EAP Awards Student Scholarships in 2023

Thanks to the generosity of Wes and Ankie Foell, David and Helen Nagel, and Summerdale, Inc., the Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) program at UW–Madison awarded scholarships to 16 students who newly enrolled in EAP in 2023. These exceptional students span 13 graduate programs across campus and each will receive $2,000 as an investment in their future career in energy analysis and policy. Congratulations to:

  • Ryder Belgarde — Foell Scholarship — Mechanical Engineering, PhD
  • Yulian Chen — Foell Scholarship — Agricultural and Applied Economics, MS
  • Harsh Darji — Nagel Scholarship — Chemical Engineering, PhD
  • Francie Fink — Foell Scholarship — Public Affairs, MPA
  • Mike Garcia — Foell Scholarship — Law School, JD
  • Xiyuan Hu — Energy and Health Scholarship — Population Health Sciences, PhD
  • Ali Mammadov — Foell Scholarship — Public Affairs, MPA
  • Shirley Obih — Foell Scholarship — Biological Systems Engineering, MS
  • Cecilia Orth — Foell Scholarship — Environment and Resources, MS
  • Dahlia Saba — Foell Scholarship — Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD
  • Cara Scalpone — Foell Scholarship — Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, MS
  • Gabriel Shapiro — Foell Scholarship — Geography, Environment and Resources, MS
  • Kyla Smith — Foell Scholarship — Environment and Resources, MS
  • Brandon Tran — Foell Scholarship — Computer Science, PhD
  • Paul Vang — Foell Scholarship — Supply Chain Management, MBA
  • Javiera Vergara Zambrano — Foell Scholarship – Chemical Engineering, PhD

The EAP program continues to grow both in the total number of students enrolled and in the variety of students’ home departments. This furthers EAP’s goal of creating a diverse community of energy scholars on campus and future energy professionals who work across disciplines to solve complex challenges. We cannot wait to see the impacts our students make as they become professionals working on issues related to energy!

Any incoming or current graduate student who enrolled in the EAP program during 2023 was eligible for this opportunity. Click here to learn about current scholarships and eligibility requirements!