Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Citation Awards and Scholarships

Below is a list of our annual Citation Award winners and our Scholarship recipients for undergraduate students in our department.

Citation Award Recipients

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Citation Awards are granted annually to seniors in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering that are the top of their class.

2016-2017
Nicholas Caruso
Ashley Osborne
Braden Tinucci
Adam Zufall

2015-2016
Gordon Chen
Wilhelmena Figueiredo
Trevor Halsted
Rachel Muradian
Jay Nagin

2014-2015
Louis Edelman
Egan McComb
Raleigh Moyher
Hagop Parnoutsoukian
Matthew Wong

2013-2014
Ashley Coates
Matthew Tedesco
Yuhong Xie

2012-2013
Casey Heidrich
Robert Olsen
Zachary Dillow
Minh-Chau Ngo
Rachel Rieger

2011-2012
Jeremy Krieg
Eric Ranstrom
Jerry Watkins
Steven Yen

2010-2011
Daniel Wiese
Alexander Fung
Mateusz Malinowski
Jordan Fidler
Michael Corsetto

2009-2010
Wesley Kimbrell
Benjamin Wolk

2008-2009
Ryan Andrade
Christine Holl
Wesley Kimbrell

2007-2008
Benjamin Blazek
Phillip Chiu
Christopher Valentino

2006-2007
Scott Armstrong
Valerie Bumbaca
Matthew Fife
Steven Fisher
Alexander Frey
Hung Thai
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Scholarships

Below is a list of undergraduate scholarships we offer through our department with previous student recipients. Information on how to apply for these scholarships can be found below. To see a complete list of all scholarships offered to students in the College of Engineering, please visit here.

 

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Astronaut Alumni Scholarship

Stephen K. Robinson is a NASA astronaut and UC Davis graduate. He established this scholarship to recognize students majoring in both Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Science & Engineering. It is restricted to students with financial need who have at least a GPA of 3.00.

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018 : Huan Xue

2016-2017 : Mengsu Yang

2015-2016 : Trevor Halsted

2014-2015 :
 Stephanie Zhu

2013-2014 : Ashley Coates and Eduardo Ramirez

2012-2013 : Seyedeh Sheida Hosseini

2010-2011 : Phu Ta

2009-2010 : Pavandeep Singh

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter quarters.

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Boeing Scholarship

Awards are made to the most deserving undergraduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.2.

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018
Shane Cody
Raquel Keil

2016-2017
Erik Braun
Aaron Burkhead
Pnithan Jantarakolica
Raquel Keil

2015-2016
Wilhelmena Figueiredo
Calvin Lam

2014-2015
Geoffrey Christensen
Napang Kongsitthanakorn

2013-2014
Natalia Nguyen
Matthew LeFort
Rostislav Stelmakh

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter Quarter.

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Chevron Scholarship

Chevron has provided scholarships for students majoring in Mechanical Engineering since the early 1970s. Students must have at least a 3.3 GPA with junior or senior class standing. They must also be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018
Blaze Cubanski
Kaden Jeppesen
Austin Parrish
Nicole Peacock

2016-2017
Riley Cliff
Jacob Needels
Ashley Osborne
Thomas Shedd

2015-2016
Daniel Goldin
George Herrera
Lynn Huynh
Brett Stark

2014-2015
Trevor Cardiff
Ronald Cortez
Louis Edelman
Wilhelmena Figueiredo
Keshavan Kope
Matthew Lyons
Egan McComb
Raleigh Moyher
Simranjot Singh
Jeffrey Ware

2013-2014
Jarrod Heath
Yuhong Xie
Yuka Matsuyama
Dean Levy

2011-2012
Mathew Kagel
Steven Yen
Serena Carbajal
Deniz Sarigul-Klijn

2010-2011
Kenneth Finnegan
Christopher Gruenwald
Michael James Javier
Alvin Yuan

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter quarters.

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Chevron LEADR Scholarship

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018
Eduardo Rodriguez

Chevron Transfer and/or Veteran Scholarship

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018
Xuyi Long

Gencorp – Aerojet Scholarship

Awards are made to the most deserving undergraduate students majoring in Aerospace Science and Engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to students who qualify for financial aid.

Scholarship Recipients

2013-2014
Araceli Rosas
Daniel Enriquez
Zhongqi “Henry” Jia

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter quarters.

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Harold Robert Grant Memorial Prize

The Harold Robert Grant Memorial Prize is awarded to students seeking a degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least a GPA of 3.25.

Scholarship Recipients

2013-2014
Zvi Davidoff
Andria Farrens
Philip Erberich
Maria Celeste Castillo

2012-2013
Maria Castillo
Brian Lam
Jose Velazquez
Huan Zhao

2011-2012
Jay Smith

To apply for this scholarship, please see the Financial Aid Undergraduate Scholarship website: http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/index.html

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MESA Scholarship

Scholarship Recipients

2016-2017
Aleczander Briley
George Herrera
Marilyn Vergara

Omar George Mahshi Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1994 by relatives and friends, this scholarship honors the memory of a UCD senior Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering student who lost his life in a tragic car accident less than a year before graduation. Intended to recognize students who exemplify characteristics Omar shared, the scholarship is restricted to someone of upstanding moral sensibilities with a history of volunteer activity, especially favoring involvement in efforts to increase mutual understanding and respect among mankind; who demonstrates deep commitment to family, relatives and friends; who is a good athlete or enjoys physical sport; a junior majoring in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering; and who, preferably, is from Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico or Southeast Asia.

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Arturo Castaneda Barrios, Eduardo Rodriguez

2016-2017: David Madey

2015-2016: Keyur Makwana

2014-2015: Marisela Miramontes

2013-2014: Keshavan Kope

2012-2013: Destiny Garcia

2010-2011: Martin Rodriguez

2008-2009: Pavandeep Singh

To apply for this scholarship, please see the Financial Aid Undergraduate Scholarship website: http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/index.html

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Phillips 66 Scholarship

New scholar award for 2014-2015. Awards are made to the most deserving undergraduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.25.

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Jacob Needels, Susana Ramirez Perez

2016-2017: Christopher Chighizola, Lea Spongberg, Mohammad Ali

2015-2016: Kyle Cubba

2014-2015: 
Joshua Mandeville

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter quarters.

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Union Pacific Scholarship

New scholar award for 2014-2015. Awards are made to the most deserving undergraduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Students must have a GPA of at least 2.7.

Scholarship Recipients

2015-2016: Melvin Mallari

2014-2015: Andrew Teller

To apply for this scholarship, watch your e-mail for the scholarship announcement during Winter quarters.

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Won Family Scholarship

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Amanda Braun, Abdulmalek Mohamed Al Kabsh

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