The University of Cincinnati’s department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) recently awarded 40 of its students with scholarships.
Four types of scholarship were awarded, each honoring the history of the department, which is the second-oldest department of its kind in the nation.
The Bradley Jones Scholarship, named for the flight navigation systems inventor and founder of the AEEM department, awards fifth-year students deemed most outstanding in scholarship, character, personality and achievement.
The R.T. Davis Scholarship is given to full-time students of “good personal and professional integrity” with a preference for study in the field of computational mechanics.
The Ferdinand L. Weston Memorial Scholarship promotes scientific development in aeronautics and honors Lieutenant Ferdinand Weston who was a member of the United States Air Force.
The Knowlsen and Irene Byar Scholarship awards students pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering. It was established by UC aerospace engineering alumnus Tom Byar to honor his parents.
The 2019 scholarship winners are listed below.