Current Scholarships and Fellowships (updated 9-24-14 by Laura Baker of OSU Development)
|Account No.||Name||Description||Fund Type||Purpose|
|606620||Irving R. Silver Memorial Fund||Established December 5, 1986, by family and friends in his honor and memory. Income aids research, teaching and service programs/facilities in welding engineering.||Endowment||Program Support|
|604608||The Roy B. McCauley Welding Engineering Alumni Endowment Fund||Established December 5, 1986, by alumni, friends and colleagues. Income aids research, teaching and service programs/facilities in welding engineering.||Endowment||Program Support|
|621107||Richard John and Mary Ann Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund in Welding Engineering||Established July 7, 2006, by their estates. Distribution helps recruit welding engineering students through renewable need and merit-based scholarships, not to exceed 25% of the year’s tuition and fee total. Preference is to Ohio, New York and Wisconsin residents. Recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for scholarship renewal||
|Student Financial Aid|
|604702||The Dr. Robert C. McMaster Scholarship in Welding Engineering||Established May 2, 1980, by alumni, friends and colleagues. Income provides undergraduate scholarships in welding engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|603235||E.A. Hobart Welding Engineering Fund||Established November 6, 1970, by Mr. Hobart and the C. C. Hobart Foundation in his honor. Income provides undergraduate scholarships, faculty research, equipment and other items in welding engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|643816||The Edward M. Kowalski Scholarship Fund||Established February 4, 2000, in his memory by his widow, Shirley R. Kowalski, friends and colleagues through The Foundation. Income provides renewable need-based scholarships to welding engineering majors who have completed their first academic year. Pr eference is given to Michigan then Ohio residents to be known as Edward M. Kowalski Scholars.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|600589||John H. Blankenbuehler Scholarship in Welding Engineering||Established March 4, 1977, by Harriet Ann Blankenbuehler, in memory of her father. Income provides engineering scholarships and fellowships.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|604906||Orval H. Menke Memorial Scholarship Fund||Established September 14, 1965, by Nell W. Menke in memory of her husband. Income provides scholarships in welding engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|601609||The DCT Scholarship Fund||Established February 6, 1998, by DCT, Inc. Income provides undergraduate scholarships in welding engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|646735||Frederick A. Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund||Established June 7, 2002, by his wife Denise, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Smith, family and friends through The Foundation. Income supports renewable scholarships for deserving welding engineering students including middle income and workin g students from Ohio with preference for those with previous education in a technical school.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|603409||Clarence E. Jackson Scholarship in Welding Engineering||Established September 9, 1977, by alumni, friends and colleagues. Income provides undergraduate welding engineering scholarships.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|641159||The Harriet H. and Howard B. Cary Welding Engineering Fund||Established February 11, 2011 with estate gifts from Harrier H. and Howard B. Cary; used to enhance welding engineering education and research in the College of Engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|607634||Welding Engineering Alumni Scholarship Fund||Established May 14, 2010 with gifts from alumni and friends including gifts in memory of J.R. Stitt; used to provide merit-based undergraduate scholarships for students in their sophomore year who are enrolled in the College of Engineering majoring in Welding Engineering.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|601880||Harry W. and Hanni H. Ebert Scholarship in Welding Engineering||Established April 5, 1985 with gifts from Harry W. Ebert, his war bride Hanni and their family, friends and associates; used to support welding engineering students based on academic merit and financial need with preference given to undergraduates and special attention to immigrants and children of immigrants, veterans of the US Armed Forces with at least two years of honorable service, members or graduates of an advanced ROTC program, and other deserving welding engineering students. Revised April 2, 1993 and June 24, 2011.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|640623||The D. Fred Bovie Welding Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund||Established April 5, 2013, with a gift from Mrs. Marian Lou Evans Bovie in memory of her late husband, Fred; used to provide scholarships for undergraduate welding engineering students.||Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
|601572||Alton F. Davis Memorial Fund||Established January 15, 1942, by Mr. Davis and the Alton F. Davis Charitable Foundation. Income supports the development of welding engineering.||Endowment||Unrestricted|
|604901||Orval H. Menke Memorial Fund||Established September 14, 1965, by Nell W. Menke in memory of her husband. Income benefits welding engineering.||Endowment||Unrestricted|
|482666||Doug and Jamie Fairchild Welding Engineering Scholarship||Pending Endowment – scholarship support for welding engineering.||Pending Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
Welding Engineering Awards Endowed Support Fund
Pending Endowment – annual awards to Welding Engineering students in the Department of Materials Science Engineering (MSE). Or for other purposes related to Welding Engineering student support.
|Pending Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
The Filbert Family Scholarship
The fund provides one or more scholarship(s) to students who are enrolled in the College of Engineering (“College”) and majoring in welding engineering. It is the Donors’ desire to provide as significant financial support as possible to one eligible recipient. Any remaining funds shall be used to provide as significant financial support as possible to additional eligible recipients. If no students meet the selection criteria, the scholarship(s) will be open to all students enrolled in the College.
|Endowment||Student Financial Aid|
To contribute to the operating funds for OSU Welding Engineering:
Make a gift online or please make checks payable to The Ohio State University, account number 301325, WELDING ENGINEERING.
To contribute to the alumni scholarship fund:
Make a gift online or please make checks payable to The Ohio State University, account number 405767. This fund was combined the Stitt account and the funds we raised during the 2000 Affirm They Friendship campaign into the Welding Engineering Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Don’t forget to take advantage of your company’s matching gift programs and keep track of your contributions – they’re tax deductible.
Mail checks to:
The Ohio State University Dept. of Materials Sci. & Eng.
2041 College Rd
177B Watts Hall
Columbus, OH 43210
Mei’s other contact info:
Phone: (614) 292-6790
Fax: (614) 292-4668