College of Engineering Scholarships

Below is a list of funds that have been established by generous donors to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Students do not apply to these scholarships individually. There is one single application that covers all of these awards depending on your classification. Please click on the appropriate link in the menu to the left in order to access the application that applies to you.

 

Walter Adams and Andrea Hatfield Memorial Scholarship

Established June 10, 1998 by Ronald and Setsuko Adams, joLexington, Kentucky, and Herbert and Sue Hatfield, Barboursville, West Virginia, parents, in memory of Walter Adams and Andrea Hatfield whose lives were cut short in a tragic highway accident while enrolled as students in materials engineering. The scholarship supports students in materials engineering.

Staley Adams-Steinmetz Scholarship

Established in 1984 by Thomas E. Jenkins, Louisville, Kentucky, a Charles P. Steinmetz Award recipient from the General Electric Company. The scholarship also honors Dr. Staley Adams, professor emeritus of civil engineering. Mr. Jenkins is a 1954 electrical engineering graduate.

The Allen Company, Inc. Scholarship

Established May 5, 1953 by the Allen Company, Inc., Winchester, Kentucky, to support the need for graduate engineers in the ever growing field of engineering.

Alltel Scholarship

Established October 14, 2002 by Alltel Communications, Lexington, Kentucky, to support sophomore level or above students majoring in computer science or a related field. The fund supports students who maintain a 3.0 GPA in core computer science courses and have demonstrated potential for academic success.

Ralph G. Anderson Scholarship

Established May 1, 1985 by Ralph G. Anderson, Cincinnati, Ohio, in support of academic excellence in the College of Engineering. Mr. Anderson is a 1950 mechanical engineering graduate.

Arch Mineral Corporation Scholarship

Established August 15, 1994 by Arch Mineral Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, to provide students the opportunity to continue their education in mining engineering.

Aristech Chemical Corporation Scholarship

Established June 9, 1998 by Aristech Chemical Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to support juniors and seniors majoring in chemical engineering.

Ashland Oil (Ashland Inc.) Scholarship

Established July 17, 1976 by Paul G. Blazer, Jr., Ashland, Kentucky, to reward academic excellence in the pursuit of an engineering degree.

Arkema Inc. Scholarship

Established in 2003, by Arkema Inc. (Atofina Chemicals, Inc.), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in conjunction with its plant in Calvert City, Kentucky, to provide annual scholarships to students who have achieved engineering standing and are enrolled in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Extended Campus Programs in Paducah.

James “Mike” Barron, Sr. Memorial Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established April 17, 2006 by Chester M. Thomas, Slaughters, Kentucky, in memory of his long time friend and colleague, James “Mike” Barron, Sr., who at the time of his sudden and on line pokies untimely death had worked in the coal industry for over 30 years. Mr. Thomas chose to memorialize Mr. Barron by assisting students pursuing a degree in mining engineering.

Samuel L. Bastin and Arthur L. Bastin Memorial Scholarship

Established June 20, 1985 by the estate of Pearl Bastin Herring as a memorial tribute to her father and brother. The scholarship supports students in mining engineering.

Henry T. Bewlay Scholarship

Established in 1979 by Mrs. Henry T. (Victoria T.) Bewlay, Akron, Ohio, to memorialize Mr. Bewlay, a 1901 mechanical engineering graduate, and to recognize academic excellence exhibited by students in electrical engineering.

David K. Blythe Scholarship

Established April 21, 1987 by Blythe Jamieson, Lexington, Kentucky, on behalf of friends and in honor of David K. Blythe, her father, at the time of his retirement from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Dean Blythe is a 1940 and 1948 civil engineering graduate and a former Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering and Associate Dean of the College of Engineering. The scholarship supports students in civil engineering.

Nicholas C. Boogher Scholarship

Established December 20, 1994 by Ruby Gault Boogher Duggan, Knoxville, Tennessee, in memory of Mr. Boogher, a 1936 civil engineering graduate. The fund supports sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in civil engineering and is based on merit without regard to other resources which may be available to the students or their parents.

Jerry T. Booher Scholarship

Established December 5, 1997 by the Lexington Coal Exchange, Lexington, Kentucky, in memory of Jerry T. Booher, a 1969 UK graduate, to support students from the colleges of business and engineering with an interest in careers in the coal industry.

Bottoms Engineering and Service, Inc. Scholarship

Established September 5, 2003 by Bottoms Engineering and Service, Inc., Frankfort, Kentucky, to support students from Central Kentucky within a 40-mile radius of Frankfort, Kentucky who are majoring in civil engineering.

John A. Brittain Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the estate of Mr. Brittain to provide financial assistance to “worthy students in the College of Engineering.” Mr. Brittain was a 1918 mechanical engineering graduate.

William T. Bryan Scholarship

Established October 18, 1994 by Mr. Bryan to support engineering students at the University of Kentucky. Mr. Bryan was a 1936 metallurgical engineering graduate.

Major General Timothy A. Byers U.S. Air Force Scholarship

Established in 2010, by the New York City Post of the Society of American Engineers in honor of Maj. Gen. Byers, to support students majoring in civil engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Maj. Gen. Byers is a 1981 civil engineering graduate.

Clyde S. Calvert, Sr., Rebecca Redmon Calvert, and Clyde S. Calvert, Jr. Scholarship

Established July 16, 1993 by Clyde Calvert, Jr., Nicholasville, Kentucky, to memorialize his mother and father. The scholarship supports students in mechanical engineering. Mr. Calvert was a 1943 mechanical engineering graduate.

James A. Caywood Memorial Scholarship

Established September 27, 2000 by Beverly Caywood Sweeny, Louisville, Kentucky, on behalf of family and friends in memory of Mr. Caywood, a 1944 civil engineering graduate. The scholarship supports juniors or seniors enrolled in civil engineering who have maintained a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated strong leadership skills through active participation in civic and professional organizations.Recipient – William Mattingly

Consol Inc. Scholarship

Established October 5, 1979 by Consol Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to enhance academic opportunities for students in mining engineering.

David C. Cowherd Memorial Scholarship

Established April 8, 2013, by the family of David Cowherd, as a tribute to his distinguished career in civil engineering. Mr. Cowherd was a 1961 and 1963 civil engineering graduate. Mr. Cowherd’s expertise was in dams, pipes, and foundations. He loved UK basketball. The fund shall award a scholarship annually to a junior or senior who is majoring in Civil Engineering and who maintains a 3.0 GPA.

John A. Creech, Jr. Scholarship

Established December 7, 1990 by John A. Creech, Jr., Naples, Florida, to support mining engineering students from eastern Kentucky. Mr. Creech is a 1940 mining engineering graduate.

George F. Crewe Undergraduate Scholarship

Established June 30, 1990 by the University of Kentucky Department of Chemical Engineering, Lexington, Kentucky, on behalf of alumni and faculty, in honor of George F. Crewe, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, upon his retirement from the University of Kentucky.

Richard Crouch Scholarship

Established January 6, 1992 by Richard Crouch, Overland Park, Kansas, to recognize students in the chemical engineering program. Mr. Crouch is a 1972 chemical engineering graduate.

Crowe Scholarship for Electrical Engineering

Established December 8, 2002 by Donald E. Crowe, Morris Plains, New Jersey to support juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in electrical engineering, who have been a resident of Kentucky for at least ten years and are graduates of a Kentucky high school.

William F. Dannecker Scholarship

Established August 25, 1997 by Alice C. Dannecker, Middletown, Ohio, in memory of Mr. Dannecker, a 1933 metallurgical engineering graduate. The scholarship provides support for students in good academic standing with need for financial assistance and an interest in materials engineering.

William N. and Ocie M. Downey Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Mrs. Downey’s estate for the benefit of students in civil engineering. Mr. Downey was a 1925 civil engineering graduate.

E.on

Undergraduate scholarships for juniors and seniors majoring in any field of engineering, but with interest in power and energy. Preference will be given to students who are already pursuing coursework or the proposed certificate program through the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK).

Bill Eads Memorial Scholarship

Established January 10, 1997 by David Zegeer, Lexington, Kentucky, in memory of Billy Frazier (Bill) Eads to support students in mining engineering who exemplify his leadership qualitites. Mr. Eads was a 1951 mining engineering graduate.

The Elkhorn Coal Corporation Scholarship

Established August 24, 1990 by The Elk Horn Coal Corporation, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, to provide scholarships for engineering students from Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Letcher, Magoffin, or Pike counties in eastern Kentucky.

Engineering Alumni Leadership Scholarship

Established December 14, 1984 by the Engineering Alumni Association of the University of Kentucky for students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and exceptional service to the College of Engineering, its students and faculty through service organizations.

Paul A. Faulkner Memorial Scholarship

Established September 3, 2000 by Margaret Leece Faulkner, Louisville, Kentucky, on behalf of friends and family in memory of Mr. Faulkner, a 1951 and 1956 civil engineering graduate. The scholarship supports students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school and are enrolled in civil engineering with a preference given to students majoring in construction engineering and management.

C. Michael Garver Scholarship

Established September 11, 2000 by C. Michael Garver, Houston, Texas, a 1960 mechanical engineering graduate, to support students who are enrolled in civil engineering, have demonstrated potential for academic success and may not be eligible for merit-only scholarships. Preference shall be given to construction engineering majors.

Gilbert Southern Scholarship

Established June 28, 2000 by Gilbert Southern Corp., Peachtree City, Georgia, to provide support to students who are civil engineering majors with a preference given to those pursuing a career in construction.

Robert Kinnaird Giovannoli Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the estate of Florence R. Giovannoli to provide scholarships for students in mechanical engineering. Mr. Giovannoli was a 1925 mechanical engineering graduate.

Dean James Hiram Graham Memorial Scholarship

Established to provide scholarship support for senior students in the College of Engineering. Dean Graham was a 1901 and 1903 civil engineering graduate and served as Dean of the College of Engineering from 1935 to 1946.

2nd Lieutenant Jeffrey C. Graham Memorial Scholarship

Established August 19, 2005 by Lee Anderson Carlisle, BSCE ’02 and MSCE 04, Winchester, Kentucky, on behalf of family and friends in memory of 2nd Lieutenant Jeffrey C. Graham. 2nd Lieutenant Graham lost his life in Iraq on February 19, 2004 when an improvised explosive device detonated seconds after he spotted it and warned his troops. His actions saved the lives of many men in his platoon. After his death, the military awarded Graham the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Jeffrey C. Graham a 2003 civil engineering major, graduated with honors.

A. Gayle Hamon Scholarship

Established December 15, 1994 by Georgia V. Hamon, Louisville, Kentucky, to be awarded to the student completing the freshman year in the College of Engineering at the top of the class. Colonel Hamon was a 1932 mechanical engineering graduate.

Robert Smiley Harp Memorial Scholarshipin Civil Engineering

Established March 7, 2001 by the estate of Mrs. Helen W. Harp in memory of her husband, Robert Smiley Harp. Mr. Harp was a 1929 civil engineering graduate.

J. M. Harper Memorial Engineering Scholarship

Established June 28, 1999 by Billy Harper, President, Harper Industries, Inc., Paducah, Kentucky, in memory of his father, J. M. “Bill” Harper, to support students enrolled in the UK College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah.

Professor Robert D. Hawkins Scholarship

Established May 5, 1972 by his daughters: Mrs. M. Hawkins Rush, Mrs. D. Hawkins Coblin and Mrs. B. Hawkins Pettus, all of Frankfort, Kentucky, as a lasting memorial to Professor Hawkins, a 1915 and 1921 mechanical engineering graduate. The scholarship provides needed financial assistance to students in mechanical engineering.

Hazelet and Erdal Scholarship

Established August 6, 1963 by Hazelet and Erdal Consulting Engineers, Louisville, Kentucky, to provide scholarship assistance to juniors and seniors enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering.

Buckner Hinkle, Sr. Scholarship

Established April 6, 1998 by Hinkle Contracting Corporation, Paris, Kentucky, to honor Mr. Hinkle’s contributions to the construction industry and to support students in civil engineering.

Sam Hite Memorial Scholarship

Established May 31, 1996 by Charles Hite, Lexington, Kentucky, on behalf of friends and colleagues, to honor Dr. Hite’s founding of the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering and his many years of service as a faculty member in the Department. The fund supports students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school.

Ernest E. Hollyfield Memorial Scholarship

Established May 3, 1981 by William Hale Evans and Margaret H. Evans, Lincoln, New Hampshire, in memory of Ernest E. Hollyfield, Mrs. Evans’ father, to be awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Mr. Hollyfield was a miner and held various administrative positions with the United Mine Workers of America.

Honeycutt Scholarship

Established March 3, 1995 by Paul W. Honeycutt, President of Honeycutt Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky. The scholarship is awarded to students in the civil engineering program who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

James Houchin Scholarship

Established July 12, 1995 by Eva Jane Houchin, Bethel, Ohio, in memory of Mr. Houchin, a 1961 civil engineering graduate to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in civil engineering.

Industrial Partners in Computer Science

This partnership between the Department of Computer Science and corporations serves to enhance the teaching and research component of the department. This year a portion of the support from Procter & Gamble Company is being used for undergraduate scholarships.

Margaret Ingels Scholarship

Established in 1972 by Miss Ingels’ estate to support women students in the College of Engineering. Margaret Ingels was a 1916 and 1920 graduate in mechanical engineering. She was the first woman to graduate from the College of Engineering and the first woman to receive a graduate degree in mechanical engineering in the world.

Robert B. and Helen P. Jewell Foundation Scholarship

Established December 31, 1986 by Robert B. and Helen P. Jewell, Lexington, Kentucky, to provide scholarship funds to enable deserving students to attend the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Mr. Jewell was a 1928 civil engineering graduate of Lehigh University.

Donald Jeffrey Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Established January 28, 1990 by Donald, Barbara, and Terry Johnson, Dayton, Ohio, in memory of their son and brother, Donald Jeffrey, who lost his life in a tragic highway accident while enrolled in the electrical engineering graduate program. The scholarship supports students in electrical engineering.

Joy Mining Machinery Scholarship

Established April 10, 2001 by Joy Mining Machinery, Houston, Pennsylvania, to support students majoring in mining engineering who are pursuing a career in underground mining

Larry M. and Clara M. Judy Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Established November 3, 2005 by Judy Construction Company, Cynthiana, Kentucky, to support students majoring in civil engineering with preference given to employees of Judy Construction Company and/or their descendants or graduates of a Kentucky High School with preference given to Harrison and contiguous counties. Mr. Judy, a BSCE ’61 graduate, is President of Judy Construction.

Carl and Jody Kelly Scholarship

Established July 7, 2003 by Carl and Jody Kelly, Potomac Falls, Virginia, to support students preferably from Grayson County, Kentucky who have achieved second year or above status, majoring in electrical engineering. Dr. Kelly is a 1961 electrical engineering graduate.

Keith and Avaline Koenig Award

Established June 25, 1984 by their children to honor their parents at the celebration of birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries. Mr. Koenig is a 1949 mechanical engineering graduate.

LLG Foundation Scholarship

Established June 21, 1990 by Laura Leibfried-Borne, Lance Reid, and Gretchen Bandy to provide scholarship support to a second year student in electrical engineering. Ms. Leibfried-Borne, Mr. Reid and Ms. Bandy are 1990 electrical engineering graduates.

Cy Layson Memorial Scholarship

Established August 15, 1997 by Margaret Branson Layson, Frankfort, Kentucky, and family and friends in memory of Cyrus S. Layson, a 1954 civil engineering graduate, to support civil engineering students at the University of Kentucky.

Willis F. and Betty M. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

Established August 5, 1988 by Francis R. Hammack, Acworth, Georgia, in deep appreciation to Willis and Betty Lewis for their friendship, and to provide financial assistance to students in mechanical engineering. Mr. Lewis is a 1949 mechanical engineering graduate.

Lexmark Minority Engineering Scholarship

Established April 21, 2000 by Lexmark International, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, to support African-American, Native American and Hispanic students majoring in mechanical, electrical, chemical/materials engineering or computer science who maintain a 2.8 GPA.

Henry Mason Lutes Scholarship

Established in 1980 by Mr. Lutes, a 1934 graduate in mechanical engineering, in support of academic excellence. His endowment also created an annual faculty award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

MCSI Scholarship

Established December 10, 2001 by MCSI, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, to support sophomore level or above students majoring in computer science or a related field. The fund supports students who maintain a 3.0 GPA in core computer science courses and have demonstrated potential for academic success.

Arthur R. Maddox Scholarship

Established December 15, 1998 by Ruth Maddox, Plymouth, Minnesota, in memory of her late husband, Arthur R. Maddox, to support junior or senior mechanical engineering majors who are Kentucky residents. Mr. Maddox was a 1954 and 1955 graduate in mechanical engineering.

Marathon Ashland Petroleum Catlettsburg Refining Minority Scholarship

Established October 16, 2000 in support of minority students enrolled in chemical or mechanical engineering

Massey Foundation Scholarship

Established April 26, 1978 by the Massey Foundation, Richmond, Virginia, in support of academic excellence in the Department of Mining Engineering.

Thomas B. May Memorial Scholarship

Established December 12, 2011, by Robert B., Jr. and Valerie L. May, Louisville, Ky., in memory of their son, Thomas B. May, a mechanical engineering junior who lost his life in an automobile accident on November 9, 2008. Mr. Robert May is a 1974 civil engineering graduate.

Christopher R. McCleary Scholarship

Established April 17, 2003 by Christopher R. McCleary, Severna, Maryland, to support students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school, are majoring in computer science or computer engineering and who maintain a 3.0 GPA. Mr. McCleary is a 1977 arts and sciences graduate.

Robert C. McDowell Scholarship

Established May 23, 1975 by Robert C. McDowell, Bath, Ohio, a 1935 and 1943 civil engineering graduate, to support engineering students who meet the academic requirements of the College.Recipient – Kristen Kay Kaufman

Mellon Eastern Kentucky Chemical Engineering Scholarship

Established January 23, 2006 by Frank A. Mellon, BSChE ’85, Elizabethtown, Kentucky to support students who demonstrate financial need, are majoring in chemical engineering and are graduates of high schools in Greenup, Boyd, Lewis, Mason, Floyd, Lawrence, Elliott, Carter, Rowan, Magoffin, Johnson, Morgan or Martin counties in Kentucky.

Jerry L. Mercer Scholarship

Established May 4, 1992 by heirs, friends and associates in Bedford, Indiana, in honor and memory of Jerry L. Mercer, a 1942 metallurgical engineering graduate, to provide schlarship support to students in the materials engineering program at the University of Kentucky.

Minova USA, Inc. Scholarship

Established August 3, 1992 by Minova USA, Inc. (Celtite Mining Division of Fosroc Inc.), Georgetown, Kentucky, to strengthen the UK mining engineering program through undergraduate scholarships.

Helen Murphy Scholarship

Established February 7, 2000 by Dr. William E. Murphy and Dr. Marie Petrites-Murphy, Paducah, Kentucky to honor Helen Murphy, the mother of Dr. William E. Murphy. The scholarship supports students who have achieved engineering standing and are enrolled in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah.

George T. and Tonny Murray Scholarship

Established October 29, 2001 by George T. and Tonny Murray, San Luis Obispo, California, to support students preferably from Lincoln County, Kentucky, who are chemical or materials engineering majors, demonstrate potential for academic success and financial need. Mr. Murray is a 1949 metallurgical engineering and materials science graduate.

North Carolina Coal Institute Scholarship

Established February 5, 1997 by North Carolina Coal Institute, Inc., Hendersonville, North Carolina, to strengthen the UK mining engineering program through annual scholarship support.

Norton-Steinmetz Scholarship

Established February 25, 1986 by Dave Norton, a Charles P. Steinmetz Award recipient from the General Electric Company, to provide scholarships to students in electrical engineering.

Ervin J. Nutter Memorial Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Established August 15, 2000 by Zoe Dell Nutter, Kenneth Nutter and Robert Nutter, Beaver Creek, Ohio in memory of Ervin J. Nutter, a 1943 mechanical engineering graduate, to support students majoring in mechanical engineering who demonstrate financial need.

Omega Chi Epsilon Scholarship

Established June 17, 1992 by Daniel C. Greer, Ashland, Kentucky, a 1967 chemical engineering graduate from Ashland, Kentucky, to support chemical engineering students ranked in the upper twenty percent of their class.

Richard C. Page, Jr. Scholarship

Established February 17, 2000 by Bettye Arnsparger Page, Lexington, Kentucky, in memory of Mr. Page, a 1956 graduate in civil engineering. The fund provides scholarship support to students who are civil engineering majors with preference given to students who have graduated from a Kentucky high school.

W. T. Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Established June 9, 1994 by MAPCO Coal, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma, in memory of Mr. W. T. Patterson and his influence on the mining industry in western Kentucky

PEIK

Full tuition scholarships for graduate students (MS program preferred) to participate in the Power and Energy Institute courses starting Fall 2010. This is open to currently graduating seniors and beginning University Scholars (BS/MS together) students. Scholarship requires enrollment in power and energy courses of the institute.

Margaret and George Peters Scholarship

Established September 3, 1991 by Raymond and Betty Preece, Indialantic, Florida, in memory of Mrs. Preece’s parents to support students in electrical engineering. Mrs. Preece is a 1947 and Mr. Preece is a 1948 electrical engineering graduate.

O.E. and Sally Philpot Scholarship

Established February 28, 2002 by O.E. and Sally Philpot, Nashville, Tennessee, to support students majoring in engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Mr. Philpot is a 1956 graduate in civil engineering.

Pi Tau Sigma Scholarship

Established November 26, 1990 by Spectronics, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Andrew F. Seybert, President, to provide merit scholarship support to students in mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky.

Stanley Pigman Engineering Scholarship

Established August 11, 1999 by L. Stanley Pigman, High Point, North Carolina, a 1981 mining engineering graduate, to support engineering students from selected counties in eastern Kentucky.

Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 Scholarship

Established October 21, 1998 by Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184, Paducah, Kentucky, to support students enrolled in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah.

Raymond Scholarship

Established August 14, 1994 by Oliver H., Jr. and Anne Hart Raymond, Raymond Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky, in support of undergraduate students in civil engineering. Mr. Raymond was a 1954 civil engineering graduate.

Major General Earnest O. Robbins, II U.S. Air Force Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the New York City Post of the Society of American Engineers in honor of Major General Robbins to support students majoring in engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Carol Anderson Robertson and Kenneth N. Robertson Endowed Scholarship

Established November 22, 1996 by Kenneth N. Robertson, Houston, Texas, a 1958 civil engineering graduate, in honor of his wife, Carol Anderson Robertson, in recognition and celebration of her November birthday. The scholarship supports civil, chemical and materials engineering students.

George Clark Rogers Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the estate of Mrs. Florence R. Giovannoli in memory of Mr. Rogers, a 1915 mining graduate, to provide scholarships for students in the metallurgical or mining engineering programs.

James L. Rose Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established March 11, 1992 by James L. Rose, Lexington, Kentucky, to promote and strengthen undergraduate mining education at the University of Kentucky.

Loring Glazier Roush Scholarship

Established April 12, 2004 by Rebecca Roush Kanach, Carmel, Indiana, in memory of her father, Loring Glazier Roush, BSME ’65. The scholarship supports students who are seniors majoring in mechanical engineering and who maintain a 3.3 GPA.

Donald R. Russell Scholarship

Established August 20, 1991 by Sonoco Products Company, Hartsville, South Carolina, in appreciation for Donald R. Russell’s many years of service to Sonoco Products Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Russell is a 1950 mining engineering graduate.

Secat Aluminum Scholarship

Established October 4, 2001 by Secat, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in the materials engineering program and have an interest in aluminum.

Oscar L. Shultz Scholarship in Engineering

Established April 22, 2002, by Oscar L. Shultz, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, to support students who have demonstrated potential for academic success. Mr. Shultz is a 1943 electrical engineering graduate.

Benjamin M. Smarr Scholarship

Established in 1972 by Mr. Smarr’s estate to provide scholarship support to engineering students from Bracken County, Kentucky. Mr. Smarr was a 1911 mechanical engineering graduate.

Southern Coals Scholarship

Established January 13, 1997 by Southern Coals Conference, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, to broaden and strengthen the UK mining engineering program through scholarship support.

D. Joseph Sparks Memorial Scholarship

Established March 20, 1998 by Alice Stevens Sparks, friends and associates in memory of D. Joseph (Joe) Sparks, Hebron, Kentucky, a 1958 civil engineering graduate. The fund provides scholarship support to students who are civil engineering majors studying construction management.

Thurston H. Strunk Scholarship

Established December 10, 1982 by Mrs. Kathleen M. Strunk, Bristol, Virginia, in memory of Thurston H. Strunk, a 1940 mining engineering graduate, to provide scholarship support to worthy and deserving students who are pursuing a career in the engineering profession.

Roy Swift Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Mr. Swift’s estate to support students in chemical and materials engineering. Mr. Swift retired as a Professor of Metallurgical Engineering in 1980.

Steven Allen Tharp Memorial Scholarship

Established August 7, 1997 by James E. and Denise H. Tharp, Cincinnati, Ohio, in memory of Steven Allen Tharp, brother, and in honor of Walter and Cora Tharp, parents, in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary, August 7, 1998. The scholarship supports students in mechanical engineering. Steven A. Tharp was a 1973 mechanical engineering graduate.

James W. Tipton Scholarship

Established May 23, 1991 by James W. Tipton, Lexington, Kentucky, a 1967 electrical engineering graduate, to support students studying engineering at the University of Kentucky with preference given to those from Fulton County, Kentucky, or children of employees of Kentucky Utilities.

Thomas J. Tonkin Memorial Scholarship

Established June 20, 1969 by William M. Tonkin, Versailles, Kentucky, in memory of his father, Thomas J. Tonkin, former vice-president and director of the Central Kentucky Natural Gas Company. The scholarship supports students studying in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

Toyota/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Established September 25, 2000 by Toyota and administered by SAE Foundation, this scholarship supports students who are Kentucky residents majoring in Engineering at the University of Kentucky. This scholarship was created to encourage students to pursue higher level courses in math and science throughout their academic training and, ultimately lead to a career in math and science related fields.

William and Rita Trefz Scholarship

Established February 16, 2006 by Rita Trefz, Naples, Florida in memory of her late husband, William R. Trefz to support students who are majoring in civil engineering, demonstrate financial need and have graduated from a Kentucky high school. Mr. Trefz was a 1958 civil engineering graduate.

Janis Wahrmund Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1986 by friends, family and colleagues to memorialize Mrs. Wahrmund, a former chemical engineering student whose life was cut short by a tragic highway accident. The scholarship supports students in chemical engineering.

Whayne Supply Company Scholarship

Established November 29, 2005 by Whayne Supply Company, Louisville, Kentucky, to support students majoring in mining engineering. Whyane Supply Company, a long time member of the Kentucky Coal Association, established this scholarship to demonstrate its commitment to supporting the coal mining industry and mining engineers in particular.

Upshaw Presidential Scholarship in Engineering

Established July 27, 2004 by Wayne S. (Buddy) Upshaw, Paducah, Kentucky, to provide tuition and fees to Governor’s Scholars students as well as students with 31 ACT and 3.75 GPA. Mr. Upshaw is a 1965 civil engineering graduate.

E. Field White Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1967 by the estate of Madge Burnam White as a lasting memorial to her husband and in support of engineering students at the University of Kentucky.

Wyatt-Scherffius Scholarship

Established May 29, 2002 by James L. and Barbara C. Wyatt, Boca Raton, Florida, to support students preferably from Whitley County, Kentucky, who are majoring in materials science engineering and have demonstrated academic excellence. Mr. Wyatt received a BS in 1947 and a MS in 1948 in metallurgical engineering.