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John D. Ray Memorial Scholarship
Ballard-Wallace Endowed Scholarship

DESCRIPTION: Each scholarship provides an annual stipend of $2,000 (renewable for one additional academic year) to an outstanding full-time undergraduate student with a declared major in Mechanical Engineering.

DEADLINE: Applications should be submitted to the Mechanical Engineering Administrative Office and are due no later than Friday of the first week of April. Decisions will be made no later than Friday the third week of April.

ELIGIBILITY:  Eligible applicants must be:

  1. Full-time students with a declared major in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Students who will have successfully completed at least 6 hours of     Mechanical Engineering courses with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in these 6 hours
  3. Students must currently be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours of mechanical engineering courses.
  4. Students who currently are not already receiving a scholarship from the University, Engineering College, or Department of Mechanical Engineering.

CRITERIA FOR AWARDING SCHOLARSHIPS:  Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence, leadership potential, and exceptional promise of being successful in mechanical engineering.

RENEWAL:  To continue receiving the scholarship for the second academic year, students must continue to be enrolled full-time with in a minimum of 6 hours of mechanical engineering courses and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications can be downloaded here or contact the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Coordinator

For more information regarding this scholarship please contact Dr. J Marchetta

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Dr. Steve Wayne from Mechanical Engineering to lead Propane Mower Workshop to be held on campus, March 6th 2015.

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Dr. Sumanta Acharya is the new Chair of Mechanical Engineering.

Student awards

Dr. Sumanta Acharya receives the prestigious AIChE/ASME Donald Q. Kern Award

Dr. Gladius Lewis wins the 2013 Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award, The University of Memphis; May 2013

Dr. Gladius Lewis delivers the Keynote address, ”Improved Acrylic Bone Cements for Orthopaedic and Spinal Applications“, delivered at ATA 2nd Global Biomedical Materials Congress, Shanghai, China, February 14, 2014

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