The Student Scholarship Essay Competition is an annual event held in the spring and hosted in turns by San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University. Students from all three schools participate each year and contest winners receive scholarship money generously provided by a variety of local companies.
IMPORTANT: Submissions for the 2017 essay contest are due on April 7, 2017! Click here to find the Essay Prompt and Rules.
This year the awards banquet will be hosted by San Jose State University on Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30pm. Students not checked in by 6:30 pm will be forfeiting any scholarship that may be awarded.
Congratulations to the 2016 First Place Winner, Lauren Oliver from Santa Clara University!
Congratulations to the Additional Scholarship Winners:
Norah Jamaly, Joyce Fung, Lauren Tetrev, Christine Li, Audrey Gozali, Stephanie Logan, Anthony Kinslow, Nathan Miyashiro, Alejandro Fernandez, Anna Harris, Troy Lopez, Gabriella Brunello, Jack Dinkelspiel, Kirin Furst, Matthew Sasaki, Kara Howard, Hailey Clonts, Daniel Kimoto, Nabila Franco, David Rodriguez, Emilia Hamilton, Taylor Darby, Bruna Paranhos, Joy Yusufzai, Andrew Callens, and Brandon Popovec..
THANK YOU TO THE COMPANY SPONSORS OF THE 2016 ESSAY CONTEST
ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies, California)
APWA (American Public Works Association)
ASCE General Membership
ASCE Younger Member Forum (YMF)
Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc.
Cal Engineering and Geology
Carrol Engineering, Inc.
Cleary Consultants, Inc.
Charles W. Davidson Co.
Cotton, Shires, & Associates, Inc.
Earth Systems Pacific
Ruth and Going, Inc.
San Jose Water Company
Schaaf & Wheeler
THANK YOU TO THE INDIVIDUAL DONORS OF THE 2016 ESSAY CONTEST
David E. Hook
Rocelia G. Kmak
Thomas G. Schultz
Martin H. Tapay
THANK YOU TO THE PAST PRESIDENT SPONSORS OF THE 2016 ESSAY CONTEST
James R. Schaaf
THANK YOU TO OUR PUBLIC SECTOR SUPPORTER
Santa Clara Valley Water District