The Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi has announced 4th year bioengineering student Kimberly Bennett is among the 2020 recipients of the Tau Beta Pi Award. Bennett will serve as president of 2020-21 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society at UC Riverside and will become the fourth student to earn the award since the chapter formed in 2005.
The $2,000 scholarships are competitive and awarded nationwide. Each year, the organization selects students based on the competitive criteria of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.
Since the association began recognizing students in 1998, more than 3,000 students have earned scholarships. Students from more than 30 engineering disciplines are considered for the award.