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Lyles College of Engineering

E3 S-STEM Scholarship Program


About the E3 Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $2.5M grant to the Lyles College of Engineering to Enhance Engineering Education (E3); a Scholarship program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) meant to support the recruitment, retention, and graduation of high-achieving, students with unmet financial needs, who will be pursuing a BS degree in Civil Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering at Fresno State. Scholarships for 31 students are available for freshmen students starting in Fall 2024 and Fall 2025 for the duration of their studies, as long as they keep a GPA of 3.0.




Who Can Apply?

  • US nationals, permanent residents, or admitted refugees, who are incoming full-time freshmen pursuing a degree in engineering at Fresno State. 
  • Must have unmet financial need determined by FASFA.
  • Must have a GPA>3.6 and must have taken or planning to take precalculus in summer. OR: have a GPA>3.3 AND a completed AP calculus with B or better.


How To Apply?


Apply to one of the engineering majors before 11/30/2023.


Submit your scholarship interest form. Only submit once!

S-STEM Scholarship Interest Form


Submit your formal application for the scholarship. 


You will need to submit the following documents:

1) Your Resume (1 page). Please get help from your advisor if you don't have a resume.

2) Personal Statement (Essay). 

3) A Copy of your current high school transcript 

4) One letter of recommendation (from your teacher, counselor, coach, or internship mentor). If you do not know anyone who can give you a recommendation, please contact the program director at




 Females and underrepresented minorities are highly encouraged to apply.

For more information about the E3 S-STEM scholarship, contact Dr. Zoulikha Mouffak, the E3 S-STEM Program Director at


E3 S-STEM Program Benefits

  • Faculty & peer mentoring support,
  • Opportunities for undergraduate research,
  • Professional development, internships, and career support services.
  • Scholarship average amount: $11,000 per year to cover unmet financial needs.
  • Participation in seminars, projects, social events, student club networking, etc.