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The Hampton Roads Chapter offers three scholarship opportunities: Old Dominion University, Tidewater Community College, as well as a general scholarship. Here is the link to the general scholarship application. See below for details on the scholarships from ODU and TCC.

In 2007, Hampton Roads Chapter of ASHRAE signed the memorandums of understanding for the Gordon Webster Zipperer III Hampton Roads ASHRAE Endowed Scholarship in Engineering. This $50,000 endowment will provide a $2000 scholarship per year to an Old Dominion University engineering student pursuing a career in the HVAC industry. If interested, please contact Karen Kendall at ODU at 757/683-5524.

Pictured in the photos from left to right
Front row: Steve Lowe (President-Elect), Douglas Henderson (President)
Back row: Ben Sablan (Board of Governors), Joe Hahn (Board of Governors), Rob Ainsley (Secretary), Dan Pettway (Member of the Board of Directors and Region III Chairman – ASHRAE)
Not pictured: Steve Zellner (Treasurer), Nancy Mitchell-Veeck (Board of Governors), Gary Hayden (ODU Student Advisor)

In 2010, the Hampton Roads Chapter established the Daniel C. Pettway Scholarship at Tidewater Community College. Dan's long standing commitment and contributions to ASHRAE at the local, regional, and national levels are recognized by the establishment of this scholarship. Click here for information on specific details and how to apply.


This web site describes the activities of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE). It does not present official positions of the Society nor reflect Society policy. ASHRAE is not responsible for this site's content. To learn more about ASHRAE activities on an international level, contact the ASHRAE home page at

Chapter can not act on behalf of society.