Undergraduate Scholarships

Agnes Malakate Kezios Scholarship

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be an ASME student member in good standing at the time of application, enrolled in an ABET accredited mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Agnes Malakate Kezios.

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Allen J. Baldwin Scholarship

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Allen J. Baldwin who was an active member of the ASME Auxiliary's Minnesota Section.

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Allen Rhodes Memorial Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $2,000

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior or senior year. Global

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled at a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession. Preference given to deserving students enrolled at Villanova University.

Locations: Preference to student enrolled at Villanova University.

Scholarship Description
In memory of Allen Rhodes, who was the youngest president of ASME and a former chair of The ASME Foundation. The ASME Foundation is funding one ASME Foundation Scholarship to fund an Allen Rhodes Memorial Scholarship each year to help a mechanical engineering student, who has a specific interest in the oil and gas industry.

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American Electric Power Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $4,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering or related baccalaureate program. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Locations: Preference is given to students who demonstrate an interest in power engineering or who reside or attend school in the American Electric Power service areas of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Scholarship Description
This scholarship fund was established by a generous endowment from American Electric Power.

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ASME Foundation Hanley Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $4,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering or related baccalaureate program. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Locations: Preference is given to students who demonstrate an interest in power engineering or who reside or attend school in the American Electric Power service areas of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Scholarship Description
This scholarship fund was established by a generous endowment from American Electric Power.

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ASME IGTI Gas & Turbomachinery Scholarship

# of awards available: approximately 20

$ Amount: $2,000 per year

Student Status: for undergraduate or graduate students taking at least one course on Gas and/or Turbomachinery.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Scholarship Description
ASME International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) has a long and proud history of providing scholarships to students who show promise for their future profession in the turbomachinery field. The goal is to attract young talent to the profession and reward their commitment, favoring their upcoming enrollment and active participation.

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ASME Nuclear Engineering Division (NED) Scholarship

# of awards available: Up to 3 awards

$ Amount: $5,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year. Global

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a nuclear engineering or mechanical engineering baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, integrity, leadership, financial need, and potential contribution to the nuclear engineering profession.

Scholarship Description
ASME will award annually three scholarships to ASME Student Members who demonstrate a particular interest in Nuclear Engineering as defined by the NED as the design, analysis, development, testing, operation and maintenance of reactor systems and components, nuclear fusion, heat transport, nuclear fuels technology and radioactive waste.

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ASME Power Division Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior, or senior year of study.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering or related baccalaureate program. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need, scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Scholarship Description
ASME will award annually one scholarship to an ASME Student Member who demonstrates a special interest in the areas of fuels, combustion or the power industry.

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ASME Standards & Certifications (S&C) Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award, (Renewable up to max of 3 year), for multi-year study beginning in an early undergraduate year.

$ Amount: up to $10,000 per year

Student Status: for multi-year study beginning in an early undergraduate year. One year of post-graduate study may be allowed.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession. To be considered for this award the student must meet these additional requirements:

  • Minimum accumulated GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or international equivalent)
  • Letter of recommendation from ASME Student Section Advisor or Department Head/Chair
  • Continue in good academic standing with university

Scholarship Description
The S&C Memorial Scholarship fund was established in 2017 through the generous endowment of ASME Standards & Certifications and was created to memorialize volunteers and staff members who have devoted their careers to the development and promulgation of ASME Standards and Certification programs.

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ASME/SHPE Undergraduate Scholarship for a Hispanic Engineer

# of awards available: 2 awards, one for an Undergraduate and one for a Graduate student

$ Amount: $5,000

Student Status: for study in the upcoming academic year

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate or graduate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of leadership, scholastic ability, demonstrated financial need, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

  • Must be a member of both ASME and SHPE (Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers)
  • Demonstrated volunteer work to benefit others through at least one of the two societies, highly desirable
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum accumulated GPA of 2.75
  • Students must study in the U.S.

Scholarship Description
The scholarship was established in 2014 and is funded through the ASME Foundation by both ASME and SHPE

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Berna Lou Cartwright Scholarship

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Berna Lou Cartwright who was an active member of the ASME Auxiliary's Los Angeles Section.

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Carolyn and James M. Chenoweth Scholarship

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor James M. and Carolyn M. Chenoweth by their daughter Cynthia Pool.

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Charles B. Scharp Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the final (senior) year of undergraduate study. *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year.

Scholarship Description
This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Charles B. Scharp.

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Frank & Dorothy Miller Scholarships

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $2,000

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program in the US, and North American residents and U.S. Citizens. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of character, integrity, leadership, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Locations: Applicants must study in the US

Scholarship Description
Through the generosity of Frank William Miller and Dorothy Given Miller, a scholarship fund was established in 1993. Frank Miller, P.E., ASME Fellow, Life Member, was vice-president 1951-1952. Dorothy Miller, Life Member, served the ASME Auxiliary as President 1951-52.

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F.W. "Beich" Beichley Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year of study.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program in the US. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of character, integrity, leadership, scholastic ability, potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession and financial need.

Locations: Applicants must study in the US.

Scholarship Description
In memory of F.W. "Beich" Beichley, former ASME Region IX Vice President and Field Services Director for the Western Regional Office director of ASME International, a scholarship fund was established in 1996.

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Garland Duncan Scholarships

# of awards available: Up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $5,000

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior or senior year or graduate study. Global

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of leadership, scholastic ability, potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession and financial need.

Scholarship Description
In memory of Garland Duncan, former Chairman of the Palm Beach Section, Region XI Professional Development Chairman, member of the National Nominating Committee and Church Medal recipient, a scholarship fund was established in 1993.

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Irma and Robert Bennett Scholarships

# of awards available: Up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Irma and Robert Bennett who were active members of the ASME Auxiliary.

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John & Elsa Gracik Scholarships

# of awards available: up to 10 awards

$ Amount: $2,500

Student Status: For study in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year.

Requirements: Applicants must be a US Citizen and enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program in the US. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, demonstrated financial need, character, leadership and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Locations: Applicants must study in the US

Scholarship Description
Through the generosity of John W. Gracik, Life Member of ASME, a scholarship fund was established in 1992 in honor of his parents, John and Elsa.

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John Rice Memorial Scholarship ASME Metropolitan Section

# of awards available: 1 award, amount determined annually

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year. Global student studying in the US.

Requirements: ASME will award annually one scholarship to an ASME Student Member attending a school within the area covered by the ASME Met Section (New York area). Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering baccalaureate program in good standing at one of the following colleges or universities:

  • City College / CUNY
  • College of Staten Island
  • Columbia University
  • Cooper Union
  • Manhattan College
  • NYC Technology College of City University / New York, NY
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University / Brooklyn, NY
  • SUNY/ Maritime College

The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, integrity, leadership, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

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Kenneth Andrew Roe Scholar

# of awards available: 1

$ Amount: $13,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited or substantially equivalent mechanical engineering baccalaureate program in the United States.

Locations: for U.S. citizens and North American residents

Scholarship Description
For U.S. citizens and North American residents, this award is based on scholastic ability, character, integrity, leadership, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession. Applicants must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited or substantially equivalent mechanical engineering baccalaureate program in the United States.

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Melvin R. Green Scholarships

# of awards available: Up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $4,000

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior or senior year or graduate study. Global

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of leadership, scholastic ability, potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession and financial need.

Scholarship Description
In memory of Melvin R. Green, former Deputy Executive Director of ASME, a scholarship fund was established in 1996.

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Marcus N. Bressler Memorial Scholarships

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $2,500

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year. Global

Requirements: The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, demonstrated leadership qualities, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Scholarship Description
The Marcus N. Bressler Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of a life-long member of ASME, and a leader in the field who made incredible contributions to ASME Nuclear Standards and Certification programs for 50 years, primarily through the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes.

ASME Foundation is funding one Scholarship each year to help a mechanical engineering student who has interests in industries using and/or manufacturing pressure vessels or related components.

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Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the junior or senior year of study.

Requirements: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, and have a B average or above (3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale). Because the Kugle family has funded a Kugle Scholarship at the University of Texas at Arlington, students from that school are not eligible for this award.

Locations: ASME will award annually one scholarship to an ASME Student Member attending a public college or university in one of the states in District E (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming).

Scholarship Description
In memory of Dr. Stephen T. Kugle, former student section advisor at the University of Texas at Arlington, a scholarship fund was established by the Kugle family in 2003.

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Sylvia W. Farny Scholarship

# of awards available: up to 2 awards

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: *Five-year students must apply in their fourth year.

Requirements: Applicant must be a US Citizen and be enrolled in a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior.

Scholarship Description
For study in the final year of undergraduate study. This scholarship was made possible by the ASME Auxiliary to honor Sylvia W. Farny

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William J. & Marijane E. Adams, Jr. Scholarship

# of awards available: 1 award

$ Amount: $3,000

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior or senior year.

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability (minimum GPA 2.5), demonstrated interest in product development and design, and financial need.

Locations: Attending a college or university in California, Hawaii or Nevada and demonstrates a special interest in product development and design.

Scholarship Description
ASME will award annually one scholarship to an ASME Student Member attending a college or university in California, Hawaii or Nevada and demonstrates a special interest in product development and design.

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Willis F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

# of awards available: Up to 3 awards

$ Amount: $4,500

Student Status: for study in the sophomore, junior or senior year or graduate study. Global

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled at a mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Scholarship Description
The Willis F. Thompson Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to mechanical engineering students, with a preference given to students who demonstrate an interest in advancing the field of power generation.

Mary Evans Stowell Thompson, a founding member of the ASME Foundation's Archimedes Club, bequeathed a scholarship fund ". . . in memory of my her late husband Willis who played a vital and instrumental role in the conception and development of the United Engineering Center in New York City, and in recognition of my late husband's his lifelong interest and services in many capacities to ASME."