo Torres-CohenSan Leandro High SchoolSan Jose State University2024
Kaitlan NguyenMiddle College High SchoolUniversity of California, Irvine2023
Edward ChanSan Leandro High SchoolUniversity of California, Davis2022
Naydelin CabreraPinole Valley High SchoolContra Costa Community College2021
Tiffany LumHercules High SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley2020
Cristian GarciaJohn Henry High SchoolUniversity of California, Santa Cruz2019
Esmeralda TopeteMiddle College High SchoolUniversity of California, Santa Cruz2018
Javier FuentesAspire California PreparatoryUniversity of California, Davis2017
Eduardo NavarroLionel Wilson High SchoolUniversity of California, Merced2016
Pedro BecerraCommunity Day High SchoolChabot Community College2015
Alix PlascenciaLighthouse Commmunity Charter SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley2014



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