The College of Science and Engineering offers several scholarship opportunities to incoming and current students. Many scholarships are offered in addition to financial aid you may be receiving through the Seattle University.

Bannan Scholarship

The Thomas J. Bannan Scholarship Program for Seattle University Science and Engineering students awards scholarships to both current and new transfer students, who have junior or senior standing in the fall of the award year. A Bannan scholarship is a merit award of $6,000 per year.

Initial award criteria for the scholarship includes having a Junior or Senior standing by Fall 2018 as a continuing student or new transfer student, and a GPA of 3.5 or higher for previous college-level work.

For juniors, this is a two-year award subject to academic performance demonstrated by maintaining a GPA of 3.0 and active participation in the Bannan Scholar Enrichment Program. This program includes service, scholarly, and social activities, as well as opportunities to compete for one of several Bannan Scholar summer research stipends. Students cannot receive funding from Sperry Goodman and Bannan Scholarships simultaneously.

Bannan Application Deadlines for 2018-2019 Scholarships:

  • Continuing Students - February 16, 2018
  • Transfer Students* - May 18, 2018

* New transfer students transferring to Seattle University in winter quarter 2018 or later

Total financial aid awards cannot exceed tuition.

More Information Online Application Student Release Form

Sperry Goodman Scholarship

The Sperry Goodman Endowed Scholarship was established with a one million dollar gift from the estate of Sperry Goodman in 1999. The scholarship is for College of Science and Engineering incoming freshmen majoring in Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, or an Engineering discipline. Preference is given to students with financial need. A Sperry Goodman scholarship is an award of $5,000 per year.

Sperry Goodman earned his master's degree in electrical engineering from Seattle University in 1969. Following graduation, Goodman worked for the Boeing Company, where he made significant and groundbreaking contributions in electrical engineering.

This scholarship is renewable for a second year provided recipients maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA in one of the above majors.

The application deadline is May 21, 2018.

Total financial aid awards cannot exceed tuition.

Online Application

Additional Seattle University Scholarships

External Scholarships

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. The amount of funding that selected students will be eligible to receive each year varies based on the number of credits they have completed. Applicant must be a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore at the time of application with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale).

Award recipient must be a Washington state resident and have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state high school or institution by June of the year they apply to college, be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in a STEM field or health care, and be working toward a first bachelor's degree, (i.e. four-year degree) as a full-time college student at an eligible Washington state college or university.

See: https://waopportunityscholarship.org/scholarship-supports/scholarship/new-applicants/2018-2019-scholarship-application/  The 2018-2019 WSOS scholarship application process opens January 2, 2018. The deadline for the scholarship application is February 28, 2018.