Diego is a Senior Civil Engineer with Walt Disney Imagineering. He is a proud Ecuadorian-American, first generation college graduate from UC Berkeley. He has domestic and international experience in the design and construction of several infrastructure projects. While his career path has taken him from United Arab Emirates to China, Diego maintains a resolve to find his way back to the roots from which he came – one engineering problem at a time. Diego currently lives in Los Angeles, considers his family his biggest source of strength, and is a huge advocate for youth development in the Latinx community. In his free time, he obsesses over LAFC, the best tacos in LA, and the general meaning of life.

Diego Jácome - Scholarship Co-Chair

LA Younger Member Forum

Ani is a Civil Engineering Associate at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. Ani has been involved with ASCE since joining the UCI student chapter her freshman year. She served as the External Activities Chair and the PSWC Environmental Competition Project Manager, as well as a member of Concrete Canoe. She was also involved in the mentorship program. In her spare time, Ani enjoys finding new dessert places and going to the beach. She is currently serving as the Scholarship Chair.

Ani Sarkissian - Scholarship Co-Chair

LA Younger Member Forum

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The ASCE Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) and Younger Member Forum (LA YMF) are proud to introduce this year’s scholarships for ASCE Student Members and University Chapters.

 

The deadline to submit a complete application will be 11:59PM Pacific Time on Friday, January 8, 2021.

Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

 

Applicants may submit applications for multiple scholarships upon compliance with the eligibility criteria, however an applicant cannot be awarded more than one scholarship from each organization. For instance, an applicant may be awarded 1 MLAB and 1 YMF scholarship, but may not be awarded 2 scholarships from MLAB nor 2 scholarships from YMF. 

For inquiries regarding scholarship submissions, please contact:

ascelascholarship@gmail.com.

 

Below is a summary of each scholarship and the link to each application.

 

METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES BRANCH SCHOLARSHIPS

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LOS ANGELES SECTION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Scholarships coming soon!

LOS ANGELES YOUNGER MEMBER FORUM SCHOLARSHIPS

 

  1. LOS ANGELES YMF OUTSTANDING STUDENT CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  2. LOS ANGELES YMF OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ($750)

  3. LOS ANGELES YMF OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ($750)

  4. LOS ANGELES YMF DR. BILL GOODIN OUTSTANDING STUDENT MENTOR SCHOLARSHIPS (5 awards at $1000 each)

 

Eligibility Requirements For All Scholarships

 

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

  • Applicant must be a full-time student for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Applicant must be a full time student at one of the following universities:

      CBU, CSULA, CSUN, LMU, UCLA, USC, CSUF, CSULB, UCI, CPP, or CPSLO

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

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

LA YMF Outstanding Student Chapter Scholarship - $500 (1 award)

Scoring Criteria

  • 15% - Achievements (cover letter)

  • 30% - Growth within Civil Engineering profession (active ASCE membership, leadership roles, and chapter achievements)

  • 45% - Video (professional appearance, language, business acumen, content, creativity, and compliance to guidelines)

  • 10% - Attention to details (timely submission and completeness of application).

APPLICATION (coming soon)

LA YMF Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship - $750 (1 award)

 

Other Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering (or related) graduate program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Scoring Criteria

  • 15% - Academic achievements (transcript and strength of GPA)

  • 30% - Growth within Civil Engineering profession (active ASCE membership, leadership roles, and personal achievements)

  • 45% - Written essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

  • 10% - Attention to details (timely submission and completeness of application).

APPLICATION (coming soon)

LA YMF Outstanding Undergraduate Student Scholarship - $750 (1 award)

Other Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering (or related) undergraduate program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Scoring Criteria

  • 15% - Academic achievements (transcript and strength of GPA)

  • 30% - Growth within Civil Engineering profession (active ASCE membership, leadership roles, and personal achievements)

  • 45% - Written essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

  • 10% - Attention to details (timely submission and completeness of application).

APPLICATION (coming soon)

LA YMF Dr. Bill Goodin Outstanding Student Mentor Scholarships - $1000 (5 awards)

Other Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering (or related) undergraduate or graduate program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Scoring Criteria

  • 15% - Academic achievements (transcript and strength of GPA)

  • 30% - Growth within Civil Engineering profession (active ASCE membership, leadership roles, and personal achievements)

  • 45% - Written essay (writing mechanics, clarity, addressing prompt statement, and passion for growth as a Civil Engineer)

  • 10% - Attention to details (timely submission and completeness of application).

APPLICATION (coming soon)

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