Kenneth P. Revay Class of 2018 Scholarship


Type

General Endowment

Value

$280,585 (2021)

Year Established

2002

Purpose

Scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program within the College of Engineering. (GF000066)

Description

Recipients must be a full time undergraduate student enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Engineering and who is pursuing studies in Mechanical Engineering. Scholarships shall be awarded based on need and merit. Preference given to renewing the scholarship to the same student in successive semesters until graduation.


History

Kenneth Revay, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1982. During his time in college, he was part of several societies and groups, including serving as the chairman of Florida Tech Student Chapter American Society of Mechanical Engineers, project director at Mini-Baja All-Terrain Vehicle, and student representative to Canaveral Section ASME. Additionally, since he started as an Air Commerce major, he was able to obtain his FAA Private Pilots License in his first year.

After graduating, he worked for Rockwell International as a member of the technical staff for a year. Then, for several years, he held managerial positions and participated in special projects at Lockheed Martin Space Operations and United Space Alliance.

Since 2013, he has been a Member of the Board of Trustees (Volunteer) at Florida Institute of Technology. He holds NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Leadership and Governance Fellowships, and NACD Master Class.

Recipients:

2019                            Maria Baker and Daniel Chavez-Montero

2020                            Maria Baker and Sarah Cameron

2021                            Sarah Cameron and Sean Sapper