2020-2021 McKim & Creed Scholarship
The McKim & Creed Engineering Scholarship, administered by the Professional Engineers of North Carolina, is funded through an endowment established by McKim & Creed with the PENC Educational Foundation. The scholarship is intended to support talented North Carolina students studying civil or mechanical engineering.
Awarded once each year in the spring, the scholarship is available to students enrolled in an ABET accredited curriculum at one of the 16 UNC campuses and that have 2 years (4 semesters) remaining in their engineering program after the Spring 2020 semester.
Students should possess a strong academic record as well as community and/or work experience. Preference is given to student members of the National Society of Professional Engineers. This is a 2-year scholarship if the student remains in civil engineering at one of the 16 UNC campuses throughout the 2 years. The scholarship also includes eligibility for an internship for the summer at McKim & Creed.
McKim & Creed is an employee-owned engineering, geomatics and planning firm with nearly 400 staff members in 21 offices in North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Georgia, Texas and Pennsylvania. The company is consistently ranked among Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and Top 200 Environmental Firms in the U.S. McKim & Creed specializes in civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering; industrial design-build; airborne and mobile LiDAR/scanning; unmanned aerial systems (drones); subsurface utility engineering; and hydrographic and conventional surveying services for the energy, transportation, federal, land development, water and building markets. For more information about McKim & Creed, visit www.mckimcreed.com.
Professional Engineers of North Carolina is a professional association of over 1,700 individuals including Professional Engineers, engineering associates, engineering graduates, and students. PENC is a state society member of the National Society of Professional Engineers.
PENC has nine local professional chapters and four student chapters within North Carolina. PENC members represent all technical disciplines and all practice areas of engineering. The mission of PENC is to promote ethical, competent, and licensed engineering and to enhance the professional, social, and economic well being of its members.
The PENC Educational Foundation was established to raise and administer funds to promote engineering education, fund its endowments, and promote excellence in education that impacts the engineering profession. The McKim & Creed scholarship is just one of many important programs funded by the Foundation. Visit www.penceducationalfoundation.org for more information on PENC and the PENC Educational Foundation.
The scholarship recipient will be invited to receive the scholarship award at a local chapter meeting convenient to the recipient.
McKim & Creed Scholarship - $2,000 for their junior year, and $2,000 for their senior year (totaling $4,000)
Internship - Internship is for the summer prior to their senior year, but although the internship will be offered, it is not a requirement of the recipient to accept to be eligible for the money
The scholarship is now offered to Civil Engineers and Mechanical Engineers.
Completed applications should mailed and received no later than April 19, 2020.
For questions related to the PENC Freshman Scholarship or the PENC Education Foundation, please email Tara Foy.