IPLOCA is pleased to announce that 10 students, who are children or grandchildren of employees of IPLOCA member companies were selected as recipients of the 2023 IPLOCA scholarships.

Scholarships of USD 4,500 each are awarded annually and have been offered by IPLOCA, as a benefit of membership, since the programme’s inception in 2016.

The 2023 scholarships were awarded to:



Presley Cox

North Carolina University – Exploratory Studies

ISCO Industries

Davide Miccoli

Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza – Arabic Language

Bonatti S.p.A

Louai El Hajj

Eindhoven University of Technology – Mechanical Engineering

CCC (Consolidated Contractors Company)


Alexis Nuijens

University of Alberta – Bsc Nursing

Ledcor Pipeline Ltd.

Nora Evanto

Penn State University Park – Engineering

Precision Pipeline, LLC

Anna Przydacz

Wyzsza Szkola Bankowa – Business

Gascontrol Polska Sp. z.o.o.

Sofia Galvani

Universita degli Studi di Parma, Food System


Kaitlyn Sarmento

University of Pittsburgh – Biological Sciences

Mears Group Inc.


Colleen Lemke

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Biomedical Sciences

ITW Welding Products Group

Yushi Zhou

Colby College, Waterville, ME –  Mathematics

CPP (China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co., Ltd.)

Eligible students can submit their application to Scholarship America, an independent non-for-profit organization, who will ensure a fair selection process of top performers.

For 2024,  one scholarships will be awarded to students of Regular Members in each of the IPLOCA Geographic Regions and two will be awarded to students of Associate Members.

Information concerning the IPLOCA 2024 scholarships will be posted shortly.