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ASHRAE Membership

ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration. ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Over 55,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

Discounts on Publications

ASHRAE members earn 15% off publications. Hundreds of titles are available including the complete collection of ASHRAE Standards including 90.1, 62.1 and 189.1.
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Develop Leadership Skills

When you join ASHRAE, you are making an investment in yourself. When you become active in the Society by giving your time and sharing your knowledge, you get even more out of that investment.

Network with Industry Professionals

Each month, all over the world, ASHRAE chapters convene for an informational program featuring a speaker or topic that is key to professionals in the industry. Meet with your peers and share ideas.
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University Specific Scholarships

University Specific Scholarships

Annual Application Deadline: December 1
Scholarships are awarded for the academic year following the application deadline beginning with the fall semester. Re-applications accepted from former scholarship applicants and recipients who meet the current criteria.

Scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution listed below and pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a course of study that has traditionally been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession.  Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30%. 



AASHRAE David C. J. Peters Scholarship - $5,000
A one-year scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student enrolled full-time in a four or five year bachelor degree program at one of the institutions listed below.  The scholarship was created by Southland Industries in honor of David Peters, a tireless advocate of recruiting quality and an ASHRAE member.

  • California State University (CSU) at
    • Chico
    • San Diego
    • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
    • Cal Maritime
    • Long Beach
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Clemson University
  • University of Nebraska at
    • Lincoln
    • Omaha
  • University of Nevada at
    • Las Vegas
    • Reno
  • Oklahoma State University
  • University of Texas at Austin

ASHRAE Donald E. Nichols Scholarship - $3,000
A one-year scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate engineering student enrolled full-time at Tennessee Technological University.  This scholarship is named for a former ASHRAE vice president and graduate of Tennessee Technological University. 

ASHRAE J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship - $3,000
A one-year scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate mechanical engineering student enrolled full-time at the University of Pittsburgh.  This scholarship is named in memory of an ASHRAE member who oversaw development of the air conditioning equipment used in commercial, military, aerospace & transportation applications during his lifetime and was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. 


The following documents must be submitted on or before the application deadline to receive consideration.

  1. Official transcript of grades (college freshmen whose grades are not available by the application deadline must submit an official transcript of high school grades and verification of enrollment in a post-secondary educational institution).  Transcript must be mailed.  Photocopies will not be accepted.
  2. Three signed letters of recommendation as follows: one from an instructor or faculty advisor, one from a current or past employer, and one from another character reference (other than a family member).  In the case of institutions with an ASHRAE student branch, a letter from the faculty advisor of that branch may be one of the three letters of recommendation.

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