The Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers provides a scholarship to a graduating senior from the region that this organization serves. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must be pursuing an engineering degree.

The West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers (WVSPE) is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers. WVSPE was founded in 1934 to serve the interests of the individual engineer in West Virginia across all branches of engineering. Composed of local chapters, WVSPE is the only active, established organization devoting its entire effort to the professional, ethical, economic, social and political aspects of engineering in West Virginia.

The mission of the WVSPE is to promote the ethical, competent and licensed practice of engineering, and to enhance the professional, social and economic well-being of members through networking opportunities, political action at the state and local levels, and student outreach.