Scholarship Opportunities and Competitions

Need something good for your resume? Here are some great opportunities that you can take advantage of:


Philadelphia SWE

The Philadelphia SWE section awards several scholarships. See their website for more information.

National SWE Scholarships:

After becoming a national SWE member, you can apply for over 200 scholarships through one application. Visit National SWE Scholarships website for more information about the many opportunities and how to apply. Please note the application for freshman will be available March 1, 2014 to May 15, 2014.

Discovering Engineering

You can also check out Discovering Engineering in Greater Philadelphia website for a database of internships and scholarships!

Competitions App Challenge! is challenging developers, designers, and technologists to revolutionize the local delivery experience with the world’s first open API in the online delivery space. Give consumers the ability to search for and discover a variety of neighborhood businesses, including local restaurants, liquor stores, and laundries & dry cleaners.
Create a new app or update an existing one using’s API to receive a percentage of revenue from every order placed through your app.
Applications will be judged by a star-studded panel that features leaders from, Facebook, Groupon, The Daily Meal, and multiple venture capital firms.
Accepted platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, mobile web, PlayStation, Xbox, Google Glass, or any hardware technology that includes a software component.
Register now.

Dual Screen App Challenge:

Silicon Image — the company behind leading HD connectivity standards such as HDMI®, MHL®, and WirelessHD® — is challenging developers & designers to build dual-screen Android games & apps in one of the following categories:
1.) Games,
2.) Productivity, or
3) Entertainment/Other.
Applications will be judged by tech experts and innovators from Google, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Sony Mobile, Application Developers Alliance, CommonsWare, and more.
Register now!

More Resources will be updated as and when they come so make sure you check back!