Thursday, July 28, 2011

Educational scholorships in automation

Recipients of 2011 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships announced

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has proudly announced the winners of the 2011 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation, instrumentation, and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives.

ISA awarded a total of $30,500, which was distributed among students in two- and four-year colleges and universities, and to graduate students. The recipients are:

2-year programs

Daniel Dwinell - $1,000
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Fund

Heather Roberts - $1,000
Lee College, Baytown, Texas, USA
Life Members and Executive Board Endowment Funds

Nena Wilson - $1,000
Lee College, Baytown, Texas, USA
Executive Board and Daris and Gerald Wilbanks Endowment Funds

4-year programs
Michael Lopresti - $5,000
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
Chemical and Food and Pharmaceutical Division Scholarship Funds

Paul Aritra - $5,000
RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
Food and Pharmaceutical Division and Norman E. Huston Endowment Fund

Rajam Deepa Visivanathan - $2,000
NSS College of Engineering, Kerala, India
Norma E. Huston and General Education Endowment Funds

Ashley Wondergem - $2,000
Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA
Norman E. Huston Endowment Fund

Robert Benson - $2,000
A&T University, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
General Education Endowment Fund

Daniel Dwinell - $1,000
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Fund

Joshua Alfaro - $500
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
General Education Endowment Fund

Nimesh Manoharan - $500
Kamaraguru College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India
General Education Endowment Fund

Graduate programs

Naseeb Adnan - $2,000
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Paros-Digiquartz and General Education Endowment Funds

Mahdi Sharifzadeh - $2,000
Imperial College, London, England
Paros-Digiquartz and Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Funds

Ruben Gonzalez - $1,500
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Paros-Digiquartz Endowment Fund

District 3 scholarship
Guillaume Batungwanayo - $500
Portsmouth University, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

District 5 scholarship
Ashley Wondergem
Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA

District 7 scholarship
Sherrie Lehman - $2,300
Lee College, Baytown, Texas, USA

District 8 scholarship
Daniel Dwinell
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

District 9 scholarship
John Carley - $400
Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

District 11 scholarship

Cristino Castro - $400
California State University - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

District 12 scholarship
Alexey Tirtichny - $1,500
St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russia

These ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are presented annually by the global Society.

Some individual Sections also award scholarships or bursuries in their local areas.

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