Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship – Info Session 5/22

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

  • UW Information Session: Tuesday, May 22, 4:30pm, Allen Library Auditorium
  • Please RSVP (though drop-ins are welcome)

Who should attend?  Undergraduates planning ahead for graduate school AND incoming first-year PhD students (US citizenship or permanent residency is required)

What fields are included?  Applied physical and biological sciences, math, and engineering (“applied” is broadly construed; get additional details about applicable fields at http://hertzfoundation.org/fellowships/fields).

What will be covered at the info session?  Dr. Vincent Holmberg, Hertz Scholar alum and faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Dr. Floris van Breugel, Hertz Scholar alum and Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Department of Biology and the e-Science Institute, will share their insights, advice, tips and answer questions for current and future applicants. Join us to learn more and dispel myths about this opportunity for seniors wishing to pursue PhDs, and first-year grad students, in any of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

What does the Hertz Fellowship provide?  A cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend up to $32,000/year for up to 5 years, the research freedom to pursue their PhD, and mentorship and counsel through the lifelong community of peers.

FYI: $2k scholarships from SEAW-SW available NOW

The Southwest Chapter of the Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW-SW) is offering $2,000 scholarships to current college or university students studying Structural Engineering. We are hoping to encourage and support students who plan to make their professional career the practice of Structural Engineering, and, have a connection to the Southwest Chapter region of Washington State (Pierce, Thurston and South King Counties). Please disregard the original deadline; all applications should be submitted ASAP. http://www.seaw.org/seaw-sw-chapter-scholarship

Reminder: Structural Engineers Foundation Scholarships – Applications due April 30!

Reminder: applications are due Monday, April 30, 2018.

The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming academic year for undergraduate and graduate students studying structural engineering. Applicants will be evaluated on scholarship, leadership, and academic involvement.  Up to four scholarships will be awarded, each in the amount of $2,500.  One of the four scholarships, the Max Zar scholarship, is awarded to a student enrolled in a school in Illinois. The Rubinos-Mesia scholarship is awarded to a student of Hispanic descent.

The Scholarship Information & Application form includes eligibility requirements and application guidelines, and can be downloaded and submitted electronically.

Scholarship applications must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018. Winners will be notified by June 1.

2018 Brown and Caldwell Scholarships

Brown and Caldwell awards college scholarships worth $5,000 each to promising full-time students pursuing careers in the environmental profession through a variety of award programs, including the Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship, the Minority Scholarship Program, the Women in Leadership Scholarship and the GLBTQ Scholarship.

Students enrolled in their junior or senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university are welcome to apply. Eligible declared majors include civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the related environmental sciences (e.g. biology, geology, hydrogeology, ecology). For full eligibility guidelines, please refer to the individual scholarship pages.

The deadline for applications is April 15th. To learn more, go check out the Scholarship FAQs.

CFMA Scholarship

The Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is offering a scholarship to students in construction management Bachelor’s Degree programs in the state of Washington.

Application deadline: 3/31/18

Scholarship Overview:

Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to being the communications leader and premier source of education and information for aspects of financial management unique to the construction industry. Our local chapter consists of more than 130 individual members representing approximately 100 different companies in the Puget Sound region including: construction companies, lawyers, banks, insurance and surety bonding companies, accounting software, suppliers to the construction industry and CPA’s. Continue reading

ASCE 2018-2019 Howard Preston Scholarship

The application for the 2018-2019 Howard Preston Scholarship Award sponsored by the Columbia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is now available. The Columbia Section is awarding $2,000 total scholarship money this year.

Scholarship Eligibility & Information:

Application:

The application deadline is April 15, 2018. 

2018 SEED Scholarship

The S.E.E.D Scholarship aims to positively acknowledge the contributions of undocumented students enrolled at the University of Washington. This award recognizes UW students for their academic excellence, involvement in the community and demonstrated leadership.

The recipient will receive a one-time award, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, which will be dispensed in the 2018-2019 academic year. The award is made available through generous contributions to La Raza Student Commission and its constituents.

Recipients will be notified by March 31st, 2018. To acknowledge these accomplishments and receipt of scholarship, recipients will speak at the DREAM Banquet on April 14, 2018 at 4 PM held at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. Further details will be provided with the award letter.

Scholarship Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Be an undocumented student
  • Will be enrolled full time at the UW (Seattle, Bothell, or Tacoma) during the 2018-19 school year
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate academic potential
  • Must attend dream banquet on April 14, 2018.

Apply at https://tinyurl.com/SEEDScholarship2018 

Deadline: March 25, 2018

Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Fellowships

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation is pleased to offer this request for proposals for two fellowship programs.

They are continuing with a $5,000 Student Innovation Fellowship for the 3rd year as well as beginning a new $5,000 technical literacy fellowship. The goals and guidelines for the fellowships are below.


Student Innovation Fellowship Guidelines
For the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Overview: The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation (TTF) was established in 2008 with a mission to fund projects, scholarships and fellowships in building engineering, design or technology. This new fellowship offers up to $5,000 in funding for specific projects that further innovation in the structural engineering and applied mechanics practice. Any projects that fulfill the goal of innovation will be considered. General suggested topics include innovations that support: The integration of engineering and architecture;
sustainability; and applying new approaches, such as robotics, nano technology, big data, material sciences or building damping solutions, to problems in the built environment. Continue reading

Structural Engineers Foundation Scholarships – Applications due April 30!

The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming academic year for undergraduate and graduate students studying structural engineering. Applicants will be evaluated on scholarship, leadership, and academic involvement. Up to four scholarships will be awarded, each in the amount of $2,500. One of the four scholarships, the Max Zar scholarship, is awarded to a student enrolled in a school in Illinois. The Rubinos-Mesia scholarship is awarded to a student of Hispanic descent.

The Scholarship Information & Application form includes eligibility requirements and application guidelines, and can be downloaded and submitted electronically. This information is also available here.

Scholarship applications must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018. Winners will be notified by June 1.

UW Scholarship Fair, Jan. 25, 2-5:30pm, MGH Commons

Attend the 2018 Scholarship Fair on Jan. 25, 2pm-5:30pm at UW in Mary Gates Hall! This event is an opportunity for students and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate years. Program representatives from over 25 local, national and international organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling, as well as offering information sessions throughout the day.

The list of participating scholarship programs is available at http://expd.uw.edu/scholarships/scholarships-fair/.

Information sessions offered during the Fair include (all held in MGH 171):

Don’t hesitate to RSVP, that just allows them to send you a reminder to attend if you are able to, but isn’t required. Drop into the Fair or any of these info sessions even if you don’t RSVP. Sign up to get reminded about the Fair.