There are external and internal (Auburn) scholarships available for students.  External scholarships are pursued by students on their own; here is a link to get you started

There are three main sources of internal scholarships:  University, College, and Department Level.  All scholarships may be applied for through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM)

More information on each type of internal scholarship may be obtained through the links or information given below:

  1. University Scholarships:

  2. College of Engineering (COE) Scholarships:

  3. Department Scholarships: Thanks to the support of individuals, foundations, industry and government, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has a number of scholarship opportunities available for students. Most of these scholarships are for current students in the major, but a few are available for freshmen who have declared pre-Industrial Engineering as their major (Comer and Parke). Scholarships are usually awarded for the academic year and selections are made based on academic performance evaluated at the end of Fall semester. Application for all department scholarships is made through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) .

The university requires students to maintain a 3.0 GPA to hold a scholarship. Some of our scholarships require a higher GPA and some require financial need as evidenced by the FAFSA. We have to respect the wishes of the donors in awarding scholarships.

The table below lists the scholarships available.  

Scholarship Name


Accenture Scholarship Endowment In Industrial and Systems Engineering

Current ISE Student.

Dr. Brian J. Carnahan Memorial Endowment For Scholarships In The Auburn University Foundation For the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Current ISE Student with interest in Safety and/or Ergonomics.

The Comer Foundation Scholarship In The College of Engineering Auburn University

Incoming freshman from the state of Alabama.

Tim Cook Annual Leadership Scholarship

Current ISE student actively involved in extra-curricular activities along with academic excellence.

Brigadier General Robert L. And Barbara Davis Endowed Scholarship In The Samuel Ginn College Of Engineering

Current ISE student in ROTC or with prior military service.

Joe W. Forehand Endowment For Leadership Scholarships In The Department Of Industrial And Systems Engineering Within The Samuel Ginn College Of Engineering

Current ISE student with strong evidence of leadership qualities and university and/or community involvement.

David William Howard IV Scholarship In Industrial Engineering

Current ISE student.

Industrial and Systems Engineering General Scholarship

Current ISE student.

Donald J. Parke/FPL Scholarship Endowment

Incoming freshman or current ISE student from the state of Florida.

Stacy Family Annual Scholarship

Current ISE student.

Herbert Knox Payne, Jr. Endowment For Scholarships In The College Of Engineering

Preference given to students from the Anniston-Calhoun County, Alabama area and those students demonstrating financial need.

Carl A. Register Endowed Scholarship

Incoming freshman with a declared major in ISE. The resident of Alabama or Texas. Have the ACT score and high school GPA to qualify for a Spirit of Auburn Founders or Academic Heritage Scholarship.

Carol Strom and JT. Black endowed Scholarship

Current or incoming ISE student. Identified as a Spirit of Auburn Scholarship recipient.

Mabon E. Pugh Endowed Scholarship

Current ISE student.

Shivers/Walker Endowed Scholarship

Junior in ISE. Preference to students from Alexander City, Tallapoosa or Coosa County.

Traynor Family Endowed Scholarship

Current ISE student.


For additional information about Engineering scholarships contact:

Branden Farmer
Coordinator II, Student Services

Office: 3320 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-3761

Jessica Taylor
Director of Recruiting and Scholarships

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Last Updated: 5/15/20 4:09 PM