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Over the past 15 years, the Foundation has provided financial support to 250 students with $14,850 provided in 2014. This support is provided via undergraduate scholarships, undergraduate student paper awards, and high school student awards. In addition, we recognize outstanding secondary school math, science, and engineering teachers.  Click here for more information on these awards.

Your donations will create a future for students in engineering – look at the results:

SyrnickMegan_webMegan Syrnick: Mulford-Neal-Payne Scholarship* Recipient
Construction Engineer – Hill International
President – Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Philadelphia SectionB.S. Civil Engineering – Catholic University of America”The scholarship I received from the Philadelphia Engineering Foundation provided much needed financial relief that allowed me to focus on my goal of completing a bachelor of civil engineering degree. As education costs continue to climb, the scholarship efforts of the Club are more important than ever to help combat the engineering drop-out trend.”
MichaelPVenuto-web2Michael Venuto: Mulford-Neal-Payne Scholarship* Recipient
Chief Engineer – Delaware River Port Authority
B.S. Civil Engineering – Rutgers University”The scholarship program demonstrates the Engineers’ Club’s important vision of promoting continued education in our profession.  The Greater Philadelphia engineering community is fortunate to have the Philadelphia Engineering Foundation to provide scholarship opportunities for aspiring engineers to continue to advance their technical skills and knowledge.”
Menna_opal gala_croppedChristopher Menna, PE: Mulford-Neal-Payne Scholarship* Recipient
Assistant Manager Structures – City of Philadelphia, Department of Streets
M.S. Civil Engineering – Villanova University”Philadelphia Engineering Foundation scholarship was a huge benefit to me. The Foundation’s financial assistance allowed me to pay for night classes. The timely, technical knowledge gained was a benefit to my full-time and part-time jobs.”
Caccese Scholarship Award_Clerecuzio_Dahmm_2_webHayden Dahmm: Delaware Valley Engineers Week Undergraduate Scholarship
In 2014 the Foundation had the pleasure of awarding a well-deserved scholarship to Hayden Dahmm, an engineering student at Swarthmore College who is blind.  His perseverance and dedication is a true inspiration. Read more about Hayden.





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The Philadelphia Engineering Foundation is the charitable arm of the Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia.  The Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code; donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.  The Club was founded in 1877 and is among the oldest technical societies in the nation.

* Now known as the Walter G. Neal Memorial Scholarship.

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