Share The John J. McKetta Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to a chemical engineering undergraduate student (incoming junior or senior only), planning a career in the chemical engineering process industries (CPI). AIChE would like to give a special recognition to the Cameron Family for their contribution to the John J. McKetta Scholarship. Cameron Family Recognition Deadline: June 15, 2019Award Administrator(s): AIChEAward Sponsors: The Dekker FoundationAward: A certificate and $5,000. Presentation: The scholarship will be formally presented during the Student Awards Ceremony at the Annual Student Conference.Instructions: 2019 Rules, Criteria and Submission Requirements Applicants must be AIChE student members at the time of the nomination and be entering their junior or senior of a 4 year program in Chemical Engineering or equivalent for a 5 year co-op program. Selection of winners will be based on the following criteria: The applicant’s academic record, minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0. The applicant’s leadership and participation in either the school’s AIChE student chapter or other university sponsored campus activity outlined in his/her leadership activities essay. Applicant’s career goals in the chemical engineering process industries as outlined in his/her career essay. Only students attending ABET accredited schools in the U.S, Canada, and Mexico* are eligible. Limited to one nomination per AIChE Student Chapter per year. Awardees will be notified by October 1, 2019 and required to provide tax informaton (Social Security Number for U.S. residents) in order to receive payment. Award prize must be claimed by December 31, 2019. *Preference will be given to Mexican universities participating in ABET’s Equivalent Education Program Instructions for submitting an application A complete application for the 2019-2020 AIChE John J. McKetta Undergraduate Scholarship Award must contain a copy of each of the following items (each letter should contain an original signature to be scanned and uploaded). All applications are submitted online. From the student: A completed application submitted online. A maximum three page (750 word) essay outlining the applicant's career goals in the Chemical Engineering process industries. It is preferred/ strongly encouraged that the nominee describe his/her leadership activities in either the schools AIChE Student Chapter or other university sponsored campus activity. From the college: A minimum of two letters of recommendation (in English). One nomination letter must be from the AIChE student chapter advisor, and the other from either a department faculty or technical work supervisor (internship or REU supervisor). Official copy of student transcript sent (by the school) to AIChE. It's important to read, and understand the above Rules, Criteria and Submission Requirements before submitting your application for this award. It is also recommended that you prepare your answers and have your supporting documents ready in advance of completing the online application (answers and supporting documents cannot be saved within the application before submission). Incomplete or unqualified applications will not be accepted. Go to Application Form Award Winners Sarah Desharnais Oklahoma State University 2018 Rachel Scroggins North Carolina State University 2017 Margaret Covello University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2016 Kate Sciamanna Colorado School of Mines 2015 Austin Tackaberry Purdue University 2014 Kati Johnson South Dakota School of Mines & Technology 2013 Taylor Roundtree Georgia Institute of Technology 2012 Peter Ries 2011 Mason Risley 2010 Jonathan Lo 2009 Related Content: Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Awards The Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each are awarded to chemical engineering students for their outstanding academic achievement and involvement in student chapter activities. Minority Affairs Committee's Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected AIChE undergraduate student members annually. Applicants shall be required to be undergraduates in chemical engineering during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering.