Minority Affairs Committee's Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen

The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected incoming college freshman annually. Applicants shall be required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander.

Applicants must plan to enroll during the current academic year in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree. Students are encouraged to choose classes leading to a degree in chemical engineering. While students admitted for science and engineering degrees are encouraged to apply for this scholarship, preference will be given to students admitted into chemical engineering degree programs.

Deadline: 
July 1, 2017
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

A one-time award of $1,000 per student. Approximately 10 scholarships are presented annually.

Presentation: 
Students are recognized at the Annual Student Conference Awards Ceremony each year.
Instructions: 

Application process for the 2017-2018 scholarship will begin in early spring 2017. Applictaion and instructions will be posted at that time.

Award Winners

Aranza Barreda
University of Kansas
2016
Drew Carrillo-McGoldrick
Texas A&M University
2016
Widchard Faustin
Drexel University
2016
Nathan Garcia
University of Florida
2016
Amanda Hernandez
University of California, Berkeley
2016
Cameron Lavergne
Trinity University
2016
Malik Lyder
Kennesaw State University
2016
Daniel Medina
Baylor University
2016
Camryn Purdom
Whittier College
2016
Tyson-Jay Saena
Harvey Mudd College
2016
Minela Silva
UC Irvine
2016
Sara Taha
Long Island University-Brooklyn
2016
Rolando Tyler
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
2016
LaMiah Tysinger
North Carolina A&T State University
2016
Zyheir Williams
Rutgers University
2016
Kaleigh Wingate
Wake Forest University
2016
Chloe Winter
California Baptist University
2016
Kaelin Washington-Blair
South Dakota School of Mines & Techonolgy
2015