Sponsored by ExxonMobil, this scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in an engineering degree.
Bryana Pittman attends Florida A&M University and is majoring in biological systems engineering with a concentration in molecular machine learning. She intends to pursue a doctoral degree in molecular machine learning after graduation before heading to law school and business school to focus on Intellectual property law and international investment management. Bryana is actively involved in campus and her community. She was selected as one of the first fellows in the Kirchner impact foundation HBCU program for impact investing. Through this program, she completed a $50,000 investment deal with a multinational company.
Jaelyn Holiday is an engineering major at Texas A&M University. Jaelyn is interested in medicine and computer science project management. On campus, Jaelyn is an active member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the Society of Women Engineers. For the upcoming year she will be serving as Technical OutReach and Community Help Chair for her chapter NSBE and Engineering Diversity Chair for NSBE’s Region V Executive Board. Outside of school Jaelyn enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and traveling. After graduation Jaelyn plans to attend Medical School.