2020-2021 PENC Freshman Scholarship - NCSU
The Freshman PENC Scholarship - NCSU, administered by the Professional Engineers of North Carolina, is funded through an endowment established by the PENC Educational Foundation. The scholarship is intended to support talented North Carolina students studying engineering.
Awarded once each year in the spring, the scholarship is available to incoming freshman intending to major in an engineering program and are enrolled in an ABET accredited curriculum at North Carolina State University. Students should possess a strong academic record as well as community and/or work experience. This is a 2-year scholarship. The student must remain in engineering and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA at the end of their Freshman year. The scholarship will be stipend by semester with PENC paying the scholarship directly to NCSU.
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 PENC 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.
Completed applications should be 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.