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Past award winners

2019 winners

In 2019, NCEES awarded the New Mexico State University Geomatics/Surveying Engineering program the $25,000 grand prize. Six additional prizes were awarded to qualifying programs to assist with each program’s continued efforts to promote the importance and value of surveying licensure. Use of the funds awarded is encouraged to be incorporated into the surveying/geomatics programs.

$25,000 grand prize winner
New Mexico State University
Department of Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering
Geomatics/Surveying Engineering program

$15,000 winners
East Tennessee State University Department of Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Surveying
Surveying and Mapping Science program

New Jersey Institute of Technology
School of Applied Engineering and Technology
Surveying Engineering Technology program

University of Maine
College of Engineering
Surveying Engineering Technology program

$10,000 winners
Idaho State University
College of Technology
Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology program

Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program

University of Akron
Department of Engineering and Science Technology
Surveying and Mapping program

2018 winners

$25,000 grand prize winner
University of Akron
Surveying and Mapping program

$15,000 winners
Idaho State University
College of Technology
Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology program

Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program

University of Maine
College of Engineering
Surveying Engineering Technology program

$10,000 winners
Central New Mexico Community College
School of Applied Technologies
Surveying Engineering program

East Tennessee State University
Department of Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Surveying
Surveying and Mapping Science program

Troy University
College of Arts and Sciences
Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program

2017 winners

$25,000 grand prize winner
University of Maine
Surveying Engineering Technology program

$15,000 winners
Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program

Nicholls State University
Department of Applied Sciences
Geomatics program

University of Florida
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
Geomatics program

$10,000 winners
New Mexico State University
Department of Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering
Surveying Engineering program

Santiago Canyon College
Business and Career Technical Education Division
Surveying/Mapping Sciences program

The University of Akron
College of Applied Science and Technology
Surveying and Mapping program

2016 winners

NCEES awarded a $10,000 prize to ten qualifying programs to assist with each program’s continued efforts to promote the importance and value of licensure. The award jury considered criteria such as student outcomes, student involvement, outreach, and recruitment.

$10,000 winners
Ferris State University
College of Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering program

Michigan Technological University
School of Technology
Surveying Engineering program

Nicholls State University
Department of Applied Sciences
Geomatics program

Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program

Parkland College
Department of Engineering Science and Technologies
Construction Design and Management: Land Surveying program

Southeast Technical Institute
Department of Engineering Technology
Land Surveying Science Technology program

The University of Akron
College of Applied Science and Technology
Surveying and Mapping program

Troy University
College of Arts and Sciences
Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program

University of Florida
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
Geomatics program

University of Maine
College of Engineering
Surveying Engineering Technology program