Geotechnical Scholarship

Academic Year 2019-2020

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ALL APPLICATIONS: October 25th, 2019.

 

Candidate Qualification-Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering Major with Geotechnical Focus
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student attending a Southern California College or University.
  • Current ASCE Member.
  • A recommendation letter is strongly preferred from an ASCE Faculty Advisor.  Please do not upload the letter using the upload form.  The letter should be sent directly from the Advisor to the application reviewer: [email protected].
  • A short essay of maximum 6000 characters (including blank spaces) is required. The essay submitted must cover the topic of: Your Future Contributions to the Geotechnical Field and Community.  Graphics are acceptable, and not counted toward the word limit.
  • College transcripts (or equivalent certified by the Faculty Advisor).
  • A resume is encouraged to be submitted – all received resumes will be sent to local companies in the geotechnical field.

Candidate Evaluation Criteria:

  • ASCE Involvement
  • Essay of your Geotechnical Future Contribution
  • Grade Point Average (additional weight applied to geotechnical courses)
  • Faculty Advisor’s Recommendation Letter

The candidates will be evaluated based on the above criteria in general. The percentage of each criterion may be assigned after the review panel is formed.

Award:

The ASCE Orange County Branch Geotechnical Award will be honored in the form of a check payable to the individual student and presented at the ASCE Orange County Branch History & Heritage / Student Scholarship Night Dinner on November 21st, 2019.  A short bio and photo will be required for awarded applicants.

The Award will be given in the following amount*: Geotechnical Institute Scholarship: $1,000

 *Note: The money allocation and number of scholarships are subject to change, and will vary depending on the budget approval of the Board of ASCE OC – Geo-Institute

Please contact ASCE OC - Geo-Institute with any questions: Pavlo Chrysovergis, ASCE OC Branch Geo-Institute | e-mail: [email protected]         

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