The ROV Scholarship fund, established in 1994 by Drew Michel, makes grants annually to MTS student members interested in ROVs or work that supports the use of ROVs. Since that date, over $340,000 has been awarded to deserving MTS student members. Currently scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000
Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship winners!
MTS ROV COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Justin Burnett, Riley Wilbur, John Lutchko and Kip Kacking
As winners of the MTS ROV Committee MATE Center (Marine Advanced Technology Education) Scholarships
All will be recognized during the Awards Presentations at Underwater Intervention ’15 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Justin Burnett was awarded $10,000 and attends University of Nebraska Lincoln majoring in Mechanical
Riley Wilbur was awarded $7,500 and will attend University of Vermont where he is pursuing an
Electrical Engineering degree.
John Lutchko received $5,000 and attends Northwestern Michigan College studying
Marine Engineering Technologies.
Kip Hacking attends Brigham Young University majoring in Electrical Engineering
and received $2,500.
MTS ROV COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS MATE CENTER (Marine Advanced Technology Education) WINNERS
Brian Grau, Westley Iverster, Camille Pagniello and Nicholas Sopwith
Brian Grau was awarded $10,000 attends Santa Clara University studying Mechanical Engineering.
Wesley Ivester was awarded $7,500 and will pursue an Electrical Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Pagniello received $5,000 and is pursuing a degree in Marine Biology and Physics from Dalhousie University.
Nicholas Sopwith who will be studying Electrical Engineering at University of California, Davis received $2,500.
All will be recognized during the Awards Presentations at Underwater Intervention ’15 in New Orleans, Louisiana (www.underwaterintervention.com), February 10-12, 2015.
Scholarship applications for 2014 must be postmarked by April 15, 2014. Click here for details on applying.