SWE Wisconsin Section Scholarship

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Section Selected, Endowed Scholarship

The SWE Wisconsin Section (SWE WI) was chartered in 1973.  SWE WI supports members located in the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  To honor Martha Maxwell’s memory and continue fostering her excitement about sharing engineering, math, and science with young girls and women, SWE-WI has created a memorial scholarship fund in Martha Maxwell’s name. This scholarship was endowed in 2016.  The award is given to undergraduate or graduate students pursing an engineering degree at a university within the boundaries of the SWE WI.

Available to applicants in Wisconsin and Michigan only. Click here for further information.

Martha Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

Martha Maxwell [1955 – 2012]

For those who knew her, Martha Maxwell was a fun-loving enthusiast who loved to make light of any situation. She was passionate about SWE and loved to share her passion with young women starting out in the engineering field. Martha joined SWE in 1992.  She received a BS in Industrial Engineering in 1977 from Millikin University.  Martha’s career took her through industrial engineering and manufacturing roles, most recently as a Project Engineer in the Advanced Manufacturing department at Rockwell Automation. She also was an active member of SWE-WI for many years and served in numerous leadership positions, most recently as Section Representative. In August 2012, Martha passed away after a battle with cancer.