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Scholarship Program

WAEE has established a scholarship program to help support and sustain the young Wisconsin talent needed to develop an energy efficient state and society.  Since 2010, WAEE has awarded a total of 83 scholarships totaling $85,800.  You may be the next recipient!  In 2021, individual awards will range from $750 to $2,000 with a total of $12,500 budgeted for awards.

The primary goal of the scholarship is to financially support students pursuing engineering, business and technical careers with emphasis on energy efficiency, energy management, energy conservation, renewable energy, energy generation, applied equipment design, energy system operation or other energy related field.

Other goals include:

  • Providing students opportunities to meet other professionals working in energy careers and to see the wide variety of careers available to them
  • Providing WAEE members opportunities to meet students who may be seeking internship or employment in the future

Selection criteria includes an interest in energy careers, participation and leadership in AEE student chapter, academic performance, service organization involvement, leadership and outside interests.  Applicants may be enrolled in programs with emphasis on energy efficiency, energy management, energy conservation, renewable energy or other energy related field. 

  • Student chapter members of WAEE or AEE are encouraged to apply, as participation and leadership in student chapters is strongly considered among the selection criteria.  
  • Applicants must be attending undergraduate or technical school programs and must be continuing those studies for the applicable academic year.  
  • Candidates should be attending Wisconsin programs or be a Wisconsin resident. 
  • Awards presentation is typically presented at a fall monthly meeting (or at the WAEE Expo).  All recipients are strongly encouraged to attend to network with professionals in the energy field. 

Direct questions about WAEE or about the scholarship program to Mark Albert at 920-539-2520 or waeescholarship@gmail.com


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