Enter the competition
Who can enter?
All EAC/ABET-accredited programs from all engineering disciplines are invited to submit projects that integrate professional practice and education. Projects must be in progress or completed by March 12, 2018. All projects must be received electronically by May 1, 2018.
What are the awards?
The NCEES Engineering Education Award includes eight cash awards.
- Grand prize: $25,000
- Seven awards: $10,000 each
Use of the funds awarded is at the discretion of the winning engineering departments/colleges. NCEES encourages their use for the advancement of projects connecting professional practice and education.
The grand prize winner will be recognized at the NCEES annual meeting in August. All award-winning submissions will be exhibited at the event and featured on the NCEES website, in NCEES publications, and in other related professional publications.
What are the award categories?
For the 2018 competition, NCEES will introduce new award categories to encourage a broad spectrum of engineering programs to enter and compete for a prize.
The 2018 NCEES Engineering Education Award categories are:
- International projects
- Community enhancement projects
- Public welfare and health services/care projects
- Energy and sustainability projects
- Device/design/prototype projects
- Freshman/sophomore design projects
- Innovation projects
Programs entering the competition will be able to select which category best fits the intent and spirit of their project