Current Scholarships

Permian Basin Scholarship for Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering

Deadline: March 31, 2018

High School, First-Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Mechanical, Petroleum


Contact:  Sherri Heiting

Award: Multiple at Up to $5,000

Award Date:  2018-2019, Renewable


  • Minimum 2.50 GPA.
  • Demonstrated capacity to succeed in academics
  • Expressed interest in pursuing a professional career in the field of petroleum or mechanical engineering
  • Students who originate from one of the following Texas counties: Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward & Winkler
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time at UT Austin
  • The scholarship must not exceed the student's need (for allowed expenses) and cannot be received by a student with a full athletic or academic scholarship


To apply, please visit the above URL, click on the link for Permian Basin Scholarship for Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering and download the application.


Completed application

Short essay about what prompted you to choose the petroleum or mechanical engineering field.

Copy of your high school transcript if you are an incoming freshman, or a college transcript if you are a current UT Austin student.

While the Reference Evaluation PDF is not required; information from references will be considered in scholarship selection.

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Scholarship Information

Contact Information

Phone: 512-475-6830
Office Location: EER 2.848

Mailing Address:
Engineering Scholarship Program
The University of Texas at Austin
2501 Speedway Stop C2108
Austin, Texas 78712-2108