UI Engineering Student Receives National Engineering Society Scholarship

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

University of Iowa News Release

Alexander VanFosson of Iowa City, an undergraduate honors student majoring in chemical engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, has won a scholarship from Tau Beta Pi national engineering society for the 2010-2011 academic year.

VanFosson, who has minors in chemistry and Spanish, is a member of Engineers Without Borders and Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. The scholarship is in the amount of $2,000.

Tau Beta Pi is the world's largest engineering society. Membership represents the highest honor to be obtained by an engineering student and is awarded on the basis of high scholarship and exemplary character.