The IEEE PES John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar Award is given annually to the top PES Scholar recipient in each Region 1-7.
- Up to 7 awards will be presented, one for each Region 1-7; no ties are possible.
- $6,000 US for school expenses (tuition, books, student fees, etc.); the funds are paid directly to the recipient’s school
- IEEE and IEEE PES Student Membership for the upcoming year
- Up to $1,000 US in travel honorarium to attend the IEEE PES Annual General Meeting in accordance with the IEEE Reimbursement Guidelines.
This program is supported by donations to the IEEE Foundation PES Scholarship Plus Fund (established in 2010). The S&C Foundation created an endowed fund to support the establishment of the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar Award. John W. Estey is past CEO of the S&C Electric Company and past IEEE PES President.
The 2023 – 2024 John W. Estey Outstanding Scholars are listed below:
Region 1 – Megan Dion – Stevens Institute of Technology
Region 2 – Benjamin Carnovale – University of Pittsburgh
Region 3 – Michael Walters – Clemson University
Region 4 – Kalen Meyer – South Dakota State University
Region 5 – Griffin Buschjost – Missouri University of Science and Technology
Region 6 – Sofia Brumbaugh – Santa Clara University
Region 7 – Jessica Ayers – University of Western Ontario