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5 Engineering Technology Scholarships – $5,000 - $10,000 each

Annual Application Deadline: December 1
Scholarships are awarded for the academic year following the application deadline beginning with the fall semester. Re-applications accepted from former scholarship applicants and recipients who meet current criteria.


Five one-year scholarships available to full-time undergraduate Engineering Technology students pursuing either a bachelor or an associate degree in a course of study that has traditionally been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession.  Qualified applicants must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30% and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • the institution has an active ASHRAE student branch on campus ASHRAE Student Branches
  • the program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) www.abet.org or the Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) www.pahrahvacr.org or
  • an agency outside the USA that is a signatory of The Sydney Accord

For a list of accredited programs or schools with an ASHRAE student branch or to join ASHRAE, click on the links provided above.  Contact Lois Benedict at lbenedict@ashrae.org or call 678-539-1120 (direct) with questions.

  • Gordon V. R. Holness Engineering Technology Scholarship (1) - $10,000
    Scholarship was established by Presidential Member, Gordon Holness, who served 2009-2010
  • Lynn G. Bellenger Engineering Technology Scholarship (1) - $5,000
    available to a qualified female undergraduate engineering technology student.  Scholarship was established in memory of ASHRAE’s first woman president who served 2010-2011.
  • Engineering Technology Scholarships (3) - $5,000 each

Instructions and Application

Applications and the following documents must be submitted on or before the application deadline:

  1. Official transcript of grades.  Transcript must be mailed in a separately sealed envelope.  Photocopies will not be accepted.
  2. Three signed letters of recommendation as follows: one from an instructor or faculty advisor, one from a current or past employer, and one from another character reference (other than a family member).  In the case of institutions with an ASHRAE student branch, a letter from the faculty advisor of that branch may be one of the letters of recommendation.