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John A. Angold Graduate Engineering Scholarship 

Angold Recipients 2018
Congratulations to the scholarship recipients for 2018-19!
From left to right (top row): Blake Moris, Mr. Art Grix, Jr. (donor), Mirza Ahammad Sharif
(middle row): James Scott, Imalka Matarage, Shuvo Islam
(bottom row): Rijesh Karmacharya, Adrijana Savic, Mrs. Linda Angold Grix (donor), Amin Moghadam, Masoumeh Tavakol
Not pictured: Yu-Szu Chen

DONOR: This scholarship was established by Art Grix Jr., and Linda Angold Grix of Gold River, CA. The endowed fund is in the memory of John A. Angold (’38, BS EE, retired after almost 42 years at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway).

PURPOSE:To provide financial assistance to the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University for student support. 

ELIGIBILITY: The recipients of the scholarship will be graduate students in good standing at the university and majoring in any curriculum within the college, whose area of study relates to the railroad industry, transit or transportation. The scholarship is for one year and can be renewed once during a degree program. Scholarship recipients will need to reapply for the second year of the scholarship.

TIMELINE: Nominations for this scholarship will be collected in the spring of each year. The selection process will be completed during the summer so funds will be awarded starting in the fall semester for the following academic year.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION MATERIALS: The following materials should be submitted in pdf format to ergp@k-state.edu by June 1. The selection process will be completed during the summer so funds will be awarded starting in the fall semester for the following academic year.

  1. Scholarship application form
  2. Curriculum vita including academic history, publications, presentations, awards and honors, professional services, and professional experiences.
  3. Transcripts from K-State and other schools the applicant has attended (in English).
  4. A letter of support from the major professor that summarizes the student's qualifications, including achievement, potential as a researcher, and why the student deserves the award. 

Previous Scholarship Recipients

2017-18 

Jack Cunningham, M.S. student in civil engineering (fall semester)

Benjamin Nye, M.S. student in civil engineering (fall semester)

Mirza Ahammad Sharif, Ph.D. student in civil engineering

Reza Sedaghat Shirazinejad, Ph.D. student in civil engineering

Tri Tran, Ph.D. student in civil engineering

2016-17

Yu-Szu Chen, Ph.D. student in civil engineering

Md Zahidul Karim, Ph.D. student in civil engineering (spring semester)

Adrijana Savic, Ph.D. student in civil engineering (spring semester)

James Scott, M.S. student in civil engineering (spring semester)

Lisa Shofstall, M.S. student in civil engineering

2015-16

Syeda Rubaiyat Aziz, Ph.D. student in civil engineering

2014-15

Matthew Williamson, Ph.D. student in civil engineering researching