ATLANTA — Twenty-five students are receiving nearly $130,000 in financial assistance for the 2014-2015 school year courtesy of ASHRAE’s scholarship program. Hannah Littman, Georgia Institute of Technology; Alex Gasper, North Carolina State University; and Hunter Bachman, University of Delaware, received the Reuben Trane Scholarship. The scholarship grants $10,000 to students over a period of two years and was established by Trane in memory of its founder, an innovative engineer, inventor, and business executive.

Emmett Konrad, Iowa State University, and Elena Stutzer, University of Alaska, received the Willis H. Carrier Scholarship, a one-year award worth $10,000. The scholarship was established by the Carrier Corp. in memory of its founder, who installed the world’s first scientifically designed air conditioning system. Katelyn Stenger, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Courtney Hart, Vermont Technical College; Garth Grunerud, Lakehead University; Harrison Gray, University of Nevada; Keshavan Kope, University of California; Arkasama Bandyopadhyay, Oklahoma State University; and Nicole Barber, University of Regina, received one-year scholarships worth $5,000.

Bayu Demerci, Pennsylvania State University; Lauriana Cojocaru, Bob Jones University; Matthew Hamilton, University of Wisconsin; Michelle Shadpour, University of Southern California; Andrew Nagus, University of Illinois; Jonathan Hankenhof, University of Cincinnati; Rezaei Someyeh, University of Tulsa; Anthony Taylor, Tennessee Technological University; Yash Palawat, University of Pittsburgh; and Nicholas Guetterman, Southern Illinois University, received one-year scholarships worth $3,000. High School Senior Scholarships were awarded to Chelsea Galera, Virginia Tech; Vincent Recco, Pennsylvania State University; Vasilis Schindle, University of Manitoba; and Lance Evans, Wenatchee Valley Community College. The awards honor freshmen entering engineering or engineering-technology programs. Over the course of 26 years, ASHRAE has awarded more than $1.4 million to more than 300 undergraduate and graduate students. For more information on ASHRAE scholarships, visit Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 undergraduate, regional/chapter, and university-specific scholarships. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2014.

Publication date: 11/3/2014

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