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ASHRAE has announced the recipients of 33 Society scholarships, totaling $166,000, for the 2019-2020 academic year.

“We are proud of the hard work and incredible determination of our 2019-20 scholarship recipients as they strive to achieve their academic goals,” says Samir Traboulsi, chair of the ASHRAE scholarship trustees. “One of the objectives of the ASHRAE Scholarship Program is to inspire the next generation of engineering professionals to work towards solving some of the world’s greatest HVAC&R challenges. We are pleased that this program is making such an impactful contribution to the future success of our industry.”

The most lucrative scholarships provided offer $10,000 in funds. Those scholarships are as follows:

Willis H. Carrier Scholarships

Phillip Preuss, mechanical engineering, Clemson University and Nathan German, architectural engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln at Omaha, are the recipients of a Willis H. Carrier Scholarship established by Carrier in memory of its founder, who installed the world’s first scientifically designed air-conditioning system. 

Reuben Trane Scholarships

Issac Golumbia, mechanical engineering, University of Victoria; Megan Bush, architectural engineering, North Carolina A&T State University and Ethan Engle, architectural engineering, Kansas State University are the recipients of a Reuben Trane Scholarship which is to be awarded over two years and was established by Trane in memory of its founder, an innovative engineer, inventor and business executive, who held 28 patents.

Over the course of 30 years ASHRAE has awarded over $2.25 million to over 460 students. Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 undergraduate engineering, technology, regional/chapter, and university-specific scholarships. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2019 

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