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

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.

2018 SEAW Scholarship Announcement

SEAW is now accepting scholarship applications! Each spring SEAW offers $5,000 scholarships to current college or university students studying and working toward a structural engineering career.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be an official resident of the State of Washington (Washington residents attending schools out-of-state are eligible, but non-residential students attending in-state schools are not).
  • At the time of application, the student must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate Structural Engineering major in their final year of study, or as a graduate student.
  • Be committed to a professional career in Structural Engineering

All applications are due by February 28, 2018.

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2018 Bonderman Fellowship -Final info session!

CEE majors (especially Honors program students) interested in the Bonderman Travel Fellowships… Info Session on Thurs. and deadline on Monday….

Hello and happy 2018,
This is a reminder that the final information session for the 2018 Bonderman Fellowship is this Thursday, 1/4, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library, and we hope to see you there!

Additionally, the application deadline is next MONDAY, January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST).

This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. Up to eight graduate and eight undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in spring 2018. Each Fellowship carries a $23,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel. Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.

Please see for more information about eligibility requirements and to access the application.

Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship and Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship Now Open!

Apply for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Washington Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2019 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, enables fellows to work for one year on congressional staff or in a federal agency, where they study, implement, and even create marine policy. 12 congressional positions and 40 or more agency positions are available each year. Learn more here.

Applications are due to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m., February 23, 2018. Before applying, please contact
Apply for the Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship

Washington Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2018 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship.

This two-year program provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy. Fellows are matched with state coastal resource agencies and nonprofit organizations to work on projects proposed by the hosts and selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management. Learn more here. 

Applications are due to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m., January 19, 2018. Before applying, please contact

2018 HDR Engineering Scholarship Program

HDR will grant one $10,000 scholarship to an exceptional graduate-level student, preferably enrolled in a civil, environmental or other related engineering discipline associated with the water engineering industry. Preference will be given to students with a proven interest in water, wastewater or water resource engineering. Along with the scholarship, the student must be willing to accept a paid internship. The location of the internship will be determined by matching the interest of the student with an HDR office that offers a strong mentoring opportunity for a future water engineering professional. Housing and transportation are not provided for the internship.

Eligibility requirements Continue reading

REMINDER: Coral Sales Scholarship Applications Due Soon

A reminder that if you are interested in a career in highway/transportation engineering or highway construction in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska) then Coral Sales Company wants to give you a $1,000 scholarship. There are 8 days left in the application period so take a look and apply now. If you have any questions, ask me:

APPLY now for the Coral Sales Scholarship:

REMINDER: 2017 Beavers Charitable Trust Scholarship

Students that have interned for a construction company that is a member of the Beavers organization- please see the message below from Steve Muench.


A reminder that the 2017 Beavers Charitable Trust scholarship application remains open until Friday, October 27th. If you have interned for a Construction Company that is a member of the Beavers organization, you are eligible for one of two $5,000 cash scholarships they award.

If you did an internship with a contractor that was a Beavers member (contractors like Kiewit, Granite, Atkinson, Flatiron, Clark Construction, Manson, Goodfellow Bros., Hayward Baker, Traylor Bros., Stacy and Witbeck, Jay Dee, Nova Group, The Walsh Group, etc. are all members). Also, keep in mind that many other contractors are OWNED by these member companies. For example, Atkinson is owned by Clark Construction, which makes Clark interns eligible. And Mass. Electric Construction Co. is a Kiewit subsidiary, so they count too.

8 days left to apply – if you have any questions contact me:

APPLY for the Beavers scholarship:


Steve Muench

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Info Session for Undergrads & 1st Year Grad Students

UW Information Session: 10/12 at 4pm in MGH 258 with Professor Vincent Holmberg, Hertz Scholar alum and faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering! RSVP (though drop-ins are welcome).

Join Professor Holmberg 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 who are US citizens or permanent residents. The fellowship provides a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend up to $32,000/year for up to 5 years.

For more information, visit their website.