The University of Houston Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Upcoming Activities and Events

UH ASCE Third General Meeting
Wednesday, March 20 @ 7:15 PM
Location: Classroom and Business Building (CBB) Room 122
Sponsor: Jones|Carter

Jones|Carter is a full-service engineering firm founded in 1976 that specializes in public and private sectors. They provide expertise in Construction Services, Hydrology & Hydraulics, Land Planning, Site Development, Municipal & District Engineering, Surveying, Transportation, and Water & Wastewater. Come to the meeting to learn more about our chapter, upcoming events, network with professionals, and enjoy free food! 

UH ASCE Fourth General Meeting
Wednesday, April 3 @ 7:15 PM
Location: Classroom and Business Building (CBB) Room 122
Sponsor: Cobb Fendley

CobbFendley offers regional presence throughout Texas. CobbFendley has seen significant growth in recent years, with clients ranging from the New Mexico Department of Transportation to the Texas Facilities Commission. Ground-breaking projects for the firm include Grand Parkway, US 290 Program Management, North Tarrant Express Right-of-Way Recovery, IH-10 Corridor Utility Coordination and numerous IDIQ contracts for the Texas Department of Transportation.

Girls Engineering the Future!
Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Cullen College of Engineering

Female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) enthusiasts in grades 4-8 are invited to participate in the 4th annual “Girls Engineering the Future!” STEM event at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.  The University of Houston’s award-winning professors and students will lead fun, hands-on activities to introduce Houston area girls to the wide and wonderful world of STEM. Girls participating in the event will learn about the different STEM fields and professions and engage with current and former industry leaders.

The Beacon 
Friday, April 5 10:45 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: 1212 Prairie St., Houston, TX 77002

The Beacon is a non-profit organization that serves the Houston homeless community through daily services, civil legal aid, counseling and mentoring and access to housing. Our mission is to provide essential and next-step services to restore hope and help end homelessness in Houston.

EAA Outstanding Engineering Student Scholarship
$2000 ($1,000 per semester)

  • Standard criteria: engineering major, 30 hours at UH, 12 hours/semester of award, citizen or permanent resident
  • Junior or Senior classification
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Outstanding contributions in engineering-related activities (on/off campus)
  • Outstanding leadership in UH student engineering societies

Applications due Friday, March 29! Please apply at the following link: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/UHHA2019

 

EAA Future Engineer Scholarship
$2000 ($1,000 per semester)

  • Standard criteria: engineering major, 30 hours at UH, 12 hours/semester of award, citizen or permanent resident
  • Any classification (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Post Baccalaureate pursuing BS)
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Active involvement in UH student engineering societies
  • Community involvement

Applications due Friday, March 29! Please apply at the following link: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/UHHA2019

 

Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019-2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Work Experience/Activities
  • Essay

The announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship
Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf

ASCE Texas-Mexico Student Conference + Student Symposium
When: April 10-13, 2019
Where: South Padre Island, Texas
Hosted by: ASCE Student Chapter at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Support Provided by: ASCE Rio Grande Valley Branch & ASCE Texas Section

CI Student Days
When: July 19-23, 2019
Where: Arlington Virginia
If selected, all expenses will be paid for by ASCE. 

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Apply: 
https://www.ascestudentdays.org/about/apply

 

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