Scholarship Recipients

The SJEC Scholarship Award Program is unique. There is no other similar organization where engineers and allied professionals come together to support students wishing to pursue an engineering education.

In 1979, SJEC established an annual Scholarship Award program to assist students planning to follow a career path into any of the many engineering professions. Since its inception, the SJEC scholarship program has assisted 275 high school seniors achieve their goal of becoming an Engineer. The total of scholarships awarded has exceeded $336,500.

Students who have received Scholarship awards have gone into fields such as:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering


Students have attended many of the nation’s top Engineering Schools, such as:

  • Brigham Young University
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Cal State Fresno/li>
  • Cal State Long Beach
  • Cal Tech
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Embry- Riddle University
  • Fresno State
  • Harvey Mudd University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Leigh University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oregon State
  • Princeton University
  • Sacramento State
  • San Diego State
  • San Francisco State
  • San Jose State
  • Stanford
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UC Long Beach
  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Nevada
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • US Air Force Academy
  • West Point
  • Whittier College

2020 Recipients

In 2020, the SJEC awarded 8 scholarships totaling $16,000.

Scholarship Applications

The San Joaquin Engineers Council (SJEC) offers scholarships to high school seniors pursuing an Engineering Degree. The applications are to be filled out by the students and counselors in appropriate areas and returned with transcripts and test scores attached.

Scholarship applications for 2021 will be available from schools or on-line after October (see the downloads page.) Applications are to be completed and returned to SJEC no later than January 16, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by the local committee and selected students will be notified late January.