Structural Engineering Travelling Fellowship
Awarded by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation
To foster an appreciation of the aesthetic potential inherent in the structural design of buildings, bridges and other major works of architecture and engineering.
The fellowship hopes to encourage an awareness of the visual impact of structural engineering among engineering students and their schools. It also helps to strengthen the connection between aesthetics and efficiency, economy and innovation in structural design. Please see the website for further details external link.
Open to candidates of any citizenship who are graduating from a university in the United States of America with a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree in civil or architectural engineering and a specialization in structural engineering. Applicants must be nominated by the faculty and endorsed by the chair of the department from which they will receive the degree. Applicants must intend to enter the professional practice of structural engineering in the field of buildings or bridges.
Complete guidelines are available in the website.
The mission of the Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation is to identify and nuture emerging talent by sponsoring prestigious awards and traveling study grants to students of architecture, design, urban design and structural engineering. The SOM foundation identifies and supports individuals with the highest design aspirations, and enables them, through research and travel, to broaden their horizons and achieve excellence in their professional or academic careers. The foundation's goal is to instill in its fellows a heightened sense of reponsibility as future leaders in the design disciplines by offering them an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the complexities of the built environment.