Scholarships are awarded for the academic year following the application deadline and beginning with the fall semester.
Four one-year $3,000 scholarships available annually to college freshmen enrolled full-time in an undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering or engineering technology program leading to a bachelor degree in a course of study that traditionally has been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession. Applicants must be high school seniors who have been accepted into a pre-engineering, engineering, or engineering technology program at a post-secondary educational institution that meets at least one of the following criteria:
The institution hosts a recognized ASHRAE Student Branch
The program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or the Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) in the USA
The program is accredited by an equivalent agency outside the USA that is part of The Washington or Sydney Accord or has a signed Memorandum of Understanding with ABET.
Additional Criteria for High School Scholarships:
Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30% and submit the following, with application, postmarked on or before the annual application deadline of May 1:
Official transcript of high school grades
Letter of acceptance into an accredited pre-engineering, engineering or engineering technology program from a post-secondary institution that meets the criteria listed above.
Three letters of recommendation: one from an instructor or faculty advisor, a current or past employer, and another character reference.
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: 4
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 3,000
1791 Tullie Circle, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Contact Person: Lois Benedict Scholarship Administrator