Q: Who can apply for a scholarship?
A: Students who are U.S. Citizens majoring in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering; physics; or precision machining.
Q: What college or universities are accepted?
A: Most U.S. colleges and universities are accepted.
Q: When do I have to have the application submitted?
A: You need to have your application and the results of your Mechanical Test submitted by February 15th of each year
Q: How do I take the Mechanical Test?
The Mechanical Test is proctored by the school you are attending or by previous arrangements by The Dearborn Foundation.
Q: When will I know whether or not I have received a scholarship?
A: The Board of Directors of The Dearborn Foundation have their annual meeting the end of April. Students are notified by letter by the end of May.
Q: What happens after I receive a scholarship notification?
A: A letter of acceptance will be sent to you along with a “Letter of Understanding” that needs to be signed and returned. You will also need to provide a current 4” x 4’’photo, your school ID and the proper school address and department to send the check.
Q: Can I apply for a renewal scholarship?
Yes, as long as you maintain a 3.0 GPA and continue to pursue a degree in an approved engineering major or a precision machining degree.
Q: Why are the Microsoft Word applications macro enabled (.docm) files and do you offer non macro enabled (.docx) versions?
The application macro removes yellow highlighting from the fields for which data entry is required. We do have non-macro versions available if you have any difficulty downloading or using the macro version.
Q: How do I complete the application?
Click on an application link to download, save the file to your computer before editing, open in Microsoft Word, click "enable editing" and or "enable content"when prompted, fillout the form, & return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.