“SEI San Francisco Chapter has been selected to receive the 2019 SEI Chapter of the Year Award in recognition of its exemplary activities and efforts to advance the structural engineering profession”
— David Cocke, S.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, SEI President

Congratulations to Recipients of the 2020 SEI of ASCE, San Francisco Chapter Scholarship! 

We received applications from graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in all six universities served by the SEI-SF Chapter. Members of the scholarship committee were truly impressed and inspired by the academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and career goals of all applicants. The four scholarship recipients demonstrated particularly impressive commitment and passion for structural engineering, reflecting the qualities that we seek to reward with this scholarship. Each of the four winners this year received a $500 scholarship award. We look forward to continuing the SEI-SF scholarship program in 2021.

Our sincere congratulations and best wishes to:

Abdoul Aziz Sandotin Coulibaly (UC Berkeley, MS 2021)
Juliana Patricia Berglund-Brown (Stanford University, BS 2021)
Samantha Erin Louie (Fresno State, BS 2023)
Tyler Xavier Rodrigues (UC Berkeley, BS 2022)


Announcing the 2020 SEI of ASCE, San Francisco Chapter Scholarship

Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), San Francisco Chapter is happy to announce the SEI of ASCE, San Francisco Chapter Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to promote educational opportunities for students that are interested in pursuing careers in structural engineering and to promote the long-term impact of SEI and ASCE. The $2,000 scholarship may be divided and awarded to multiple winners at the discretion of the selection committee. Up to four winners may be selected. All full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a university within the ASCE San Francisco Section area of service (the coast of Northern California from Monterey Bay to Oregon, including the entire San Francisco Bay Area and Fresno) and enrolled in a civil engineering program with a focus in structural engineering are eligible for the scholarship. We look forward to reviewing the applications and awarding the scholarship based on academic and professional merit, as well as financial need.

Download the scholarship application here.

Attention: the application due date has been extended to July 24, 2020.

Applications are due by end of day July 10 24, 2020.

Winners will be selected and notified by end of day July 31, 2020.

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