SEAOC’s College of Fellows is now soliciting applications for selection of the 2016 SEAOC College of Fellows Scholar, in the first year of this new scholarship program. The selected applicant will be provided a grant of $ 5,000 upon completion of their first term of studies at an accredited California graduate school program in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis, Architectural Engineering or Structural Engineering.
The applicant for selection as the SEAOC College of Fellows Scholar shall have obtained an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an accredited engineering school or university and has at a minimum one year structural engineering consulting or research experience following receipt of the undergraduate degree. The applicant shall also have membership in one of the four SEAOC member associations. Any class of membership is acceptable.
The applicant for the grant shall submit:
- A resume of education and experience not to exceed two pages
- A statement of their career goals and reason for pursing an advanced degree not to exceed one page
- Notification of acceptance to the graduate program selected and
- Letters of recommendation from two members of any of the SEAOC member organizations who hold either Member or Member SE class of membership.
These items shall be submitted to the SEAOC office at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. PDT on July 1, 2016. The selection of the scholar will be based on the evaluation of the members of the College of Fellows and all decisions will be final and not subject to review or contest.
The scholarship is fully funded by the College of Fellows, whose members are selected for their long service to SEAOC, its member organizations, and the structural engineering profession.