22 UGA College of Engineering students awarded GEF Scholarships

Water FountainThe Georgia Engineering Foundation (GEF) presented scholarships to 22 students in the University of Georgia College of Engineering during the organization’s annual scholarship celebration hosted virtually March 2.

The GEF scholarship program supports college students in Georgia who are preparing for a career in engineering or engineering technology. The competitive scholarships are awarded based on students’ demonstrated competence in academics, interest in developing a career in engineering, financial need, and school and community involvement.

This year’s UGA College of Engineering students awarded scholarships include: 
  • Sophie Barrett, Electrical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Andres Bethancourt, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Carson Cloud, Environmental Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Stone Crook, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Parrish Davis, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Olivia Ellington, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Rohit Gehani, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Benjamin Gily, Computer Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Andrew Hart, Agricultural Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Donaghy Henson, Computer Systems Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Jordan Howard, Computer Systems Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Jace Johnson, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate
  • John Livingston, Biochemical Engineering, Undergraduate 
  • Joselin Ortuno, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Victor Philippe, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate
  • Madalyn Shaw, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Liam Sullivan, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Ozzy Taborda, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Michael Tamasi, Civil Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Katherine Winters, Environmental Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Justin Wu, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate
  • Clara You, Mechanical Engineering, Undergraduate 

GEF scholarship awards typically range from $1,000 to $5,000. The program attracted more than 1,000 applications this year. University of Georgia recipients accounted for 43% of all GEF scholarships awarded this year (a total of $41,500), the highest representation from a single institution, including Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, and Savannah State University.

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