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Opportunities for Students

SEI encourages students to participate in the annual Structures Congress!  Special events for students are listed on the conference's student page.

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Undergraduate and Graduate Students

SEI has announced a new Student Video Competition open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Produce a short video on your team’s interpretation of the theme “Achieving the Vision: Structural Engineers as Leaders and Innovators” from the SEI Vision for the Future of Structural Engineering and Structural Engineers: A Case for Change.

The winning video will be shown at Structures Congress April 23-25, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. The winning team will receive complimentary registration for up to five students and their faculty advisor to participate in the full program at Structures Congress including special opportunities for students to meet and mix with industry and academic leaders.

Find out more about the Student Video Competition and enter today.

Undergraduate Students

SEI sponsors a Student Structural Design Competition for universities. Innovative projects demonstrating excellence in structural engineering are invited for submission. Awards include cash prizes and an opportunity to present their designs at the annual SEI Structures Congress. 

Graduate Students

The O. H. Ammann Research Fellowship in Structural Engineering is awarded to a member of ASCE or SEI to encourage the creation of new knowledge in the field of structural design and construction. All members or applicants for membership are eligible. This fellowship award is at least $5,000 and can be up to $10,000. Application deadline: November 1.