YSU DEEP-C Scholarship Application

Information on How to Apply

The Developing and Encouraging Engineering Professionals—Commuters (DEEP-C) scholarship program will offer scholarships on average of $5,200 to first-time students pursuing engineering degrees at Youngstown State University. The scholarships are renewable for up to four years. Along with scholarships, recipients will be part of a cohort that participates in programming concentrated in the areas of community building, mentoring, professional and leadership skill development to promote student success.

Priority Deadline: December 1

Standard Deadline: February 1

Applications will be accepted until all scholarships are awarded.

To apply you must meet and complete the following:

  • U.S. citizen/Permanent resident/National/Refugee
  • High School GPA >3.0
  • Accepted to YSU STEM College with plans to major in engineering
  • Completed FAFSA and Pell Eligible
  • Mathematics placement into Calculus (via ACT/SAT or CCP credit) OR placement into Pre-Calculus (Math 1513) through the ALEKS placement test by June 30th
  • Written statement from student describing overall interest in engineering and which discipline they are leaning towards (Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical)
  • Submission of a recommendation letter from high school teacher
  • Evidence of extracurricular/leadership activities
  • Completed application with signatures from parent/guardian
  • Preference will be given to those planning on commuting to YSU from home

YSU DEEP-C Application Form