The company presented seven scholarships to students in the environmental engineering field
Brown and Caldwell announced the recipients of its 2013 scholarship awards. Each year, Brown and Caldwell provides college scholarships to promising full-time students pursuing careers in the environmental engineering industry under three award programs: the Garr M. Jones Scholarship in Hydraulics; the Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship and the Minority Scholarship Program.
The Garr M. Jones Scholarship in Hydraulics was established to honor Jones’ more than 50 years of impact on the engineering industry by promoting excellence in hydraulic analysis and design. Garr is co-editor of three editions of Pumping Station Design—required reading in the field—and he has been involved with hundreds of projects during the course of his career. The $5,000 scholarship is open to full-time University of Washington students pursuing education and careers within the environmental industry, specializing in hydraulics.
Sierra Gernhart, a graduate of the University of Washington, is the recipient of the 2013 Garr M. Jones Scholarship. Gernhart earned a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering, was the vice president of the Civil Engineering Honor Society and a member of Engineers Without Borders. She plans to continue her education in a master’s degree program.
The Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Eckenfelder and his more than 50 years of pioneering work in the environmental profession. Brown and Caldwell annually awards this $5,000 scholarship to students pursuing education and a career within the environmental industry. This year’s recipients are:
Through its Minority Scholarship Program, Brown and Caldwell provides time and monetary commitment to invest in scholarships, internships and mentoring for full-time minority college students at the junior, senior or graduate level majoring in environmental engineering. This year’s recipients are:
Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee of Brown and Caldwell professionals on the basis of their academic accomplishments.
Each year, scholarships are open to full-time college students enrolled in their junior or senior years or graduate programs.