Scholarship Recipients

SMRP is proud to acknowledge the following scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Legacy of Excellence Scholarship 

Jojo France-Mensah, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Civil Engineering

Jojo France-Mensah is a Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin with a research focus in Transportation Asset Management. He enjoys working with highway agencies to develop sustainable Maintenance and Rehabilitation programs. Beyond the classroom, he is passionate about increasing access to quality education for children and youth from underprivileged communities.   


SMRP Scholarship

Aya Hasan, University of Houston
B.S. Chemical Engineering

Aya Hasan is a senior at the University of Houston, majoring in chemical engineering. Aya has completed an internship with BASF and will begin a co-op with ExxonMobil this fall. She has served as the treasurer for the Society of Women Engineers and is a mentor in the SWE Mentorship Program.


SMRPCO Dorothy and Jack Nicholas Scholarship


Grayson Northern, University of Tennessee
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Grayson Northern is a junior at the University of Tennessee from Jackson, Tennessee. He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Engineering Entrepreneurship and Business Administration. His summer internships at SABIC Innovative Plastics and The Pictsweet Company have reinforced the growing need for reliability engineering to provide a safe workplace.


Higher Standards Scholarship

Prevailer Mba, Prairie View A&M University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Prevailer Mba is a junior at Prairie View A&M University, majoring in mechanical engineering. Her post-graduate plans include a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering. She is active in many student societies and organizations, including the Society of Women Engineers and the National Society of Black Engineers.




Toechukwu UdegBue, The University of Texas at San Antonio
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Toechukwu UdegBue is a senior at The University of Texas at San Antonio, majoring in mechanical engineering. Her maintenance experience includes a co-op with Southern Company's line maintenance team and an internship with the maintenance and reliability team at the Dow Chemical Company.

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