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 right 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, Lexington, Ky., and Herbert and Sue Hatfield, Barboursville, W.Va., parents, in memory of Walter Adams and Andrea Hatfield whose lives were cut short in a highway accident while enrolled as students in materials engineering. The scholarship supports students in materials engineering.

Staley Adams-Steinmetz Scholarship

Established December 6, 1983, by Thomas E. Jenkins, Louisville, Ky., a Charles P. Steinmetz Award recipient from the General Electric Company. The scholarship also honors Dr. Staley Adams, professor emeritus of civil engineering, who is also a 1947 and 1948 civil engineering graduate. Mr. Jenkins is a 1954 electrical engineering graduate.

The Allen Company, Inc. Scholarship

Established May 5, 1953, by the Allen Company, Inc., Winchester, Ky., to support students in civil engineering.

Stephen G. Allen Memorial Scholarship

Established June 15, 2010, by Pamela S. Allen Glonek, Ocala, Fla., in memory of her husband, to provide support to students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school and are majoring in engineering. Mr. Allen was a 1980 mining engineering graduate.

Alliance Coal Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established November 21, 2006, by Alliance Coal, LLC, Lexington, Ky., to provide annual financial support to mining engineering students.

Alpha Natural Resources, LLC Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established November 29, 2005, by Alpha Natural Resources, LLC, Abingdon, Va., to support students majoring in mining engineering with preference given to children of Alpha Natural Resources, LLC employees or the children of any Alpha Natural Resources, LLC subsidiary.

Elizabeth and Lee Anderson Scholarship

Established May 20, 2015 by Elizabeth and Lee Anderson, Crown Point, Indiana, to support students who graduated in the top 20 percent of their class from a Kentucky high school and are majoring in electrical engineering. Mr. Anderson received his BS in electrical engineering in 1971 from the University of Kentucky.

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 was a 1950 mechanical engineering graduate.

Arch Coal Mining Scholarship

Established September 2, 2008 by Arch Coal Mining Scholarship (formerly known as International Coal Group, Inc.), Scott Depot, West Virginia, to provide financial assistance to mining engineering students at the University of Kentucky.

Arkema Inc. Scholarship

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

James A. Aurand Scholarship in Electrical Engineering

Established October 23, 1996, by James Alvin Aurand, St. George, Utah, to provide scholarships to students majoring in electrical engineering. Mr. Aurand was a 1951 electrical engineering graduate.

John and Karina Bailey Scholarship in Engineering

Established December 14, 2006, by John and Karina Bailey, Osprey, Fla., to provide financial assistance to students majoring in engineering who are graduates of a Kentucky high school. Mr. Bailey is a 1961 electrical engineering graduate.

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.

Ernest L. Baulch and Marcia C. Baulch Scholarship

Established December 11 2001 by Marcia L. Baulch in memory of her parents Ernest L. Baulch and Marcia C. Baulch to provide financial assistant to students in the top 20% of any engineering field.

William A. and Dorothy Allen Bauman Scholarship

Established December 7, 2004, by William A. Bauman, Winter Park, Fla., to provide an academic scholarship to any Kentucky high school graduate who demonstrates the need for financial assistance in order to attend college. Mr. Bauman is a 1950 mechanical engineering graduate.

Tony Baxter Scholarship in Computer Science

Established in 2009, by friends and colleagues to honor Dr. Anthony Q. Baxter upon his retirement from the College of Engineering and for his contributions to the university.

Bechtel Award in Engineering

Established September 23, 2006, by Bechtel International, Richmond, Ky., to provide support to outstanding students who are majoring in chemical engineering or civil engineering.

Henry T. Bewlay Scholarship

Established in 1979, by Victoria T. Bewlay, Akron, Ohio, in memory of her husband, to recognize academic excellence exhibited by students in electrical engineering. Mr. Bewlay was a 1901 mechanical engineering graduate.

Gloria Bhattacharyya Memorial Scholarship

Established July 5, 2005, by Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Lexington, Ky., a chemical engineering professor, in memory of his wife, to support students majoring in engineering who are following an environmental or bio-pharmaceutical track.

David K. Blythe Scholarship

Established April 21, 1987, by Blythe Jamieson, Lexington, Ky., on behalf of friends and in honor of her father at the time of his retirement from the college. Dean Blythe was 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, Tenn., in memory of her husband, to support sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in civil engineering, based on merit without regard to other resources which may be available to the students or their parents. Mr. Boogher was a 1936 civil engineering graduate.

Jerry T. Booher Scholarship

Established December 5, 1997, by the Lexington Coal Exchange, Lexington, Ky., in memory of Jerry T. Booher, to support students from the colleges of business and engineering with an interest in careers in the coal industry. Mr. Booher was a 1969 and 1971 graduate of the Gatton College of Business & Economics.

Bottoms Engineering and Service, Inc. Scholarship

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

Brandeis Machinery & Supply Company Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established July 11, 2005, by Brandeis Machinery & Supply Company, Louisville, Ky., to provide support to undergraduate students majoring in mining engineering.

John A. Brittain Scholarship

Established in 1981, by the estate of Mr. Brittain to provide financial assistance to 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, Sanibel, Fla., to support engineering students. Mr. Bryan was a 1936 metallurgical engineering graduate.

E. Bullock, Jr. Memorial Award

Established in 1949, by the estate of Harry E. Bullock in memory of his son Harry E. Bullock, Jr. who lost his life in the service of his country on March 5, 1942. This award is presented annually to the senior student who, having attended UK for at least two semesters, is enrolled in courses indicating a major interest in aeronautics and who has the highest grade point average of any student in the class.

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. (USAF, Ret.) Byers is a 1981 civil engineering graduate.

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

Established July 16, 1993, by Clyde S. Calvert, Jr., Nicholasville, Ky., in memory of his father, Clyde S. Calvert, Sr. The scholarship was amended June 2, 1998 by Robert J. Calvert to include mother Rebecca Redmon Calvert and to honor brother Clyde S. Calvert, Jr. who established the scholarship and to honor Robert Jason Calvert who passed away in 2016. The scholarship supports students in mechanical engineering. Clyde S. Calvert, Jr. was a 1943 mechanical engineering graduate. Robert Jason Calvert was a 1943 mechanical engineering graduate.

James A. Caywood Memorial Scholarship

Established September 27, 2000, by Beverly Caywood Sweeny, Louisville, Ky., on behalf of family and friends in memory of her father, to support 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. Mr. Caywood was a 1944 civil engineering graduate.

Duncan E. Clarke Memorial Innovation Award

Established February 5, 2012 by Martha A. Clarke, Camden, S.C., in memory of her husband. The award supports students who demonstrate innovation through the identification of a problem and find solutions through engineering, designing, creating or testing.

Thomas Hornsby Clore Memorial Scholarship

Established January 7, 1966, by Mrs. Thomas Hornsby Clore, Anchorage, Ky., in memory of her husband who lost his life in an explosion at the DuPont Plant in Louisville, Ky., on August 25, 1965. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are seniors or graduate students in mechanical engineering. Mr. Clore was a 1952 and 1956 mechanical engineering graduate.

Charles W. Congleton Memorial Scholarship

Established March 12, 2008, as the CMTA Engineering Consultants Scholarship, this scholarship honors CMTA’s founder and was renamed the Charles W. Congleton Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial support on an alternating basis to students majoring in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. Preference shall be given to juniors or seniors participating in the co-op program. Mr. Congleton was a 1961 mechanical engineering graduate.

Consol Inc. Scholarship

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

David C. Cowherd Memorial Scholarship

Established April 8, 2013, by Jill Cowherd, Lewisville, Texas, in memory of her father, who was killed in a plane crash on March 30, 2011. This scholarship supports juniors and seniors majoring in civil engineering. Mr. Cowherd was a 1961 and 1963 civil engineering graduate.

John A. Creech, Jr. Scholarship

Established December 7, 1990, by John A. Creech, Jr., Naples, Fla., to support mining engineering students from Eastern Kentucky. Mr. Creech was a 1940 mining engineering graduate.

George F. Crewe Undergraduate Scholarship

Established June 30, 1990, by the Department of Chemical Engineering, on behalf of alumni and faculty, in honor of George F. Crewe, associate professor of chemical engineering, upon his retirement from the university.

Richard Crouch Scholarship

Established January 6, 1992, by Richard Crouch, Overland Park, Kan., 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, N.J. 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. Mr. Crowe is a 1984 and 1986 electrical engineering graduate.

Robert M. Cundiff Scholarship in Engineering

Established August 25, 1979, by Robert M. Cundiff to support students majoring in engineering who are residents of Estill County, Ky., exhibit financial need and have graduated in the upper one-third of their senior high school class. Mr. Cundiff was a 1927 mechanical engineering graduate.

William F. Dannecker Scholarship

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

Frank Daugherty-F. Paul Anderson Scholarship in Engineering

Established November 17, 2008, by Wachovia Bank N.A., Trustee of the Daugherty Fund, for the education in engineering for youths from Bourbon County, Ky. Mr. Daugherty established a residuary trust by his Will to provide a scholarship in honor and memory of F. Paul Anderson, the first dean of the College of Engineering. Mr. Daugherty was a 1901 graduate in mechanical engineering.

Clarence Deweese Scholarship

Established August 13, 1962, by the estate of Dr. Clarence Deweese to provide financial assistance to students who are graduates of any Kentucky high school and residents of Kentucky.

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.

Elaine Duncan Women in Engineering Scholarship

Established March 19, 2007, by Elaine Duncan, Houlton, Wis., to provide financial support to graduates of a Kentucky high school who are majoring in engineering with preference given to female students. Ms. Duncan is a 1974 mechanical engineering graduate.

Bill Eads Memorial Scholarship

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

E.ON U.S. Endowed Scholarship

Established September 24, 2010, by E.ON U.S., Louisville, Ky., to support students who are juniors or seniors majoring in engineering and participating in energy engineering programs such as, but not limited to: energy related cooperative education programs; internships with an electrical utility or a related energy entity; certificate or degree programs in energy engineering; the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) or other energy related entities.

Engineering Alumni Leadership Scholarship

Established December 14, 1984, by the Engineering Alumni Association 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, Ky., on behalf of friends and family in memory of her husband, to support students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school and are enrolled in civil engineering with preference given to students majoring in construction engineering and management. Mr. Faulkner was a 1951 and 1956 civil engineering graduate.

Holloway Fields, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Established April 3, 2006, by Audrey Fields White, Bernardsville, N.J., on behalf of family and friends in memory of her father. The scholarship supports freshmen pursuing a degree in engineering who are in the top 10% of their class from a public high school, preferably in Lexington, Ky. Mr. Fields was a 1951 electrical engineering graduate and the first African-American gradute at UK.

Robert Eugene Fish Scholarship

Established May 26, 2013, by Nancy Fish Hanna, Little Falls, N.Y., in honor of her father, to support students majoring in civil engineering with an interest in hydraulics. Mr. Fish was a 1938 civil engineering graduate.

Friends of Coal License Plate Scholarship*

Established April 8, 2013 by the Friends of Coal, Lexington, Ky., to provide scholarships for students in the Department of Mining Engineering. *This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

Garver Family Endowed Scholarship

Established November 17, 2015, by the C. Michael Garver, Houston, Texas, to support students who have demonstrated academic success based on their mid-term performance during the fall semester of their freshman year and who have a verified unmet financial need.  Mr. Garver is a 1960 mechanical engineering graduate.

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.

The Arthur Graham/FP International Scholarship

Established January 25, 2016 by FP International, Fremont, California to honor Arthur Graham, retired Board Chairman and CEO of FP International. This scholarship supports undergraduate students who are studying mechanical engineering or chemical and materials engineering.

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 from 1935 to 1946.

2nd Lieutenant Jeffrey C. Graham Memorial Scholarship

Established August 19, 2005, by Lee Anderson Carlisle, Winchester, Ky., a 2002 and 2004 graduate, 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, he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Jeffrey C. Graham, a 2003 civil engineering major, graduated with honors.

Manis E. Gray Memorial Scholarship

Established September 4, 2008, by Charles E. and Lynn Gray May, Lexington, Ky., in memory of Mrs. Gray’s father. This scholarship supports students majoring in engineering with preference given to students transferring from Big Sandy Community & Technical College or who are Floyd County residents.

Gayle Hamon Scholarship

Established December 15, 1994, by Georgia V. Hamon, Louisville, Ky., in memory of her husband, 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.

Donn E. Hancher – C. Michael Garver Scholarship

Established September 11, 2000, as the C. Michael Garver Scholarship, by C. Michael Garver, Houston, Texas, to support students who are enrolled in civil engineering, have demonstrated potential for academic success and may not be eligible for a merit only scholarship. Preference is given to construction engineering majors. Mr. Garver later changed the name of the scholarship to honor Donn E. Hancher, former associate dean for administration and academic affairs and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering. Mr. Garver is a 1960 mechanical engineering graduate.

William T. and Edith H. Harmon Scholarship

Established March 31, 2006, by the estate of William T. and Edith H. Harmon, to provide financial assistance to students from the Kentucky majoring in engineering. Mr. Harmon was a 1937 mechanical engineering graduate.

Robert Smiley Harp Memorial Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Established March 7, 2001, by the estate of Helen W. Harp, in memory of her husband. Mr. Harp was a 1928 civil engineering graduate.

M. Harper Memorial Engineering Scholarship

Established June 28, 1999, by Billy Harper, Paducah, Ky., in memory of his father, to support students enrolled in the College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah. Mr. Billy Harper is a 1966 mechanical engineering graduate.

Professor Robert D. Hawkins Scholarship

Established May 5, 1972, by Mrs. M. Hawkins Rush, Mrs. D. Hawkins Coblin and Mrs. B. Hawkins Pettus, all of Frankfort, Ky., in memory of their father, to provide financial assistance to mechanical engineering students. Professor Hawkins was a 1915 and 1921 mechanical engineering graduate.

Christopher S. Haynes Memorial Scholarship in Engineering

Established March 27, 2008, by Bechtel, Richmond Office, Richmond, Ky., in memory of project manager Christopher S. Haynes, to provide financial assistance to students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and leadership in the engineering program.

Hazelet and Erdal Scholarship

Established August 6, 1963, by Hazelet and Erdal Consulting Engineers, Louisville, Ky., to provide scholarship assistance to juniors and seniors enrolled in civil engineering.

Floyd and Cheryl Henson Scholarship Fund in Honor of Nathan B. Allison, Ph.D.

Established February 7, 2011, by Floyd E., Jr. and Cheryl Coates Henson, Orlando, Fla., to support students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school and are majoring in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science. This scholarship was established in honor of Nathan B. Allison, professor in electrical engineering from 1947-1971. Mr. Henson is a 1970 electrical engineering graduate.

Buckner Hinkle, Sr. Scholarship

Established April 6, 1998, by Hinkle Contracting Corporation, Paris, Ky., to honor Mr. Hinkle’s contributions to the construction industry and to support students in civil engineering. Preference is given to students who are residents of Kentucky, with special consideration given to students from the Kentucky counties of Bourbon, Breathitt, Casey, Estill, Harrison, McCreary, Nicholas, Powell, Pulaski and Wolfe.

Sam Hite Memorial Scholarship

Established May 31, 1996, by Charles Hite, Lexington, Ky., 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.

HMB Professional Engineers Scholarship

Established September 30, 2005 to provide financial support to a civil engineering major, preferably from Franklin County, Kentucky and contiguous counties, who has achieved junior status.

Hobbs Scholarship

Established December 21, 2011, by Kevin L. and Susan C. Hobbs, Vienna, Va., to provide financial assistance to students who are majoring in chemical engineering, demonstrate leadership involvement in community service and participate in extracurricular activities. Mr. Hobbs is a 1988 chemical engineering graduate.

Ernest E. Hollyfield Memorial Scholarship

Established May 3, 1981, by William Hale Evans and Margaret H. Evans, Lincoln, N.H., in memory of her 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.

Vincent and Charlotte Holloway Scholarship

Established August 27, 2015, by Vincent and Charlotte Holloway, Louisville, Kentucky, to provide financial assistance to students who are members of NSBE; are sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in engineering; and who demonstrate academic excellence. Mr. Holloway received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1984.

Honeycutt Scholarship

Established March 3, 1995, by Paul W. Honeycutt, Lexington, Ky., to support students in civil engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

James Houchin Scholarship

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

Ingels Scholarship

Established in 1972, by the estate of Margaret Ingels, in memory of her sisters Kate Ingels Peak and Belle Ingels, to support female students. The first female graduate of the college, Ms. Margaret Ingels was a 1916 and 1920 mechanical engineering graduate and received an honorary degree in 1957.

Robert B. and Helen P. Jewell Foundation Scholarship

Established December 31, 1986, by Robert B. and Helen P. Jewell, Lexington, Ky., to provide funds to enable deserving students to attend UK.

Donald Jeffrey Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Established January 28, 1990, by Donald, Barbara and Terry Johnson, Dayton, Ohio, in memory of their son and brother, who lost his life in a 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, Pa., 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, Ky., 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 is a 1961 civil engineering graduate.

Kalim Scholarship Fund

Established April 23, 2002, by Ronald Kalim, Lexington, Ky., to support international students majoring in engineering. Mr. Kalim received a master’s degree in electrical engineering in 1999.

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 was a 1949 mechanical engineering graduate.

Kentucky Distiller’ Association John Rhea Engineering Excellence Scholarship

Established January 5, 2017, by the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Boutique, on behalf of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, Frankfort, Kentucky, in honor of Director John Rhea, to recognize his significant contributions to Kentucky’s bourbon industry and the Kentucky Distiller’s Association, and to celebrate the occasion of his retirement. The scholarship supports students who are freshmen undergraduate students, are residents of Kentucky and enrolled in either mechanical or chemical engineering.

LLG Foundation Scholarship

Established June 21, 1990, by Laura Leibfried-Borne, Uniontown, Ohio, Lance Reid, Crestview Hills, Ky., and Gretchen Bandy, Millersville, Md., 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, Ky., on behalf of family and friends, in memory of her husband, to support civil engineering students. Mr. Layson was a 1954 civil engineering graduate.

Willis F. and Betty M. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

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

Henry Mason Lutes Scholarship

Established October 20, 1980, by Henry Mason Lutes, Louisville, Ky., in support of academic excellence. Mr. Lutes was a 1934 mechanical engineering graduate.

Arthur R. Maddox Scholarship

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

Marathon Petroleum Company, Catlettsburg Refining LLC Minority Scholarship

Established October 16, 2000, by Marathon Petroleum Company, Catlettsburg Refining, LLC, Catlettsburg, Ky., to support minority students enrolled in chemical or mechanical engineering.

Michael L. Marberry Chemical Engineering Scholarship

Established September 26, 2012, by Michael L. Marberry, Atlanta, Ga., to support undergraduate students in chemical engineering. Mr. Marberry is a 1981 and 1983 chemical engineering graduate.

Martin Marietta Materials Scholarship

Established April 18, 2013, by Martin Marietta Materials, Raleigh, North Carolina, to support students majoring in mining engineering.

John and Karen Maxwell Scholarship in Computer Science

Established January 4, 2013, by John and Karen Maxwell, Overland Park, Kan., to support students majoring in computer science. Mr. Maxwell is a 1985 mechanical engineering graduate and Mrs. Maxwell is a 1985 computer science graduate.

Aubrey Donald May Scholarship

Established March 2, 2017, by the Aubrey D. May Revocable Trust U/A, Karen May (Trustee) representing Aubrey Donald May, Karen May, family and friends. The scholarship supports juniors, seniors or first year graduate students majoring in civil engineering, with preference given to students from the following Kentucky counties: Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Perry, and Pike. Mr. May received his bachelor’s in civil engineering in 1958 and master’s degree in civil in 1960.

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.

Robert C. McDowell Scholarship

Established May 23, 1975, by Robert C. McDowell, Bath, Ohio, to support engineering students who meet the academic requirements of the college. Mr. McDowell was a 1935 and 1943 civil engineering graduate.

Jerry L. Mercer Scholarship

Established May 4, 1992, by heirs, friends and associates in Bedford, Ind., in memory of Jerry L. Mercer, to provide scholarship support to students in materials engineering. Mr. Mercer was a 1942 metallurgical engineering graduate.

Messer Construction – Donn E. Hancher Scholarship in Construction Engineering Management

Established January 23, 2014, by Messer Construction Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, in honor of Dr. Donn Hancher, retired Terrell McDowell Chair in Construction Management. This scholarship supports juniors and seniors majoring in civil engineering with an interest in construction engineering management.

James R. and Diana M. Miller Scholarship in Engineering

Established March 31, 2006, by James R. and Diana M. Miller, Yorba Linda, Calif., to support students in civil engineering who are in the top one-third of their class. Mr. Miller is a 1974 civil engineering graduate.

Helen Murphy Scholarship

Established February 7, 2000, by Dr. William E. Murphy, Paducah, Ky., to honor his mother, to support students who have achieved engineering standing and are enrolled in the College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah. Dr. Murphy is a 1974 mechanical engineering graduate.

James M. Murphy Scholarship

Description: Established August 7, 2015 by Dr. Marie B. Petrites-Murphy and Dr. William E. Murphy, Paducah, Kentucky to honor his father, James M. Murphy. The scholarship supports juniors and seniors 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, Calif., to support students preferably from Lincoln County, Ky., who are chemical or materials engineering majors, and who demonstrate potential for academic success and financial need. Mr. Murray is a 1949 metallurgical engineering graduate.

Newmont Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established August 12, 2010, by Newmont Mining Corporation, Denver, Colo., to support students in mining engineering.

Gerald L. & Jacqueline W. Nichols Endowed Scholarship

Established December 14, 2010, by the Gerald L. & Jacqueline W. Nichols Foundation, Jacksonville, Fla., to support students who are graduates of a Kentucky high school and have the desire to pursue a career in railroad transportation. Mr. Nichols is a 1958 civil engineering graduate.

North Carolina Coal Institute Scholarship

Established February 5, 1997, by North Carolina Coal Institute, Inc., Hendersonville, N.C., to strengthen the 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.

Novelis Corporation Scholarship

Established May 11, 2016 by Novelis Corporation. Atlanta, GA, to support junior or seniors with a 3.0 GPA majoring in electrical engineering or chemical and materials 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, to support students majoring in mechanical engineering who demonstrate financial need. Mr. Nutter was a 1943 mechanical engineering graduate.

Omega Chi Epsilon Scholarship

Established June 17, 1992, by Daniel C. Greer, Ashland, Ky., to support chemical engineering students ranked in the upper 20% of their class. Mr. Greer is a 1967 chemical engineering graduate.

Richard C. Page, Jr. Scholarship

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

W.T. Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Established June 9, 1991, by MAPCO Coal, Inc., Tulsa, Okla., in memory of Mr. W.T. Patterson and his influence on the mining industry in Western Kentucky.

Margaret and George Peters Scholarship

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

O.E. and Sally Philpot Scholarship

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

Pi Tau Sigma Scholarship

Established November 26, 1990, by faculty and friends of the Department of Mechanical Engineering to provide merit scholarship support to students in mechanical engineering.

Stanley Pigman Engineering Scholarship

Established August 11, 1999, by L. Stanley Pigman, Wilmington, N.C., to support engineering students from selected counties in Eastern Kentucky. Mr. Pigman is a 1981 mining engineering graduate.

Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 Scholarship

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

Professional Engineers in Mining Scholarship

Established September 16, 2011, by Professional Engineers in Mining, Frankfort, Ky., to support students in mining engineering.

Ben T. and Diane B. Quinn Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Established April 14, 2009, by Ben T. Quinn, Glasgow, Ky., to support undergraduate students in civil engineering. Mr. Quinn is a 1966 civil engineering graduate.

G.V. Sundara Rajan Endowed Scholarship

Established May 28, 2013, by Valli Gurram, Louisville, Ky., to support junior or senior students who are majoring in civil engineering and are members of the Society of Women Engineers. Ms. Gurram is a 1989 civil engineering graduate.

Raymond Civil Engineering Scholarship

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

Raymond Foundation Engineering Scholarship

Established April 29, 2009, by the Raymond Foundation, Bloomington, Ind., to support undergraduate students majoring in engineering.

Lester Reynolds Endowed Scholarship

Established May 14, 2007, by the estate of H. Lester Reynolds, to support students in electrical, civil or agricultural engineering and who are from the Jackson County Rural Electric Cooperative service area. Mr. Reynolds was a 1939 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 Earnest O. Robbins, to support students majoring in engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Maj. Gen. (USAF, Ret.) Robbins is a 1969 civil engineering graduate.

Carol Anderson Robertson and Kenneth N. Robertson Endowed Scholarship

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

The Rodeo Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established May 10, 2007, by The Rodeo Committee, Jacksonville, Fla., to support students majoring in mining engineering who have graduated from a high school in a coal producing county in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia or West Virginia as defined by the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Government in the Annual Coal Report.

George Clark Rogers Scholarship

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

James L. Rose Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established March 11, 1992, by James L. Rose, Lexington, Ky., to promote and strengthen undergraduate mining education.

Ray Gordon Ross Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established December 31, 2006, by Patricia M. Ross, Big Stone Gap, Va., in memory of her husband, to provide financial support to students from Boyd County or Fayette County, Ky., majoring in mining engineering. Mr. Ross was a 1952 mining engineering graduate.

Clifford & Jane Roy Scholarship in Materials Engineering

Established May 12, 2012 by Clifford & Jane Roy, Greenville, South Carolina, to support out-of-state students pursuing an undergraduate degree in materials engineering. Mr. Roy is a 1969 metallurgical engineering graduate.

Donald R. Russell Scholarship

Established August 20, 1991, by Sonoco Products Company, Hartsville, S.C., 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.

James and Andrea Schier Civil Engineering Scholarship

Established June, 2011 by James (BSCE ’69) and Andrea Schier, Houston, TX, to provide financial support to students majoring in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky. Mr. Schier is a 1969 civil engineering graduate.

Secat Aluminum Scholarship

Established October 4, 2001, by Secat, Inc., Lexington, Ky., 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, Tenn., to support students who have demonstrated potential for academic success. Mr. Shultz was a 1943 electrical engineering graduate.

Benjamin M. Smarr Scholarship

Established in 1972, by the estate of Mr. Smarr, to provide scholarship support to students from 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 mining engineering program through scholarship support.

Joseph Sparks Memorial Scholarship

Established March 20, 1998, by Alice Stevens Sparks, friends and associates, in memory of D. Joseph Sparks, Hebron, Ky., to provide scholarship support to students in civil engineering and construction management. Mr. Sparks was a 1958 civil engineering graduate.

Stantec Award for Outstanding Civil Engineering Students

Established December 31, 2007, by Stantec (formerly known as Entran), Lexington, Ky., to recognize outstanding civil engineering students.

Michael L. Strain Scholarship in Computer Science

Established December 21, 2010, by Michael L. Strain, Sugar Land, Texas to support students in computer science, computer engineering or other computer-related curriculum. Mr. Strain is a 1973 computer science graduate.

Thurston H. Strunk Scholarship

Established December 10, 1982, by Kathleen M. Strunk, Bristol, Va., in memory of her husband, to provide scholarship support to worthy and deserving students who are pursuing a career in the engineering profession. Mr. Strunk was a 1940 mining engineering graduate.

Summit Engineering Memorial Lonnie Fleenor Scholarship

Established July 12, 2010 as the Summit Engineering Scholarship by Summit Engineering, Inc., Pikeville, Ky., the name of this scholarship was later amended to honor the late Lonnie Fleenor, one of the first employees of Summit Engineering. This scholarship supports students from Eastern Kentucky who are majoring in civil or mining engineering.

Roy Swift Scholarship

Established in 1996, by the estate of Mr. Swift to support students in chemical and materials engineering. Mr. Swift retired as a professor of metallurgical engineering in 1980.

Wallace Reed Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Established April 20, 2012 by Linda T. Leupen, Raleigh, North Carolina, representing herself, her mother Lexa C. Taylor, and her siblings and children of Wallace R. Taylor: Wallace R. Taylor, Jr., Manuel S. Taylor and Nancy T. Brooks. This scholarship supports students who are incoming freshmen and have unmet financial needs. Preference shall be given to students who are from Perry County, Kentucky and are enrolled in the College of Engineering. Mr. Taylor received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1947.

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. The scholarship supports students in mechanical engineering. Mr. Steven Tharp was a 1973 mechanical engineering graduate.

James W. Tipton Scholarship

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

Thomas J. Tonkin Memorial Scholarship

Established June 20, 1969, by William M. Tonkin, Versailles, Ky., in memory of his father, former vice-president and director of the Central Kentucky Natural Gas Company, to support students in the college.

Toyota/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Established September 25, 2000, by Toyota and administered by the SAE Foundation, this scholarship supports students who are Kentucky residents majoring in engineering. It 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.

Henry C. Vickers Endowed Scholarship

Established September 10, 2015 by Henry C. Vickers, Evansville, Indiana, to support students majoring in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering with a preference given to students from McLean County or Hopkins County, Kentucky. Students who are residents of Kentucky are eligible for this scholarship if there are no eligible candidates from McLean or Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Dallas and Betty Wade Scholarship

Established December 6, 2012, by Dr. Marjorie Wade, Sacramento, Calif., in memory of her parents. This scholarship supports Kentucky students who are majoring in electrical engineering. Mr. Wade was a 1934 mechanical engineering graduate.

Janis Wahrmund Memorial Scholarship

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

Frank Warren Endowed Scholarship

Established March 7, 1997 by Genevieve Warren, Mayfield, Kentucky, in memory of her husband, Dr. Frank L. Warren.

Whayne Supply Company Scholarship

Established November 29, 2005, by Whayne Supply Company, Louisville, Ky., to support students in mining engineering. Whayne 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.

Field White Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1967, by the estate of Madge Burnam White, in memory of her husband and in support of engineering students.

Wallace Edward and Marjorie Miller Whitley Scholarship

Established June 2, 2017, by Mark D. and Janice B. Whitley, Keller, Texas, in honor of Mark Whitley’s parents, Wallace Edward and Marjorie Miller Whitley. This scholarship supports students who graduated from a Kentucky high school and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Mr. Whitley received his MS in chemical engineering in 1975 from the University of Kentucky.

Wyatt-Scherffius Scholarship

Established May 29, 2002, by James L. and Barbara C. Wyatt, Boca Raton, Fla., to support students preferably from Whitley County, Ky., in materials science engineering who have demonstrated academic excellence. Mr. Wyatt was a 1947 and 1948 metallurgical engineering graduate.

Charlotte Chadwell Young Memorial Scholarship

Established July 6, 2016 by D. Ralph and Janice Young, Stanford, Kentucky in memory of Mr. Young’s first wife, Charlotte Chadwell Young. This scholarship supports students majoring in electrical or computer engineering, with preference given to students from Lincoln County Kentucky. If there is no qualified applicant from Lincoln County then preference shall be given first to qualified students from Kentucky and then to qualified students from Ohio. Mr. Young is a 1953 University of Kentucky electrical engineering graduate.

David A. Zegeer Scholarship

Established August 12, 1983, by David Zegeer, Lexington, Ky., to provide mining education opportunities to students from Letcher County, Ky.