Scholarships

2017 - 2018


The following are the Scholarships available for 2017-2018:
  • INGEAL Scholarship for students members of Colombia Chapter. The US $ 150 scholarship is awarded based on the following requirements and for the academic semester following to the application deadline. The scholarship is announced during the ASHRAE Annual Meeting..

o    Enrollment of full-time in an engineering undergraduate program or recognized engineering / technology in Colombia. 

o   A Grade Point Average GPA of at least 3.5 on a scale where 5.0 is the maximum. 

o  Three recommendations, including one from a teacher or faculty advisor,. In case the institution has a student branch of ASHRAE, one of the faculty advisor of that branch, which is one of three recommendations.

o    complete  evaluation formsent it to the Chair of  Student Activities of the Colombia Chapter. 

o   Financial Aid.

o   Leadership ability (activities, leadership roles, community service, etc.).

o   Ethics at work (summer jobs, part-time jobs, etc.).

These are the new scholarships, which will be available for 2017-2018:

  • Gordon V.R. Holness Scholarship, named in honor of ASHRAE Presidential Member Holness, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, who served as president in 2009-10.
  • ASHRAE Central New York Chapter King-Traugott Scholarship, named in memory of Fritz Traugott, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, and Harry King, Life Member. King created the Air Conditioning Engineering Technology program at SUNY Canton in 1946 and helped orchestrate its tremendous growth until his retirement in 1983. After receiving his doctorate from Syracuse University, Traugott went on to become a guest lecturer and lifelong supporter of the University, sharing a vision for the motivation, inspiration, and education of young engineers, especially in energy conservation.
  • James R. Bullock Jr. Scholarship, named in honor of Bullock, P.E., Life Member, a longtime ASHRAE member who serves as president of Environmental Air Systems Inc.
  • Freshman Engineering Scholarship

The following are the ASHRAE’s scholarship assistance for 2017-2018:

  • Willis H. Carrier Scholarships: $10,000 each for one year The scholarship was established by the Carrier Corp. in memory of its founder, who installed the world’s first scientifically designed air-conditioning system.
  • Reuben Trane Scholarships: $10,000 each to be awarded over two years. The scholarship was established by the Trane Co. in memory of its founder, an innovative engineer, inventor and business executive.
  • Lynn G. Bellenger Engineering Scholarship: $5,000 for one year. The scholarship recognizes a female undergraduate engineering student and is named in memory of the Society’s first female president.
  • Lynn G. Bellenger Engineering Technology Scholarship: $5,000 for one year.  The scholarship recognizes female engineering technology students.
  • Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship: $5,000 for one year. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate engineering or architecture student attending an institution in ASHRAE Region IV, which covers North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. It is named for a former Region VI chair and regional director on the ASHRAE Board of Directors.
  • Frank M. Coda Scholarship: $5,000 for one year. The scholarship was created in memory of ASHRAE’s former executive vice president, who served from 1981-2004.
  • David C.J. Peters Scholarship: $5,000 for one year. The scholarship was created by Southland Industries to honor Peters, an advocate of recruiting quality.
  • Duane Hanson Scholarship: $5,000 for one year, Jordan Shefchik, University of Wisconsin-Madison, mechanical engineering.  The scholarship was established by Gayner Engineers and is named for the company’s former president.
  • Alwin B. Newton Scholarship: $5,000 for one year. The scholarship is named for an industry pioneer and ASHRAE Fellow who was granted 219 patents.
  • General Scholarships: $5,000 each for one year.
  • Legacy Scholarship: $5,000 for one year.
  • Bachelor Engineering Technology Scholarship: $5,000 each.
  • Associate Engineering Technology Scholarship: $5,000 for one year.

The following awards provide one-year $3,000 scholarships:

  • Minnesota Chapter Scholarship:  Matthew Hamilton, University of Wisconsin, mechanical engineering.
  • New Jersey Chapter Scholarship: Adel Njeim, City College of New York, mechanical engineering.
  • Henry Adams Scholarship: Smart Maduka, University of Lagos, mechanical engineering.  The scholarship was established by Henry Adams, Inc. in memory of its founder, a charter member and sixth president of ASHRAE’S predecessor society, ASHVE, established in 1899.
  • Region III Boggarm S. Setty Scholarship:   Andrew Brouwers, Pennsylvania State University, architectural engineering/mechanical engineering option.  This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate engineering student attending an institution within ASHRAE Region III, which covers Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. and is named after Setty, Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member.
  • Region VIII Scholarship:   Brandon Comisarenco, University of Texas, architectural engineering.  The scholarship is awarded to a student attending a school in ASHRAE Region VIII, which includes Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mexico and parts of Louisiana and Texas.
  • High School Senior Scholarships: Claire Feind, Texas A&M University, engineering; Rachel Hutzel, Purdue University, mechanical engineering technology; Brooke Bialas, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, mechanical engineering; and Morgan Kelley, Texas A&M University, engineering.  The scholarships are provided for high school seniors entering their freshman year of college in an engineering or engineering technology program.

For more information on ASHRAE scholarships, visit www.ashrae.org/scholarships. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 undergraduate, regional/chapter and university-specific scholarships. The deadline is December 1, 2016.


Scholarships accepting applications:

Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships
Now Accepting Applications, Deadline: December 1st

University-Specific Scholarships
Now Accepting Applications, Deadline: December 1st

Regional/Chapter Scholarships
Now Accepting Applications, Deadline: December 1st

Engineering Technology Scholarships 
Annual Application Deadline: May 1st

High School Senior Scholarships
Annual Application Deadline: May 1st

Freshman Engineering Scholarship
Annual Application Deadline: May 1st

  • Application and evaluation form

Submit only one application. You will be considered for each scholarship for which you qualify.

·       ASHRAE Scholarship Application

·       ASHRAE Scholarship Evaluation Form

Direct all questions and submit scholarship application, including all supporting documents to:

Lois Benedict
Scholarship Administrator
ASHRAE, Inc.
1791 Tullie Circle, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-636-8400
Fax: 404-321-5478
lbenedict@ashrae.org

Tips for ASHRAE Scholarship Applicants.

  • Become an ASHRAE student member. Though not required for scholarship eligibility, a student membership will provide you with valuable resources, opportunities, and connections that will help you in your chosen career path.
  • Read the application carefully and answer all questions completely and honestly.
  • Make sure you meet all the criteria.
  • Make sure you submit the application and all required documents on or before the applicable deadline.
  • Use proper English (correct grammar and spelling) when completing the application.
  • Make sure your application, if typed or handwritten, is NEAT and legible.
  • Submit a brief, non-required introductory cover letter.
  • Be clear and thorough when stating goals, financial need and answering essay questions..
  • Learn about the Society by contacting the nearest local ASHRAE chapter in your area and to find out if your school has a student branch on campus.