Emerson announces 2011 ASCO Numatics industrial automation engineering scholarships

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson, has announced the beginning of the application period for its 2011/2012 ASCO Numatics engineering scholarship program. Emerson's ASCO Numatics business unit will award two $5000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. ASCO Numatics is the world's leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control and pneumatics solutions.
 
"Industrial automation is increasingly important to the global economy, and continuing to deliver innovation to meet evolving market needs will require the best talent available. We established this scholarship three years ago to encourage talented engineering students to consider entering this exciting branch of engineering, and it is gratifying to see the caliber of students it attracts," said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing - Americas, ASCO Numatics.
 
The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the industrial automation engineering profession, particularly as it relates to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. A panel of ASCO Numatics executives and independent judges will select the finalists.
 
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program in an instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical or automation engineering discipline at an accredited U.S. educational institution for the 2011/2012 academic year. Candidates must also be maintaining at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident. Complete application details and forms are available at www.asconumatics.com/scholarship.

ASCO Numatics will present the scholarship awards at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011, September 26-28, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.   

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