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  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 56,310 Senior Member
    The Foundation Fellows is a VERY competitive Stamps foundation scholarship. Nope, NOT automatic.
  • Artful4artArtful4art Registered User Posts: 80 Junior Member
    Ferris state university in Michigan offers a full tuition scholarship

    https://ferris.edu/admissions/financialaid/scholarship/Incoming/wnffaq.htm
  • COboysmomCOboysmom Registered User Posts: 100 Junior Member
    @GoCubsGo719 - Do you mind sharing where your daughter got a full tuition/housing scholarship. Thank you!
  • BuckeyeMWDSGBuckeyeMWDSG Registered User Posts: 792 Member
    Would Webb Institute qualify? Every admitted student receives full tuition. They only offer one degree Naval Architecture and Marine Egineering, BS (abet accredited) tiny incoming class sizes of 25 or so. "current enrollment of only 94 students"

    http://www.webb.edu/webb-institute-ranked-3-best-college-new-york/

  • iiMimiciiMimic Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
    Is there an updated forum for 2018? I'm applying to colleges right now.
  • COboysmomCOboysmom Registered User Posts: 100 Junior Member
    @iiMimic - I don’t think so. We just worked off that list. Make sure to read through the whole thread though because there are updates. Good luck!
  • iiMimiciiMimic Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
    Thank you!
  • parentindparentind Registered User Posts: 22 Junior Member
    edited November 2018
    With no geographical preference and assuming the same quantum of financial aid, could someone please suggest which one of the below is preferable solely based on the quality of its ENGINEERING department and reputation with industry i.e. ability to get a job later.

    =====ALABAMA=====
    Alabama State University
    University of Alabama-Huntsville
    University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
    Tuskegee University *

    ===FLORIDA===
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    =====LOUISIANA=====
    Louisiana State University - Shreveport
    Louisiana Tech University
    University of Louisiana-Monroe

    ===MICHIGAN===
    Oakland University

    ===MISSISSIPPI===
    Alcorn State University
    Delta State University
    Jackson State University
    Mississippi Valley State University
    University of Mississippi
    University of Southern Mississippi

    ===TENNESSEE===
    Lee University - Cleveland, TN

    ===TEXAS===
    Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University
    Texas State University
    Texas A&M - Kingsville

    ===UTAH===
    Utah State University
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,700 Senior Member
    If the student is interested in an engineering major, check if the desired major exists at each school (some do not have any engineering majors).

    Also, some of the scholarships have changed (in recent years, changes have generally been less favorable to the student, as in scholarships getting smaller, requiring higher thresholds, changing from automatic to competitive, no longer being offered at all, etc.). Check on school web sites to see what the current offerings are.
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