Samuel Fletcher Tapman Memorial ASCE Student Chapter Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 10

Monday
Awarded By:

American Society of Civil Engineers

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 12 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a member of his/her local American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter/Club and a student member of ASCE in good standing at time of application and award.
  3. Must be a college freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior who will be registered as an undergraduate in the fall term of the year for which he/she is applying.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be enrolled in a ABET-accredited program in civil engineering or a related field.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Current undergraduate students who are majoring in civil engineering and are members of their local American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter/Club are eligible for this award. Academic merit and financial need will be considered in award selection.

Application requirements for the Samuel Fletcher Tapman Memorial ASCE Student Chapter Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Budget
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Scholarships available for award to ASCE Student Members are made possible through the generous bequest of Samuel Fletcher Tapman, M.ASCE, in 1961. The scholarships were established by the Board of Direction in 1961, the first awards being for the academic year 1962-1963. Students may apply for all ASCE scholarships for which they are qualified. Selection is made by the Society Awards Committee or its designee for recommendation to the Executive Committee for final approval. Selection is based on the applicant's justification of award, educational plans, academic performance and standing, potential for development, leadership capacity, ASCE activities, and financial need. Recipients will be notified of selection in May by the Executive Director of the Society.

Award Amount: Past awards have been approximately $3,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition at a recognized educational institution and will be disbursed in the fall term. Previous recipients of these scholarships are eligible to apply in any succeeding competition for these awards provided the other requirements of eligibility are satisfied.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 10

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 10

Applications are available on the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) website. Please note: No more than one application may be submitted from the membership of any one ASCE Student Chapter. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a personal essay of no more than 500 words highlighting why he/she chose to become a civil engineer, specific ASCE Student Chapter involvement, any special financial needs, and long term goals and plans; a detailed annual budget documenting the extent of financial need by indicating expenses and income from all sources; two or more sealed letters of recommendation, one from a student chapter/club faculty adviser and one from any other faculty member; one sealed official transcript (enclosed or sent directly by registrar's office); and a one-page resume including honors, activities, organizations, ASCE activities (including any offices held), and any work experience. All application materials should be mailed in one packet to the address provided. All materials must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Ping Wei - Staff Contact
Address: 1801 Alexander Bell Drive Attention: Honors and Awards Program Reston, Virginia 20191

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