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ASHRAE Scholarship

ASHRAE scholarships are designed to encourage and assist heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration education through the granting of a scholarship at the undergraduate level. The program also serves the public interest in aiding in the education of men and women to become qualified to practice as engineers or technicians in the HVAC and/or refrigeration field.

ASHRAE Scholarships are available to students enrolled in any school provided the curriculum is accredited by an agency recognized by ASHRAE and the student is pursuing a course of study in the profession of mechanical engineering or HVAC&R. There are two scholarships with a value of $1,000 apiece for the 2024-2025 year.

Basic criteria on which all scholarships are granted are as follows:

  • Prior academic performance - A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Recommendations from instructors and references.
  • Character, involvement in other activities and leadership ability.
  • Potential future service to the HVAC&R profession.

Applications shall be postmarked no later than April 30, 2024. The following data must be submitted:

  • Completed and signed application form.
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor or faculty advisor.
  • One or more additional letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with applicant's character, accomplishments, and likelihood of success in the HVAC and/or refrigeration industry.

Applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee's decision by May 1, 2024.

Return application to:
Mississippi Valley Chapter of ASHRAE
Attn: John Dockery-Jackson
PO Box 2058
Davenport, IA, 52802
or via email: