Atlanta, Georgia — Six hardworking Canadian students received scholarships from ASHRAE. For the 2023/24 academic year, $219,500 was awarded in funding.
The recipient of the President’s Scholarship, ASHRAE’s top scholarship award, is Canadian Danielle Tessier, a student at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont. This scholarship is awarded to eligible students for outstanding academic and leadership abilities, character, and potential service to the HVAC/R profession.
Through this scholarship, Tessier will receive $12,500 in funding.
Five other Canadians received scholarships from ASHRAE. Dylan Ricard and Heather Ritter received the Reuben Trane Scholarship, worth $10,000. Ricard is a mechanical engineering student at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man. Ritter is a mechanical engineering and business student at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.
The Alwin B. Newton Scholarship recipient was Alyssa Bentsen, a mechanical engineering student at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. This scholarship is worth $5,000.
Marcell Madar, industrial systems engineering, University of Regina, Regina, Sask, received the William P. Chapman Scholarship worth $5,000.
Gabrielle Milburn, architectural conservation and sustainability engineering at Carleton University, is the recipient of the Ottawa Valley Chapter Scholarship worth $3,000.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 undergraduate engineering, technology, regional/chapter, and university-specific scholarships. The application deadline is Dec. 1.