Syed Saqib Hussain of Lahore, Pakistan, made a gift to establish the award.
The scholarship will be awarded to an international student who has completed at least one semester at Southeast. Preference will go to a female international student with financial need. Applicants must submit a one-page personal essay and have a 2.75 minimum grade point average.
Hussain grew up in Lahore and graduated with honors and academic distinction from Southeast in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology, mechanical and manufacturing systems option.