Annual Student Essay Competition

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. 

BANQUET REGISTRATION

 


Congratulations to the 2016 First Place Winner, Lauren Oliver from Santa Clara University!

Read her winning essay

 

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.

CH2M Hill

Charles W. Davidson Co.

Cotton, Shires, & Associates, Inc.

Devcon Construction

Earth Systems Pacific

ENGEO, Inc.

HMH

HNTB

Mott MacDonald

Ruth and Going, Inc.

San Jose Water Company

Schaaf & Wheeler

 

THANK YOU TO THE INDIVIDUAL DONORS OF THE 2016 ESSAY CONTEST

 

Aida Fairman

Katherine Oven

Linda Grevera

Nick Goodenow

David E. Hook

Rocelia G. Kmak

Tracie Sakakihara

Thomas G. Schultz

Martin H. Tapay

Bill Zehrbach

 

THANK YOU TO THE PAST PRESIDENT SPONSORS OF THE 2016 ESSAY CONTEST

Janet Kan

Roy Nelson

Karl Neuman

Brian Pantaleon

John Richardson

Sean Rose

James R. Schaaf

Howard Selznick

Steve Sherman

Greg Thiebaut

 

THANK YOU TO OUR PUBLIC SECTOR SUPPORTER

Santa Clara Valley Water District