F&P Division Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Fuels and Petrochemicals Division of AICHE (F&PD) is pleased to sponsor two $1,000 one-time awards to exemplary high school seniors who plan on studying engineering or science. F&PD is committed to introducing high school students to careers in Fuels & Petrochemicals through its programs, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.

Award:  Two $1000 awards.

The award is presented at the Fuels and Petrochemicals Division Annual Award Luncheon at the AIChE Spring National Meeting.

Eligible applicants are graduating high school seniors with exemplary academic records and demonstrated leadership potential. Eligible applicants must plan to attend an accredited four year university in the fall and plan to major in engineering or science. Applicants must be sponsored by a member of F&PD. Members can sponsor up to two applicants a year. College acceptance letters and proof of registration must be presented to F&PD’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.

Application Package:

Application Form- Complete and signed application.
Transcript- Official copy of applicant’s high school transcript(s).
Essay- Applicant must submit an original, typed, single-sided, double-spaced essay which discusses a current event in regards to Fuels & Petrochemicals Industry and shares the applicant’s thoughts (i.e. gas prices, alternative fuel sources, carbon credits, plant safety, ethanol, etc.) Essays should be no more than 1000 words in length.
Letter of Reference- Applicant must submit one letter of reference from a high school or community leader which discusses the applicant’s scholastic ability, character and/or leadership characteristics.
Sponsorship Letter – Applicants must submit a sponsorship letter from a practicing engineer or scientist. The letter should state why this applicant is being sponsored.

Mailing Instructions:

All materials must be mailed in one envelope or package, and be postmarked before January 31. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Address to:

Fuels & Petrochemicals Division of AICHE
Attn: Scholarship Panel/Ian M. Glasgow
16001 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084
Or, as an alternative, you may also submit all materials via email to

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award:

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Fuels & Petrochemicals Division of AICHE 16001 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084

Contact Person: