ISA announces recipients of educational foundation scholarships

The International Society of Automation (ISA), a Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based non-profit organization that develops standards and helps its professional automation members with technical problems, announced the winners of the 2012 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to college and university students who demonstrate “outstanding potential to make lasting contributions in the fields of automation, instrumentation, and control.” The scholarship awards support tuition, related expenses, research activities and initiatives.

ISA awarded a total of $53,874, which was distributed among undergraduate students in two-year and four-year colleges and universities, and to graduate students. Recipients from two-year programs include Yan Hui from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, who was awarded the Student Activities Endowment Fund of $4,000 and Tabatha Clayton of Lee College in Baytown, Tex., who received the Student Activities Endowment Fund for $2,000. Adam Lennartz, on a four-year program from the University of Cincinnati, received the Student Activities Endowment Fund and District 5 Scholarship totaling $5,000. Alexey Tirtichny, a graduate student from St. Petersburg State University in St. Petersburg, Russia was awarded the Norman E. Huston Endowment and District 12 Scholarship totaling $4,000.

For a complete list of the scholarship recipients, click here.

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