- Any currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering student in an ABET-accredited civil engineering program who will be registered as an undergraduate in fall 2013, is a United States citizen, and has a passion for bridges may apply for this scholarship. Applicant must be a member in good standing at the time of application and award.
- A scholarship may be awarded only to a student who will employ it to continue his/her formal undergraduate education at a recognized educational institution.
- Selection is based on appraisal of the applicant’s award justification, stated interest in bridge design and construction, educational plan, academic performance and standing, development potential, leadership capacity, and financial need.
Applications must include:
- Completed application form.
- Personal statement (1000 to 1,500 words) addressing why the award should be given to the applicant, the applicant’s interest in bridge design or construction, and plans for continuing formal education.
- Detailed financial plan.Document the extent of financial need by indicating expenses and income from all sources. Expenses shall include, but not be limited to: tuition, fees, books, living expenses (rent/mortgage, meals, and utilities) and miscellaneous expenses (commuting costs, car payments, insurance, previous loan balances). Income shall include but not be limited to salaries and wages from employment, grants and loans, all family support, and military stipend.
- Minimum of two sealed letters of recommendation from faculty members.
- One sealed official transcript for each school attended.
- One-page résumé.Include honors, activities, organizations, ASCE activities (including any offices held), and any work experience.
- Any additional information/documentation that would support the applicant’s interest in bridges.
One complete application package containing one original of all items listed above must be received by ASCE Honors and Awards Program by February 9, 2013. All items must be collected by the applicant and sent to ASCE Honors and Awards Program as one complete application package. Application packages missing any of the above items will not be considered.
One applicant may be selected for award, which is in the range of $3,000. Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition, fees and related expenses, and will be disbursed in the 2013 fall term. Recipient will be eligible to interview for an internship opportunity by the Figg Engineering Group.
Deadline: Received by February 9, 2013
Submit Completed Application to:
American Society of Civil Engineers
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191-4400
Attn: Honors and Awards Program
All application requirements must be fulfulled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Click here to download the application form