Awards

ASCE’s Honors and Awards program recognizes the commendable achievements and remarkable accomplishments of the civil engineering profession.  With more than 80 awards, the program distinguishes the unique contributions engineers make to both the industry and society.

View the list of Society Award Winners.


Mississippi Section Awards

The Mississippi Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers accepts nominations each year for two awards, Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year. These nominations are reviewed and ranked by the ASCE MS Section Awards Committee. The awards are then presented to each recipient at the annual ASCE MS Section meeting.

Nominate a colleague for an ASCE MS Section Award today:
   Engineer, Young Engineer, Student Awards Form
   Project Awards Form
The qualifications for each award can be found on their respective pages by clicking below. The deadline for submitting nominations for 2020 Mississippi Section Awards is August 1, 2020.

 

Young Engineer of the Year Award

The Young Engineer of the Year Award recognizes a younger member of ASCE (35 years of age or younger) who has advanced the profession; exhibited technical competence, high character and integrity; developed improved member attitudes toward the profession; and contributed to public service outside their professional careers.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.

Engineer of the Year Award

The Engineer of the Year Award recognizes a Society member who has contributed substantially to the status of the engineering profession by establishing a reputation for professional service and ethics.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.

Engineering Student of the Year

The Engineering Student of the Year is awarded annually to one recipient to recognize an outstanding Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Student, enrolled in an undergraduate program and is active in ASCE within the Section.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.

Large Project of the Year

Large Project of the Year is awarded to one project, with a total construction cost greater than $1,000,000, that has been completed within the past 36 months in the State of Mississippi.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.

Small Project of the Year

Small Project of the Year is awarded to one project, with a total construction cost less than $1,000,000, that has been completed within the past 36 months in the State of Mississippi.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.

Planning/Management Project of the Year

Planning/Management Project of the Year is awarded to one planning or management project, that has been completed or closed out within the past 36 months in the State of Mississippi.

A list of past winners as well as this year's featured winner can be found here.


Shelly Brock Watson Student Scholarships

The Mississippi Section of ASCE awards up to four $750 scholarships every year to support higher learning in civil engineering.  Applicants must be a full-time civil engineering undergraduate at a 4-year ABET accredited Mississippi university.  Applicants must complete an application and submit a typed one-page essay on a topic selected by the officers of ASCE.  The following criteria will be used to award the scholarships to applicants:  academic performance, awards and honors, extracurricular involvement, need, and the written essay.

2018-2019 Topic:  “What role do politics play in engineering? In your opinion, what role should politics play in engineering?

2018-2019 Scholarship Application
The application deadline for the 2018-2019 Scholarship is October 31, 2018.  See the list of past winners below:

 

2019-2020 Scholarship Winners

Emily Goss - Ole Miss
Jessica Lewis - MSU

2017-2018 Scholarship Winners

Eric Blackmon - MSU
Amanda Bryan - MSU

2018-2019 Scholarship Winners

Jennifer Hoang - MSU
Patrick Stanley - JSU

2017-2018 Scholarship Winners

Eric Blackmon - MSU
Amanda Bryan - MSU

2016-2017 Scholarship Winners

Amber Frederick - MSU
Augustus Raymond - MSU

2015-2016 Scholarship Winners

Amber Frederick - MSU
Jonathan Drannan - MSU
Alex Bohannon - MSU
Jing Liao - MSU

2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

Alex Bohannon - MSU
Augustus Raymond - MSU
Sabrina Welch - JSU
Jonathan Malone - JSU

2013-2014 Scholarship Winners

Calvin Brown - MSU
Patrick Kuykendall - MSU
Ibrihim Hinds - JSU
Grace McMahon - Ole Miss

2012-2013 Scholarship Winners

Andy Odenthal - MSU
Sam Rhoads - JSU
Gracey Morgan - MSU
Samantha Frederick - MSU

2011-2012 Scholarship Winners

Ben Cox - MSU
Yulian Kebede - JSU
Paul Forster - JSU
Mitchell Young

Special Projects Fund

The student chapters may request additional funds from the ASCE Mississippi Section.  These funds are in addition to the yearly allotment each student chapter receives.  This request will be reviewed and approved by the current ASCE Mississippi Section officers and board of directors.  To apply for additional funds, fill out the forms below and email to the current section president. 

Student Chapter Additional Funds Request