ASHRAE Scholarships Available with December 1 Deadlines

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has several scholarships available to students of qualified colleges and universities.  These include institutions with either an ASHRAE student branch or with an engineering program accredited by ABET ( 

Scholarship types include Undergraduate for engineering students, $3,000 to $10,000; and the David Peters Scholarship, $5,000  for students of specific universities that include Chico State and Cal Maritime.  Only a single application need be made for all of the above scholarships.  Get more information at the following links.

ASHRAE Scholarship Information:

ASHRAE Scholarship Application:

The deadline for applications to these scholarships is December 1, 2019.

The above scholarships are in addition to those awarded by the local Golden Gate Chapter.

Chapter Travel Grants Available!!

The Golden Gate Chapter would like to invite Chapter Students to apply for a travel grant of up to $1,250 to be applied to expenses for the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando FL.

Two travel grants will be awarded

Every year in January or February, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) hosts a Winter Conference and AHR Expo. The conference is attended by over 3,000 industry professionals.  Attendees can discuss the latest topics in the building industry; participate in technical tours; attend ASHRAE Learning Institute courses; earn professional credits; and obtain ASHRAE certifications.

Applicants are required to:

  • Be an ASHARE Student member enrolled in a college or university within the geographical area covered by the Golden Gate Chapter
  • Not be a previous recipient of a Golden Gate ASHRAE Chapter conference travel grant
  • Attend at least 5 sessions and 1 student program event at the conference.
  • Write an article for the Fog Dispenser on the conference experience. ½ page to 1 page in length.

Applications will be emailed to student members in a few days. Request an application from [email protected]

Applications are due no later than 5:00 pm on December 20, 2019.

Chapter Scholarships Available!!

The Golden Gate Chapter of ASHRAE will distribute as much as $54,000 in scholarships to our student members.  These are independent of the scholarships and grants distributed by the ASHRAE National Society.  This breaks down to: Eric T Andresen Memorial Scholarship Fund (twelve scholarships) totaling $50,000 and Golden Gate Chapter Student Scholarship (up to 3 scholarships) totaling $4,000. Please encourage any student members you know to apply for the Golden Gate Chapter’s scholarships.  The deadline for the Chapter scholarships is February 28, 2020.  Please get the word out that applicants have a good chance of winning one of these scholarships due to the history of limited numbers of applicants.  

Applications can be found at:

(link to download forms on left banner)

Contact Richard Paillon at: [email protected] with any questions.