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PENC educational foundation SCHOLARSHIPS
Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) administers:

PENC Scholarship

The PENC Scholarship for rising junior and senior engineering students who are enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs in North Carolina

penc freshman scholarship

The PENC Freshman Scholarship for engineering students enrolled as freshmen at NC State University.

McKim & Creed SCHOLARSHIPS

The McKim & Creed Scholarship for rising junior engineering students who are enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs in North Carolina.

Earl W. Bonner Eastern Chapter Scholarship

The Earl W. Bonner Eastern Chapter Scholarship is for engineering students who are US citizens with a permanent address in the Eastern Carolina Chapter service area attending an ABET-accredited engineering program in North Carolina.

Harold McKnight Memorial Scholarship

The Harold McKnight Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Harold McKnight, PE.  Born and raised in China Grove, NC, Harold graduated from North Carolina State University upon return from serving in WWII.  Harold held a deep passion for his profession that led to the founding of McKnight & Smith, a mechanical engineering consulting practice in the Carolinas.  Harold served NSPE in a variety of leadership roles including local, state, and national levels.  He actively supported the engineering schools in our region, hiring and mentoring many graduates.  This scholarship was established to continue Harold’s legacy by fostering the education of and providing assistance to local students who share his passion for engineering.


2019 Scholarship Information:

Instructions for downloading and submitting scholarship applications: 

1.Click on the scholarship link above 
2. Download the scholarship application 
3. Scan completed application and all supporting documentation,email to Tara Foy  
or mail hardcopy of application and all supporting documents to:

Tara Foy
PENC Educational Foundation
1500 Sunday Dr. Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27607

Scholarship Applications Are Due By April 12, 2019




PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS ENDOW SCHOLARSHIP

The Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) announces the awarding of the 2017 PENC Scholarship. The scholarship supports engineering students from North Carolina at ABET accredited engineering schools in North Carolina.

Ms. Arianna Safon, of Apex, NC received the scholarship. Elizabeth is a rising junior in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at East Carolina University. Elizabeth has an outstanding GPA, had great recommendations from her professors and engineering mentors on projects/classwork and was noted as being an active member of several different engineering clubs. After going through several knee surgeries, Arianna has a passion for helping others with mobility issues and wants to work with wounded warriors and to open her own prosthetic company.

The scholarship is funded through an endowment established by the PENC Educational Foundation. The PENC Educational Foundation was established to raise and administer funds to promote engineering education, fund its endowments and promote engineering education. PENC is a state society member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. The mission of PENC is to promote ethical, competent and licensed engineers and to enhance the professional, social and economic wellbeing of its members.


Scholarship RECIEPIENTS 

2018 Recipient's 

2
018 PENC Freshman Scholarship
$2,000 for 2nd year
Noel Buitrago
NC State University

2018 PENC Freshman Scholarship
$2000.00 for 1st year
Andrew Esterley
NC State University 

2018 PENC  Junior/Senior Scholarship
$2,000 for 1 year 
 Josh Blalock
East Carolina University


2018 McKim & Creed Scholarship 

$2,000 for 2 years 

Plus Internship at McKim & Creed 
Skylar DeMatteis 
UNC Charlotte


$2,000 for 2 years
Plus Internship at McKim & Creed
Thomas Stirewalt
NC State University

2018 Earl W. Bonner Eastern Chapter Scholarship

$1,000 for 1 year 
Hunter Williams
East Carolina University

2018 Harold McKnight Scholarship 

$1,000 for 1 year
Jessie Caroline Rucker
UNC Charlotte

2017 Recipient's

2017 PENC Freshman Scholarship
$2,000 for 1 year
Noel Buitrago
NC State University

2017 PENC Junior/Senior Scholarship
$2,000 for 1 year
Arianna Safon
East Carolina University


McKim & Creed Scholarship 

$2,000 for 2 years

Plus Internship at McKim & Creed
Skylar DeMatteis
UNC Charlotte

Earl W. Bonner Eastern Chapter Scholarship

$1,000 for 1 year 

Elizabeth Tynch 
East Carolina University


PENC Education Foundation
1500 Sunday Dr. Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919)-926-3263
tfoy@firstpointresources.com


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