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Month: November 2015

The Meter Began With Yette

The Meter Began With Yette

  By Taylor Powell Meter Managing Editor Samuel F. Yette was born July 2, 1929 and held many titles under his belt. Yette was the first black Washington correspondent for Newsweek. In 1995, he attended journalism school at Indiana University, being only one of two […]

EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

By Ashley Parmer Editor in Chief On April 21, 1950, The Meter was born. During a time when injustice was served constantly to African Americans, The Meter was a platform to make voices heard. During the sit-ins of 1960, students from Tennessee State University and […]

Majoring in Engineering? Apply for this Scholarship

Majoring in Engineering? Apply for this Scholarship

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee) is accepting applications from engineering and land surveying students in Tennessee for state and national scholarship programs.  The Tennessee Engineering Foundation will award four scholarships to engineering students who meet scholarship requirements.

Complete information and application forms are available at http://acectn.com/engineering-excellence-awards/scholarships/.  Applications for all scholarships must be submitted by January 22, 2016.

ACEC of Tennessee will award up to two $1000 scholarships to current college students.  Applications will be judged on five criteria:  cumulative GPA, essay, work experience, recommendation, and extracurricular activities.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctor of Philosophy degree in an engineering or land-surveying program in Tennessee approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.  Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth or graduate year in the fall of 2016 to qualify.  Students are encouraged to showcase interest and commitment to the field of engineering in the essay.  Winners will be announced in February, 2016.

Winners of the state scholarships are eligible for the national scholarship program of ACEC.   It will award several scholarships totaling $20,000, and the Council of Structural Engineers of ACEC will award a $5,000 scholarship to a structural engineering student enrolled in a Master’s degree program for Structural Engineering in the 2016 fall semester.  These winners will be announced in October, 2016.