Updated March 2021

The application period for the 2021 Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship is now closed.

We anticipate announcing our next winner on Monday, May 3, 2021. Please check this page for updates or follow us on Facebook.



The Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based, one-time gift for new college entrants pursuing education in science, technology, engineering and math.

The scholarship was founded in 2017 to encourage bright, creative young people to achieve and excel in these important disciplines to change the world for the better.

Named for the creative, generous engineer who founded American Power Systems, Inc., the scholarship awards one local student $5,000 to pursue their education.

Learn more & apply

The following three documents tell you everything you need to know to apply for the scholarship. Please read them carefully.

  1. Scholarship overview & application instructions [PDF]

  2. Application form [Fillable PDF]

  3. Essay prompt [PDF]


Questions may be e-mailed to


Scholarship Recipients

2018: Cole Caleo

2019: Joseph Dryoel

2020: Grace Bjustrom