Engineering Scholarship Challenge

Mercer’s Engineering Scholarship Challenge is open to high school seniors and transfer students interested in pursuing a major in Mercer’s School of Engineering. While on campus, students will have the opportunity to earn scholarships, meet Engineering faculty and students, tour labs and facilities, and tour Mercer’s historic Macon campus.

Engineering Scholarship Challenge

COVID-19 UPDATE

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks will be required for all campus visitors while indoors, regardless of vaccination status. All campus visits are currently limited to one student and two guests per family, with no guests under the age of 12 permitted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring guests?

Absolutely! Each student may bring up to two guests. If another student is planning to attend with you, we ask that they register as well. No guests under the age of 12 will be permitted.

What should I wear?

You will be meeting engineering faculty as well as walking around campus throughout the day, so we recommend comfortable shoes and something dressy casual (Ex: jeans or khakis and a nice shirt or blouse). Since you will be inside and outside, we encourage you to check the weather before you come. Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks will be required for all campus visitors while indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

What kind of scholarships are awarded?

Students have the opportunity to increase their merit scholarship award, ranging up to full tuition. There are a limited number of full tuition scholarships. All scholarship awards are contingent upon admission to Mercer and renewable for four years of study in the School of Engineering.

When will I receive my scholarship results?

You can expect to receive results from the weekend within 3-4 weeks after the event. You will receive official notification via a mailed letter.

Does this scholarship stack on top of the one I’ve already received from Mercer?

If you receive a merit scholarship offer upon admittance to Mercer, this scholarship will replace it.

Will I get to meet faculty?

Yes! Throughout the day, you will interact with faculty and students, tour our engineering labs, and hear about current projects.

Will a meal be provided?

Yes! We will provide a complimentary lunch for you and your guests.

Where should I park?

Parking will vary for each event, so check your email leading up to the event for detailed parking information. Also, when you arrive on campus, our student staff will be in orange polos and will direct you to your parking destination.