|Tedric A. Harris Bearing Industry Scholarship|
About the ABMA Scholarship Program
In honor of Professor Tedric A. Harris, ABMA established a program for interns at ABMA member companies in 2011. This year, the association will focus on honoring engineering students who have completed internships at ABMA member companies in the bearing field.
The ABMA Engineering Education Committee will select two outstanding applicants to receive $2,500 each towards their education.
The submission deadline has passed for the 2016 Scholarship Program.
Requirements for All Applicants
Please download the application for a full list of requirements and ABMA member companies.
About Professor Tedric A. Harris
Throughout his productive career, Professor Tedric A. Harris contributed significantly to the bearing industry both as a professor in mechanical engineering and in private industry. Professor Harris has been a role model and mentor for numerous young engineers in the bearing field and many of his mentees have become leaders in the field through their work within their companies and the American Bearing Manufacturing Association.
As an employee for SKF USA Inc. and AB SKF, Professor Harris’s key positions included Managing Director the of SKF Engineering & Research Center in the Netherlands and in the United States, Vice President Product Technology and Quality, President of SKF Tribonetics and Vice President of Engineering and Research for MRC Bearings.
Professor Harris received both his B.S and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University and where he was appointed as a professor of mechanical engineering following his retirement from private industry in 1991. In addition to holding three U.S. patents, Professor Harris has authored more than 60 technical publications, including the industry standard Roller Bearing Analysis, now in its fifth edition.
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