Solar Energy International of Carbondale, Colorado USA has a established a scholarship fund in honor of fallen solar hero Walt Ratterman, who lost his life in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake:
“SEI is deeply saddened by the loss of Walt Ratterman, who perished in the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Walt was an instructor, alumni, supporter and friend of SEI. He was also an incredibly dedicated one-of-a-kind individual who touched thousands of people’s lives around the world. Walt was in Haiti working on solar projects for health clinics with the organization that he cofounded, SunEnergy Power International (SunEPI). SunEPI works around the world to improve people’s quality of life with renewable energy technologies in remote, rural areas. ”
The fund will provide ” training scholarships to students who embody his spirit of adventure, hard work and dedication to the people of the developing world. ” You can get more information about the Ratterman Scholarship here at the SEI site.