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Material Handling Education Foundation 2015-16 Scholarship awards announced

The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) recently announced its 2015-2016 Scholarship Winners.  A total of $127,150 in scholarships was issued.

For 39 years, MHEFI has supported material handling and logistics sciences students at many universities.  MHEFI scholarships are awarded each year to students dedicated to entering the material handling and logistics field, either within MHI member companies or the user community. 

These students are pursuing careers in the industry as engineers, project managers, management and professors.  Many will be employed in manufacturing and the supply chain.

2015-16 Scholarship Winners

Crane Manufacturers Association of America Honor Scholarship
$9,000 awarded to Catherine Ninah, University of Central Florida

Tompkins International Honor Scholarship
$6,000 awarded to Mohammad Moshref-Javadi, Purdue University

Frazier Industrial Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Benjamin Acker, University of Oklahoma - Norman

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Atlas Toyota Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Jeremy Kaszycki, Bradley University

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Conger Toyota Lift & Transamerican Equipment
$5,000 awarded to Natalie Burger, University of Wisconsin - Superior

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Eastern Lift Truck, Mr. Jack Patten, Mr. Gary Moore, Hy-Tek Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Joseph Leon, University of Pittsburgh

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Hamilton Caster, Hanel Storage Systems, Mr. George Sefer
$5,000 awarded to Tori Crook, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by TVH Americas
$5,000 awarded to Lacy Greening, Oklahoma State University

Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by WorldWide Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Stephanie Demos, Ohio State University

Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Alexis Huelsman, Auburn University

Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Tianqi Gao, Auburn University

Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Jonathan Barry, Auburn University

Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Ellen Graszi, Penn State University

Spanco, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Carolyn Duffett, Penn State University

Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems Honor Scholarship
$4,000 awarded to Sreenath Chalil Madathil, Clemson University

Storage Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$3,000 awarded to Marie-Christine Rochon, Universite Laval

Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Pam Manhart, Iowa State University

Irving M. Footlik, P.E. Memorial Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Parvaneh Jahani, University of Louisville

Southworth International Group, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Ragothaman Avanasi Narasimhan, University of Wisconsin - Madison

St. Onge Company Honor Scholarship
2,500 awarded to Daniel Rose, Penn State University

Expert Crane Honor Scholarship
$2,250 awarded to Sarah Linkenhoker, Montana State University

Hoist Manufacturers Institute/Monorail Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$2,100 awarded to Megan Rowland, Mississippi State University

Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Imane Outmal, University of Houston

Conveyor & Sortation Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Shahab Derhami, Auburn University

Hanel Storage Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Daniel Allison, University of Pittsburgh

Order Fulfillment Solutions Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Yoftahe Amsalu, University of Louisville

Ridg-U-Rak Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Kathryn Smith, North Carolina State University

Seizmic, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Youlen Ghazalian, California Polytechnic

Steel King Industries Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Andrew Ewing, Kansas State University

Hytrol Conveyor Honor Scholarship
$1,800 awarded to Nicole Antonio, University of Oklahoma - Norman

Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment Council Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Nidhi Koshy, Georgia Tech

Gorbel Inc. Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Peter Scheutzow, Clarkson University

Lee Wood Scholarship (ICWM)
$1,500 awarded to Seyed Mofidi, University of Central Florida

Lift Manufacturers Product Section Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Robert Smart, Maine Maritime Academy

Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Chad Dill, University of Southern Indiana

Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Adam Ludvik, University of Minnesota

Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Alexander Stroh, University of Minnesota

Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Arun Jayaraman, Oklahoma State University

Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Luis Cardona, University of Louisville

Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Sean Leone, University of Pittsburgh

Since 1976, MHEFI has awarded more than $2.5 million in scholarships and grants to students at 76 colleges and universities. 

To learn more about donating to MHEFI or to apply for future scholarships contact Donna Varner at MHI at 704-714-8731 and visit the MHEFI website at MHEFI.net.

 
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