ASHRAE Scholarships

Canadian students win ASHRAE scholarships

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Issac Golumbia of the University of Victoria in British Columbia and Matthew Woods of Carleton University in Ottawa are among 33 recipients of 2019-20 ASHRAE scholarships.

Golumbia, who is studying mechanical engineering was one of three recipients of a $10,000 Reuben Trane Scholarship. Payable over two years, the scholarship was established by the Trane Co. in memory of its founder – an innovative engineer, inventor and business executive – who held 28 patents.

Woods, who is studying sustainable and renewable energy engineering is this year’s recipient of the $3,000 ASHRAE Ottawa Valley Chapter Scholarship.

“We are proud of the hard work and incredible determination of our 2019-20 scholarship recipients as they strive to achieve their academic goals,” said Samir Traboulsi, chair of the ASHRAE scholarship trustees in the organization’s press release.

“One of the objectives of the ASHRAE Scholarship Program is to inspire the next generation of engineering professionals to work towards solving some of the world’s greatest HVAC&R challenges. We are pleased that this program is making such an impactful contribution to the future success of our industry.”

Visit for a full list of the 2019-20 society ASHRAE scholarships recipients.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 undergraduate engineering, technology, regional/chapter, and university-specific scholarships. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2019.

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