Applications Sought for College Student Recognition Program
College students are playing a crucial role in the quickly expanding field of mechanical engineering. In recognition of this, ASHRAE, along with the National Engineers Week (NEW) Foundation, is seeking applications for New Faces of Engineering: College Edition 2013.
New Faces: College Edition is ASHRAE’s legacy project as the chairing society of Engineers Week 2011. The program is in its second year; ASHRAE’s college New Face for 2012 was Ibrahim Ogundeko, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria.
“Whatever is vividly envisioned, ardently desired and enthusiastically acted upon will inevitably come to pass in mechanical engineering,” he said.
ASHRAE’s New Face of Engineering will receive a $1000 scholarship from ASHRAE and have their profile featured on the New Faces of Engineering: College Edition's Facebook page. They will also have the advantage of including the honor on resumes.
ASHRAE's student New Face of Engineering would demonstrate academic excellence, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, hold leadership positions within university student organizations, have outstanding communication skills, have a record of some non-engineering related community service and have a proven track record of involvement in the engineering industry.
Application opens Sept. 18 through the New Faces of Engineering: College Edition Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CollegeEdition. Students will be asked to answer four shot questions about their experience as an engineering student and must submit professional-grade photo (defined as 300 dpi or one 1 MB).
Students who wish to apply must be a junior or senior (defined as third, fourth or fifth year) ASHRAE member enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Engineering program from an ABET Accredited school.
More information on the program, as well as additional resources for college students, can be found at www.ashrae.org/nfcollege.