Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories is encouraging engineers to focus on the power and energy industry, which is facing challenges such as making renewable energy sources cost effective and stepping into the shoes of retiring engineers. One way to address this challenge is to recognize new talent, and with this scholarship SEL celebrates the following individuals as one of the most promising engineers in the United States and in North America. Below are the students who have been selected as Schweitzer Meritorious Scholars by IEEE region, including their names, schools and expected graduation year.

Region 1
  • Joshua Klimaszewski - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2014
Region 2
  • Shavon Tate - Morgan State University, 2014
Region 3 (Southeastern USA)
  • David Nordy, Jr. - University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2013
Region 4 (Mid-Western USA)
  • Matt Thie - Lawrence Technological University, 2013
Region 5 (Southwest USA)
  • William Duren - Kansas State University, 2015
  • Joshua Loyd - Kansas State University, 2015
Region 6 (Western USA)
  • Brett Bell - Washington State University, 2012
  • Zach Beus- University of Utah, 2014
  • Isaac Cowger - University of Idaho, 2013
  • Terra Donley - Gonzaga University, 2013
  • Aaron Fitch - Seattle University, 2013
  • John Hofman - Washington State University, 2015
  • Jessica Johnston - Brigham Young University, 2015
  • Jason Kam - Arizona State University, 2015
  • Christopher Larson - Idaho State University, 2013
  • Abdur Rehman - Washington State University, 2013
  • Chris Rusnak - Washington State University, 2014
  • Kaiwen Sun - University of Washington, 2014
  • Austin Wade - California State University, Sacramento, 2013
  • Nicole Zimmerman - Portland State University, 2013