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university level scholarships

The ASCE Los Angeles Younger Member Forum (LA YMF), in coordination with the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) and Los Angeles Section is proud to award over $20,000 in scholarships to undergraduate students, graduate students, and student chapters within the civil engineering community for the 2021-2022 academic year.

2021-2022 award cycle schedule

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021

sunDAY, JANUARY 23, 2022

MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2022

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION OPENS 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CLOSES

WINNERS NOTIFIED

AWARD CEREMONY

Eligibility requirements, required documentation, and essay prompts along with award categories and amounts are now available for scholarships awarded by LA YMF. Applications must be submitted by Sunday, January 23, 2022. Winners will be notified no later than Monday, January 31, 2022, and are expected to be in attendance to receive their award at the annual Student Night & Job Fair (SNJF)  scheduled for Friday, February 4, 2022.

LA YMF scholarships

available awards

outstanding undergraduate student

5 awards at $1,000 each

outstanding graduate student

2 awards at $1,500 each

dr. bill goodin outstanding student mentor

5 awards at $1,000 each

outstanding student chapter

1 award at $1,000

eligibility requirements

Individual Awards

  1. Applicant must be a National Student Member of ASCE. Students join free here!  

  2. Undergraduate student applicants must be a full-time student for the 2021-2022 academic year. Graduate student applicants may be part-time of full-time, but must have been enrolled during the 2021-2022 academic year.

  3. Applicant must be a student at one of the following universities: CBU, CSULA, CSUN, LMU, UCLA, USC, CSUF, CSULB, UCI, CPP, or CPSLO

  4. Only complete submissions will be considered. See application forms for requirements.

Student Chapter Award

  1. Chapter must be an active ASCE student chapter at one of the following universities: CBU, CSULA, CSUN, LMU, UCLA, USC, CSUF, CSULB, UCI, CPP, or CPSLO

  2. Only complete submissions will be considered. See application forms for requirements.

The Dr. Bill Goodin Outstanding Student Mentor Scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

SCORING CRITERIA

Individual Awards

     40%      Essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

     20%      Academic achievements (GPA, research experience, etc.)

     15%      Growth within the Civil Engineering profession (ASCE involvement, leadership roles, etc.)

     15%      Community involvement (community service, etc.)

     10%      Professionalism/Attention to Detail

Student Chapter Award

     50%      Video (professional appearance, language, business acumen, content, creativity, and compliance to

                  guidelines)

     25%      Achievements (active ASCE membership, chapter achievements, etc.)

     15%      Community involvement (community service, etc.)

     10%      Professionalism/Attention to Detail

 

LA section scholarships

available awards

outstanding undergraduate student

up to 3 awards at $1,000 each

and 1 award at $1,5000

outstanding graduate student

1 award at $1,000

and 1 award at $1,500

presidential scholarship

1 award at $1,500

In addition to the scholarships shown above,  LA Section will award one (1) Presidential Scholarship to a selected applicant. This award is open to both undergraduate and graduate applicants. Applicants who apply for either of the LA Section Scholarships provided above (Outstanding Undergraduate Student or Outstanding Graduate Student) will be considered for this prestigious award.

eligibility requirements

Individual Awards

  1. Applicant must be a National Student Member of ASCE and also a member of their university’s ASCE Student Chapter.

  2. Undergraduate student applicants must be a full-time student for the 2021-2022 academic year. Graduate student applicants may be part-time of full-time, but must have been enrolled during the 2021-2022 academic year.

  3. Applicant must be a student at one of the following universities: CBU, CSULA, CSUN, LMU, UCLA, USC, CSUF, CSULB, UCI, CPP, or CPSLO

  4. Undergraduate applicants shall have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. Graduate applicants shall have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.3.

  5. All applications must be signed and approved by your university’s ASCE Faculty Advisor, CEE Faculty, or Student Chapter President.

  6. Only complete submissions will be considered. See application forms for requirements.

The LA Section Presidential Scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

SCORING CRITERIA

Individual Awards

     45%      Essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

     30%      Growth within the Civil Engineering profession (ASCE involvement, leadership roles, and personal achievements)

     15%      Academic achievements (transcript, GPA)

     10%      Professionalism/Attention to Detail (timely submission and completeness of application)

MLAb scholarships

available awards

METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELEs BRANCH

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

4 awards at $1,000 each

LE VAL LUND MEMORIAL

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

1 award at $1,000

eligibility requirements

Individual Awards

  1. Applicant must be a National Student Member of ASCE and also a member of their university’s ASCE Student Chapter.

  2. Applicant must be a full-time student for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  3. Applicant must be a full time student at one of the following universities: CSULA, CSUN, LMU, UCLA, or USC

  4. All applications must be signed and approved by your university’s ASCE Student Chapter President. 

  5. Only complete submissions will be considered. See application forms for requirements and submission instructions.

The Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch Undergraduate Scholarship is open only to undergraduate students. The Le Val Lund Memorial Graduate Scholarship is open only to graduate students.​

SCORING CRITERIA

Individual Awards

     40%      Essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

     25%      Academic achievements (GPA, research experience, etc.)

     25%      ASCE involvement/extracurricular activities (club involvement)

     10%      Professionalism/Attention to Detail (timely submission and completeness of application)

K-12 level scholarships

In addition to providing scholarships at the university level, ASCE LA YMF presents scholarships to middle and high school-aged students during their annual Engineers Week (E-Week). Participating schools receive essay prompts in January and winning students are notified in February of each year. ASCE is excited to award over $3,000 in scholarships to K-12 students for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To learn more about E-Week follow the link below:

about your scholarship chair

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Andrea Mosqueda - Scholarship Chair

LA Younger Member Forum

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Andrea is a product of LAUSD public schools graduating from Gardena High School in 2013. From there, she attended Stanford University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2017. Currently, Andrea works full time as a Design Engineer while simultaneously pursuing a master’s degree in Structural Engineering at California State University – Long Beach. In addition to serving as the Scholarship Chair for ASCE LA YMF, she serves as the High School Day lead for E-Week 2022. Andrea is also a proud Rotarian and the Youth Service Project Chair with the Rotary Club of Placentia.