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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking applicants for four inaugural Northrup Grumman (NG) Undergraduate Scholarships positions starting in Spring 2024. These scholarships are made possible by the generous financial support from NG, with the objective of promoting research and education in the general areas of digital design and VLSI.

Applicants must desire a career at NG after graduation and will be given an opportunity to do an internship with NG over the Summer 2024 semester. The NG Undergraduate Research Scholars will be paired with active research faculty in the department and will have an opportunity to interact with the NG engineers and managers to prepare themselves for a career at the company. If you have any research or work experience in this general area, please make sure to highlight that in your application package.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American multinational aerospace and defense technology company. NG pioneer technologies and break new boundaries to protect and advance humanity. From deep sea to outer space to cyber space, NG engineers are defining possible at the edge of every frontier by exploring burgeoning research areas and creating revolutionary technology that will not only power the mission but also connect, advance and protect the U.S. and its allies. For more information on NG, please visit their website.


This position will last two semesters. The student chosen for this scholarship will be paid $20/hour for up to 20 hours a week and must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Declared undergraduate electrical or computer engineering major
  • Completed at least 30 credit hours
  • Cumulative UCF GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled at UCF for the Spring and Fall 2024 semesters
  • Available to work 20 hours per week

Eligible applicants are required to submit an essay describing your career goals. The essay should be 300 to 500 words and should also include any academic and non-academic accomplishments, personal characteristics, or experiences that make them uniquely worthy of this scholarship consideration.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and your essay to by Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 5 p.m. using your UCF email account. Please include a resume and essay as an attached PDF or Word document. The email subject line should read, “NG Scholarship – Your Last Name, Your First Name.” Only applicants who email both documents by the deadline will be considered. For more information, contact Ashley Duprat at