ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarships

Scholarship Description

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

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization ASHRAE, Inc.
1791 Tullie Circle, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact Person: Lois Benedict Scholarship Administrator

Phone: 404-636-8400

Fax: 404-321-5478