The International Society of Automation (ISA) has awarded a total of $30,500 to 21 college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation, instrumentation and control. The 2011 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships will support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives among students in two- and four-year colleges and universities, as well as graduate students.

2011 recipients are:

2-year programs

Daniel Dwinell – $1,000
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Fund

Heather Roberts – $1,000
Lee College, Baytown, Texas
Life Members and Executive Board Endowment Funds

Nena Wilson – $1,000
Lee College, Baytown, Texas
Executive Board and Daris and Gerald Wilbanks Endowment Funds

4-year programs

Michael Lopresti – $5,000
University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
Chemical and Food and Pharmaceutical Division Scholarship Funds

Paul Aritra – $5,000
RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
Food and Pharmaceutical Division and Norman E. Huston Endowment Fund

Rajam Deepa Visivanathan – $2,000
NSS College of Engineering, Kerala, India
Norma E. Huston and General Education Endowment Funds

Ashley Wondergem – $2,000
Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan
Norman E. Huston Endowment Fund

Robert Benson – $2,000
A&T University, Greensboro, N.C.
General Education Endowment Fund

Daniel Dwinell – $1,000
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Fund

Joshua Alfaro – $500
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
General Education Endowment Fund

Nimesh Manoharan – $500
Kamaraguru College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India
General Education Endowment Fund

Graduate programs

Naseeb Adnan – $2,000
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Paros-Digiquartz and General Education Endowment Funds

Mahdi Sharifzadeh – $2,000
Imperial College, London, England
Paros-Digiquartz and Bob and Mary Ives Endowment Funds

Ruben Gonzalez – $1,500
University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Paros-Digiquartz Endowment Fund

District 3 scholarship

Guillaume Batungwanayo – $500
Portsmouth University, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

District 5 scholarship

Ashley Wondergem
Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan

District 7 scholarship

Sherrie Lehman – $2,300
Lee College, Baytown, Texas

District 8 scholarship

Daniel Dwinell
Francis Tuttle University, Oklahoma City, Okla.

District 9 scholarship

John Carley – $400
Utah State University, Logan, Utah

District 11 scholarship
Cristino Castro – $400
California State University – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.

District 12 scholarship
Alexey Tirtichny – $1,500
St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russia

For more information about ISA’s Educational Foundation Scholarships program, click here.