Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence

Due Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence, established by Dan and Vicky Hancock, provides financial support for students pursuing college degrees in the field of mechanical engineering. A Kettering graduate, Dan enjoyed a 43-year automotive engineering career at General Motors where he served as Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances. In 2011, Dan was elected to the National Academy of Engineering - one of the highest honors an engineer can receive. Dan and Vicky believe strongly in helping others and giving back to the community through their many philanthropic and volunteer activities.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. Resident
  • Open to all applicants - freshman through senior
  • Required major: mechanical engineering
  • GPA requirements: 3.5 for high school applicants and a 3.0 cumulative college GPA for upperclassmen
  • SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above
  • Required documents include:
  1. official high school transcript and/or college transcripts;
  2. SAT/ACT scores;
  3. completed FAFSA form;
  4. two letters of recommendation - one from an advisor of a related extracurricular activity;
  5. an essay that outlines financial need and career interest

Other: preference given to Kettering University students; participation in extracurricular activities relating to academic degree or career intent (such as, but not limited to, CDS projects) that indicates leadership potential

Terms of Scholarship: One scholarship will be awarded each year for $5,500. Students will be eligible to receive the scholarship for multiple years but the student must reapply each year and be selected by the SAE Scholarship Committee.

For more information and to appy, visit: https://sae.awardspring.com.  On-line applications are due by March 15, 2018

Intended For: 
Seniors Only