Dale Newton Memorial Scholarship

  • Major in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Manufacturing,
  • Minimum overall gpa 3.0
  • Financial need
  • Must possess high moral character and academic excellence.
  • Preference given to students with strong interest in aerodynamics, fluid mechanic, or thermal sciences.

Dale Newton attended Southern Oregon College from 1948 to 1950 but then served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, from 1951-1953. Later, he worked for GMAC in Southern California and Tucker Sno-Cat Co. in Oregon. From 1956 to 1959 he worked for Medford Air Service as a pilot and mechanic. In 1960, Newton co-founded the Aero Union Corporation in Redding, which moved to Chico in 1963. One of Newton’s specialties was involvement in engineering challenges and FAA certifications. Newton was known for the pride he felt for the people who made up Aero Union. This scholarship was established for students with strong interest in aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, or thermal sciences, whom possess high moral character and academic excellence.
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Award
$1,000
Deadline
02/15/2022