Sensus Reach Scholarship Established for NC State University’s College of Engineering
Rising upperclassmen attending North Carolina State University’s (NC State) College of Engineering have a new avenue for financial assistance through the recently-established Sensus ReachSM Scholarship.
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 | Filed Under: News
RALEIGH, N.C. (January 14, 2016) – Rising upperclassmen attending North Carolina State University’s (NC State) College of Engineering have a new avenue for financial assistance through the recently-established Sensus ReachSM Scholarship. Raleigh, NC-based technology leader Sensus is making a $100,000 donation to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to support the scholarships.
The scholarship is a merit- and need-based award given to two promising students annually beginning in fall 2016. Sensus Reach Scholars will receive a one-year stipend to cover tuition and fees. The program is open to rising juniors or seniors majoring in electrical and/or computer engineering.
“We’re fortunate that NC State, one of the top engineering schools in the nation, is training tomorrow’s innovators right here in our community,” said Sensus Chief People Officer Todd Boyle. “Acquisition and development of key technical resources is critical to our success. This partnership is right for our business and for the community.”
Students residing in Wake, Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Nash, Franklin, Granville, Durham and Orange counties are eligible to apply.
“We are very pleased and enthusiastic to partner with Sensus. The real winners will be the recipients, and we are grateful to Sensus for providing this opportunity to our deserving students,” commented Dr. Daniel Stancil, Alcoa Professor and head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Interested students can apply by visiting the College of Engineering Scholarships website.
About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has as its mission the accumulation, generation, and dissemination of knowledge in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Central to the mission is a high quality research and educational program that benefits our students, the State of North Carolina, the nation and the world. The Department acts as a focal point for development, growth and entrepreneurship. The national and international reputation of the Department facilitates future growth in areas of fundamental economic importance to the State.
For additional information or questions, please contact Heather Daughtridge, Director of External Relations for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at 919-513-2251.