Y.C. Yang 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: 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 current undergraduate student who will continue to be enrolled in the fall term of the year in which he/she is applying. Students must have at least one quarter or semester of study in the next academic year.
  4. Must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited civil engineering program and have an interest in structural engineering.
  5. Must be a student 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: Current undergraduate students who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited civil engineering program with an interest in structural engineering are eligible for this award. Students must be student members of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Application requirements for the Y.C. Yang Civil Engineering Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Financial plan
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Through the generosity of Y. C. Yang, Chairman of T. Y. Lin & Y.C. Yang International, a scholarship fund was established in 2004 to foster interest in structural engineering and to encourage students to further their civil engineering education. All applications will be reviewed by the Society Awards Committee or its designee for recommendation to the Executive Committee for final approval. 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, educational plan, stated interest in structural engineering, academic performance and standing, development potential, leadership capacity, and financial need. Recipients will be notified of selection in May by the Executive Director the Society.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable. Funds should be used for tuition and tuition-related expenses and will be disbursed in the fall term. Previous holders of the 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, his/her interest in structural engineering, and plans for continuing formal education; a brief financial statement outlining how he/she will finance his/her education if the award is granted; two or more sealed letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a faculty member; 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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