SOM Foundation Travel Fellowship

Read on to learn more about this fellowship opportunity: 

The Skidmore, Owings 7 Merrill (SOM) Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2016 Structural Engineering Traveling Fellowship. This $20,000 award for independent travel and study is open to both undergraduates and graduate students who will receive a degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s) July 1st 2015 through June 30th 2016. The Foundation’s goal is to instill in its fellows a heightened sense of the importance of aesthetics in structural design by offering them an opportunity to study buildings and bridges throughout the world.

To Apply: Students must be nominated in order to apply. If you are interested, please contact a structures faculty member. CEE can nominate up to two candidates, and nominations are due on Monday, Dec. 7th.

  • Submission Guidelines: Click Here!
  • Nominations/Applications due: December 7th, 2015
  • Essay and Proposed Itinerary due: January 25th, 2016
  • Winners notified no later than: March 4th, 2016

Questions? Contact Nancy Abshire, Executive Director, at 312-360-4524 or somfoundation@som.com OR visit the SOM website!

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