Through the generosity of ASCE President, Arthur S. Tuttle, a scholarship bequest was established in 1983.

Recent recipients

  • 2022–2023: Alanna Joachim, S.M.ASCE, University of Massachusetts

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  1. The Arthur S. Tuttle Fellowship may be presented annually to not more than four students, who will use the fellowship for their first year of graduate studies.
  2. The purpose of the fellowship is to further the education of worthy students in any civil engineering discipline.
  3. Eligibility
    1. Applicants must be members of the Society, of any grade, and must be in good standing at the time of application and award.
    2. Scholarship funds are applied to tuition expenses during civil engineering graduate study leading to the Masters degree in an accredited educational institution.
    3. Financial need and educational standing will be considered in selecting recipients.
  4. Application:
    1. Complete applications, following directions provided in the application form, are to be submitted for receipt by February 10 of the year of award.
    2. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials electronically via [email protected].
    3. Applications must include:
      1. completed application form;
      2. personal 500-word essay statement by the applicant of the reasons believed to justify fellowship assistance, specifically including financial need, as well as plans for continuing formal education, and the names of universities to which they have applied;
      3. detailed budget;
      4. official transcript;
      5. one- to two-page resume.  Include honors, activities, organizations, ASCE activities (including any offices held), and any work experience. 
      6. minimum of two recommendation letters, one of which must be from a faculty member.
  5. Selection:
    1. All applications will be reviewed by the Society Awards Committee or its designee for recommendation to the Executive Committee for final approval. 
    2. The committee reserves the right to recommend that no award be made in a particular year if no meritorious applications are received. 
    3. Selection is based on appraisal of applicant’s, educational plans, academic performance, potential for development, leadership, and financial need.
  6. Awards:
    1. The amount of the fellowship will be determined annually by and subject to approval of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction based on income from the fund endowment. 
    2. Recipients will be notified of selection in the spring by the Executive Director of the Society. 
    3. Award funds will be sent to the recipient.
    4. Funds may be applied to tuition expenses, costs associated with research, and academic fees reasonably and logically associated with a graduate engineering program while continuing formal education. 


Application Deadline: Complete application and transcript must be received by February 10.

To apply, submit a completed application to [email protected]

All application requirements must be fulfilled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.