Virginia D Henry Scholarship |

Virginia D Henry Scholarship

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Scholarship title: Virginia D Henry Scholarship

Applicable Majors: Engineering

The scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Virginia D. Henry by her husband, Jay Henry, P.E. and the NSPE Auxiliary. Virginia Henry's leadership was instrumental in the development of the NSPE Auxiliary from a social group to a working, supportive independent organization. Active in the national, state and local levels of the Auxiliary, Mrs. Henry promoted and participated in many philanthropic activities for the development of the engineering profession. She served as chairperson of the NSPE Auxiliary, national board member of the YWCA, and active in the Human Rights Commission of Wheeling, West Virginia, The United Church Women, and the West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs. The recipient may attend a college or university of her choice, providing that the engineering curriculum selected is ABET accredited. It is awarded strictly on the basis of scholarship and achievement.

To be eligible for the NSPE Educational Foundation/Virginia Henry Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be a female student at a community/junior college accepted for transfer into an ABET-accredited, four-year engineering program.

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