About Max and the Scholarship

This scholarship honors Maxine Shelly Turner, who was one of the 32 people killed at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. Maxine was a senior majoring in Chemical Engineering at the university and was due to graduate with honors in May of that year.

Maxine was a founding member of the Rho Chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon at Virginia Tech. In establishing this scholarship, Maxine's love of the engineering profession lives on by helping other young women realize their dreams of being engineers and scientists.

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Scholarship Recipients

The Maxine Shelly Turner Memorial Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate woman studying engineering or technical schience. Here's a little bit about each of the recipients.

How to Donate

Donations are accepted during the month of April and are tax deductable in the United States. Tax I.D. 36-4111818

Online Donation

All major credit cards are accepted.
Minimum donation is $10.

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Mail a Check

Checks and money orders should be made payable to:
Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation, Inc.
and sent to:

Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation
P.O. Box 321058
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Donations must be postmarked between April 1 and April 30.
Please indicate in the memo portion of the check "Maxine Turner Fund" to ensure the money is set aside for the memorial scholarship.