SAE International Announces the 2020-21 Recipients of Annual Engineering Student Scholarships

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“With the help from our generous donors—individuals, corporations and universities—we are able to offer scholarships to students across the country.” Lori Gatmaitan, SAE Foundation Director

SAE International announces the 50 undergraduate and graduate engineering student recipients of the 2020-21 Annual Engineering Student Scholarships. Funded through the SAE Foundation, the scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students pursue their passion for engineering.

“With the help from our generous donors—individuals, corporations and universities—we are able to offer scholarships to students across the country,” said Lori Gatmaitan, SAE Foundation Director. “We are proud to support the future engineering workforce by awarding these scholarships to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their dreams.”

SAE International is proud to announce the 2020-21 recipients:

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

  • Amanda Ahteck, Holmdel, New Jersey

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence

  • Taiden Foryt, Rochester, New York

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship

  • Sherry Chen, Brooklyn, New York
  • Joaquin Gomez, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Anoushka Gupta, Torrance, California
  • Nolan Howard, Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Sarah Kinney, Manteca, California
  • Taylor Plekker, Rockford, Michigan
  • Noah Zastrow, Spencer, Wisconsin

Edward D. Hendrickson/ SAE Engineering Scholarship

  • Garrett Burns, Woodridge, Illinois

Fred M. Young Sr./ SAE Engineering Scholarship

  • Caitlin van Zyl, Peachtree City, Georgia

SAE Doctoral Engineering Scholarship

  • Jacquelyn Erinne, Herndon, Virginia
  • Richard Hollenbach, Durham, North Carolina
  • Ricardo Jacome, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Farah Kidwai-Khan, Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • Justin Rittenhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan

SAE/ David Hermance Hybrid Technologies Scholarship

  • Quentin Foster, Thompson, Missouri
  • Tyler Pierson, San Antonio, Texas
  • Candace Ulett, Flint, Michigan

Ralph K. Hillquist Honorary SAE Scholarship

  • Juan Andres Carrano, Rochester, New York

SAE / Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship

  • Brennan Halsey, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SAE Heinz Prechter Scholarship

  • Archika Dogra, Bellevue, Washington
  • Naomie Gao, Mason, Ohio
  • Zoe Simon, Hailey, Idaho
  • Olivia Wenzel, Parma Heights, Ohio
  • William Wu, Pleasanton, California

SAE International Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Ambar Aballo, Miami, Florida
  • Jacob Field, The Dalles, Oregon
  • James McWhorter, Crane Hill, Alabama
  • Hattie Rice, Northglenn, Colorado
  • Joshua Ross, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Matthew Trees, San Angelo, Texas

SAE Long Term Member Sponsored Scholarship

  • Luke Johnson, Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania
  • Kaylen Platt, Volo, Illinois

SAE/PRI/ITC/ABPI Staff Scholarship

  • Natalie Anglemyer, Clinton, Pennsylvania
  • Kassandra Cavanagh, Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania
  • Lauren Elms, Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania

Tau Beta Pi/ SAE Engineering Scholarship

  • Vijay Anne, Exton, Pennsylvania
  • Carl Bertolino, Tampa, Florida
  • Candace Do, Bellevue, Washington
  • Gibson Hooper, Puyallup, Washington
  • Anna Iacocca, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
  • Tobe Obochi, Highland Park, Illinois
  • Nina Tedeschi, Schodack, New York

TMC/ SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship

  • Yan Hao Wong, Austin, Texas
  • Madison Bronnimann, Roscoe, Illinois

Toyota/SAE Engineering Scholarship University Kentucky

  • Taylor Young, Somerset, Kentucky

Yanmar/SAE Scholarship

  • Celeste Branstrom, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Emily Schwartz, Andover, Massachusetts

Applications for the 2021-22 academic school year student scholarships will be accepted from January 4 through March 15, 2021.

For more information and to apply to one of the 2021-22 SAE International Annual Engineering Student Scholarships, please visit:

About SAE International
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