Engineering Students Austin, Weger Earn Tau Beta Pi Scholarships

Brett C. Austin, a senior in biomedical engineering, and Nathaniel J. Weger, a senior in mechanical engineering, are recipients of Tau Beta Scholarships.

Austin and Weger are among 271 scholars chosen among 679 applicants by the Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, for undergraduate study during the 2017-2018 academic year.  Austin received the Lyons Scholarship while Weger was given the Campbell Scholarship.

The Tau Beta Pi scholarships are awarded on the competitive criteria of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession. All scholars are members of the Association.

Tau Beta Pi was founded at Lehigh University in 1885. It has collegiate chapters at 246 at engineering colleges in the U.S. and active alumni chapters in 41 cities.