Chapter Scholarship

**2018 Scholarship**

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE®) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure African Americans and other people of color have a voice in the discussions and developments of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies and environmental issues.

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in partnership with the East Tennessee chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is offering two (2) $1500 scholarships. TVA and the East Tennessee chapter of AABE seek to help increase the number of underrepresented ethnic groups in energy related fields.  Providing scholarships is just one way to make a difference toward greater diversity and inclusion in the ranks of our future energy professionals and policymakers.

Deadline: April 8, 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates for a needs-based AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be in “Good” academic standing (G. P. A. 3.0 or above)
  • Plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
  • Be a member of one of a class or group of individuals who has been historically underrepresented in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines.
  • Be a U.S. citizen


Complete application packages MUST BE EMAILED NO LATER THAN April 8, 2018 to Jacques O. Irvin.



For additional information or questions, contact:

Jacques O. Irvin
Chair of Scholarship and Fundraising





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