Mary Ellen Russell College Scholarship

Scholarship Description

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications:  1) Be a woman who will have completed 50% of the requirements toward college graduation in an engineering field at the time that the scholarship application is submitted;  2) Be accepted for enrollment in an ABET accredited engineering school in western Washington or Montana;  3) Be in a position to use the scholarship in the school year that the award is presented;  and 4) Be a U.S. citizen.

Mary Ellen Russell, a charter member of the PNW section of SWE, devoted her career to engineering and science.  She dedicated her life and energy to activities to the benefit of SWE, to geology, to outdoor activities and to the leadership of many young women and men who cherished their time with her.  Mary Ellen earned degrees in Mathematics and Geology at the University of Washington.  The recipient must have achieved at least a college level junior standing.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 1000

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Pacific Northwest Society of Women Engineers
P.O. BOX 1601 610 West Blaine Street
Bellevue, WA 98009

Contact Person: Rosie Pham

Phone: 425-418-8244