John Lenard Civil Engineering Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 10

Monday
Awarded By:

American Society of Civil Engineers

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to two 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 U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a currently enrolled student who will be an undergraduate student in the fall. Students must have at least one semester or quarter of study in the next academic year.
  4. Must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited civil engineering or related program.
  5. Must have demonstrated a commitment to either water supply and/or environmental engineering.
  6. Must be a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in good standing at time of application and award.

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

Description: Undergraduate students who are enrolled in civil engineering programs and have demonstrated a commitment to either water supply and/or environmental engineering are eligible for this award. Students must be members of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Application requirements for the John Lenard Civil Engineering Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Essay
  • Budget
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The John Lenard Civil Engineering Scholarship was endowed in 2008 by John Lenard, P.E., F.ASCE. Students may apply for all ASCE scholarships for which they are qualified. Selection of not more than two recipients is made by the Society Awards Committee or its designee and approved by the Executive Committee of the Board of Direction. The committee reserves the right to recommend that no award be made in a particular year if no meritorious applications are received. Selection is based on appraisal of the applicant's award justification, stated interest in water supply and/or environmental engineering, educational plan, academic performance and standing, development potential, leadership capacity, and financial need. The recipient/s will be notified of selection in May by the Executive Director of the Society.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarships will be awarded based on funds available. Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition and tuition-related expenses and will be disbursed in the fall term. Previous recipients of this scholarship 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 $2,000.

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. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a personal statement of 500 to 1,000 words addressing why the award should be given to him/her and plans for continuing formal education; an essay of 500 to 1,000 words describing what the civil and environmental profession can do to improve the environment and what he/she would do as an engineer to improve the environment; 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 from faculty members; one sealed official transcript from each school attended (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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