Applications now being accepted for PEI Foundation scholarships

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Updated Jan 7, 2011

The Petroleum Equipment Institute has announced that applications are currently being accepted for the PEI Foundation’s Charles D. Kemp Scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year. The scholarships recognize deserving students who are dependents of employees of member companies in PEI.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic achievement, leadership, character, need and the applicant’s intent to contribute to the future of the petroleum and energy handling equipment industry. The program is administered by the Board of Governors of the PEI Foundation and the board’s Scholarship Selection Committee. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin.

To be eligible, an applicant must be a dependent of a full-time employee of a member company in PEI’s Manufacturer, Distributor, Service & Construction or Affiliate divisions. The scholarship awards are $1,000 each. The PEI Foundation Board of Governors and the Scholarship Selection Committee will determine the number of scholarships to be awarded in any given year.

To be considered, applications must be received by the PEI Foundation by 11:59 p.m. on March 31. For more information or to download a scholarship application, go to The scholarships are named in honor and memory of Kemp, longtime president of the White-Tucker Co. and president of PEI in 1972.