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Applications are due March 1, 202o.

Susan Lynn talks about Peggy Bowker and the scholarship her mother established in Peggy Bowker’s honor in this short video.


The Peggy Bowker Women in Engineering Scholarship was created in memory of Bowker,PeggynewsclippingPeggy Bowker by those who love her. Peggy graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1978 and had the distinction of being the first licensed female civil engineer in the state of Nevada; an accomplishment that was very much in keeping with the drive and determination she demonstrated in all facets of her life.

This scholarship was established in Peggy’s memory and is designed to carry on her legacy- helping women break the “glass ceiling” and open doors for women following.