2024 Applications


  • Open to any graduating high school senior currently living OR going to high school within the boundaries of the city of Chicago.
  • An applicant must show proof of acceptance to a university with a 4-year accredited engineering program, and be starting as an Engineering major in Fall 2024.
  • Each applicant should meet the academic and residency criteria outlined in the online application.
  • Open to DREAMERS

Key Dates:

  • Application Opens:  January 1st
  • Application Due Date:   April 1st 
  • Award Recipient Notification:  June

Additional Information: 

  • Chicago Engineers’ Foundation is not able to consider applications from students who will be attending 2-year college programs, pre-engineering programs, 3-2 dual degree programs, or majors outside of engineering.
  • All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted via the application portal by the April 1st deadline.
  • Applications that do not meet eligibility cannot be considered.
  • Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Download the Incentive Award Frequently Asked Questions:

The 2024 Application is OPEN!

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Students seeking other engineering scholarship opportunities are welcome to visit the Career & Scholarship Resources pages for referrals to a variety of opportunities for future engineers.