Major: Mechanical Engineering

Keltrin K. Burrell III, is among five students from the Southern University College of Engineering to receive an academic scholarship from Genesis Energy. The Southern University System Foundation partnered with Genesis Energy to create a $100,000 scholarship fund for Southern University students. The scholarship seeks to encourage students to explore opportunities in their chosen fields of study and to develop a relationship with Genesis Energy.

“The importance of receiving this scholarship helps students reach their goals and become the best they can be. This investment allows us an opportunity to better ourselves and our community. The assistance I have been awarded will help with paying for college so that I will be able to fulfill my goals to further my education,” said Burrell.

“Academia and industry partnerships are mutually beneficial,” said dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Habib Mohamadian.

“We welcome the new Genesis facility to the area and appreciate the opportunity for our students and the Southern University community to be a part of the mutually beneficial partnership,” said Monique Guillory-Winfield, Southern University System vice president for academic and student affairs.

Genesis Energy LP is a diversified midstream energy master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas. Genesis operations include pipeline transportation, refinery services, and supply and logistics. Genesis operations are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico.