Scholarships

 

The following is a list of scholarships available through the Department of Civil Engineering.

Please contact Dr. Robert Henry for more details.


APPLEDORE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP
Nearly two-thirds of Appledore Engineering's staff of engineers are UNH graduates. Impressed with their training, the Portsmouth company has established two annual scholarships to support the UNH civil engineering department. Recipients of these scholarships are civil engineering seniors chosen in part for their excellent grades and community service, their interest in either site planning and design or ocean and waterfront engineering, and essays they've written on their goals in the field of civil engineering. 

HARVEY E. BERGERON SR. SCHOLARSHIP
The Harvey E. Bergeron Sr. Scholarship was established in memory of Harvey E. Bergeron, Sr. through the generosity of his wife, Carmen T. Devno Bergeron, his loving children, family and closest friends.  This fund provides scholarship support to students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in Civil, Electrical & Computer, or Mechanical Engineering.  Preference will be given to students who have been accepted into UNH’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences to pursue a bachelor’s degree after completing a two year engineering degree at a technical school.

CIVIL ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Civil Engineering Achievement Award is made by the department to graduating seniors in recognition of academic achievement in civil engineering coursework and service to the civil engineering professional community.

CIVIL ENGINEERING GRADUATE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Civil Engineering Student Achievement Award is made by the department to a graduate student in recognition of outstanding scholarship.

CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICE AWARD
The Civil Engineering Student Service Award is made by the department to an undergraduate who has performed outstanding service to the civil engineering professional community.

CEPS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
The Alumni Scholarship Fund is generated through the annual giving of UNH Alumni. Students are selected based on their academic performance and merit, as well as demonstrating outstanding service by participating in community service or outreach projects. Each department recommends a student to be considered for this award.

HAMEL CONSTRUCTION GROUP SCHOLARSHIP
The Hamel Construction Group Scholarship Fund was established through the generosity of J. Edward Hamel ’61 CEO and founder of the Hamel Construction Group, Elkridge, MD.  This fund provides scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled in the Civil Engineering department.  The annual award will be split equally, with one-half going to a senior and one-half going to a junior.

LEROY F. JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Leroy F. Johnson Scholarship was established by the bequest of Marion Johnson in memory of her husband. Awards are made to students who are either entering, or currently enrolled in civil engineering. Recipients must be residents of Manchester, NH, and graduates of Manchester schools.

NH PUBLIC WORKS AND MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The New Hampshire Public Works and Municipal Engineering Association Scholarship goes to a deserving junior with a major in civil engineering.

PSNH SCHOLARSHIP
PSNH established this program to provide renewable financial assistance and summer internships for students (sophomores or juniors) in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering. The award is based on academic standing as well as a PSNH Scholarship essay and elligible majors may change from year to year.

STEPHEN M. SAWYER MEMORIAL AWARD
The Stephen M. Sawyer Memorial Award is presented to a junior or senior Civil Engineering major who, in the opinion of the faculty, has demonstrated outstanding skills in applying computers or computer methods to civil engineering problems. The award is named for the late Stephen M. Sawyer, B.S. '91, M.S. '94.

SFC ENGINEERING COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
SFC Engineering Partnership, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary engineering and land surveying firm headquartered in Manchester, NH. The firm and the employees are proactive in the engineering community. With this in mind SFC has established a scholarship program specifically for students enrolled in UNH's Civil Engineering Program.

LUTHER AND RUTH CROSS SHATTERLY SCHOLARSHIP
Ruth Cross Shatterly, a 1941 graduate of the university, has established a scholarship fund in memory of her father, George G. Cross, Sr., a former electrical engineer. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students in mechanical engineering or civil engineering.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP, BOSTON POST
Students from environmental and civil engineering are encouraged to apply for this scholarship by writing an essay. The students are interviewed by a Board of Directors from the Society before a selection is made.

WILLIAM WEAVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
William H. Weaver graduated from UNH in 1963 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and went on to earn an M.S. in Sanitary Engineering from Harvard University in 1964. He was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Battalion. At the time of his death in 1967, he was Vice President of the Weaver Brothers Construction Company in Concord, New Hampshire. His friends and colleagues in the New Hampshire Good Roads Association established a scholarship fund in his name. The scholarships are designed to aid Civil Engineering students with an interest in highway-related fields.

DOUGLAS R. WOODWARD SCHOLARSHIP
In 1934 Douglas R. Woodward earned his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University. He enjoyed a career as a water resource engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey, as well as a career in public office that included serving in the NH House of Representatives from 1982 to 1986. Mr. Woodward wishes to perpetuate the educational opportunities available to students, as he too was helped by the College at a critical time in his life.

MICHAEL BLANCHETTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This memorial scholarship was established by the parents of former student Michael S. Blanchette. It is given to an outstanding student in civil engineering.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
SENH established this scholarship to help support students that have designated structural engineering to be the focus of their civil engineering education. The scholarship also acknowledges students for their scholastic and extra-curricular achievements.