Awards and Scholarships

The UMN ISyE Department offers a continually expanding offering of financial support based on merit. Please check back to this page often to see what new opportunities have been added.

ISyE Community Scholarship

Number of awards available in 2021: 2
Amount of each award: $2,000

The ISyE Community Scholarship recognizes students whose actions help create a more diverse and inclusive environment in the department and pave the way for broader representation in Industrial Engineering and, more generally, in STEM-related fields.

Each recipient will receive $2,000, which will be awarded in the Fall semester.

Preference will be given to students who will enhance the diversity of the student body as described by the University. In evaluating student-body diversity, after the eligible pool of candidates are selected, an additional consideration (plus factor) will be given for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students if they are underrepresented at the University or in the applicable degrees or programs at the time of the award.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be in the ISyE Major.
  • Minimum GPA 2.0.
  • Will be enrolled as a University of Minnesota undergraduate student in the Fall 2021 semester.

Applications must be submitted by April 23, 2021.


MinneAnalytics Scholarship

Number of awards available in 2021: 1
Amount of each award: $1,000

Funding for this award is provided by MinneAnalytics. MinneAnalytics is a nonprofit organization serving the data science and emerging technology community in Minnesota, the Upper Midwest, and beyond by providing accessible, authentic, and engaging events. They facilitate the sharing of knowledge and ideas among analytics professionals across business, technology, and decision science through our industry-specific conferences and educational events.

The MinneAnalytics Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is passionate about a career in analytics or data science (regardless of major) and has demonstrated a commitment to community engagement.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Will be enrolled as a University of Minnesota undergraduate student in the Fall 2021 semester.

Applications must be submitted by April 23, 2021.