Noble R. Patterson Scholarship

The Noble R. Patterson Scholarship, established by Noble R. Patterson through a gift to the SAE Foundation, provides academic financial support for students pursuing an engineering or science-related college degree. SAE will award one $5,000 scholarship each year.

  • U.S. Resident
  • Open to all applicants—freshman through senior pursuing an engineering or science-related degree through an ABET accredited program
  • 3.5 GPA and a combined SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above for high school applicants
  • 3.0 cumulative college GPA for upperclassmen.


  • One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded each year;
  • Scholarship may be renewed at $5,000/year but students must reapply each year
  • One letter of recommendation and an essay that outlines career interest are required
  • Recipient will be selected by the SAE Scholarship Committee and notified by the end of June.
  • This scholarship will be paid into your account at your selected university in July/August.
  • It can be used for tuition or any other incidental school expenses.

Application Deadline: March 15

Application Form

This scholarship is not renewable.