Engineering Fields of Study


The Alaska Summer Research Academy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will accept applications from Feb. 1 to April 15 for its middle and high school programs.

The academy will be held each day from July 10-21, 2017. Students accepted into the summer program will spend two weeks with a small group and two instructors exploring a topic in science, engineering, math or technology. The program is offered through the UAF College of Natural Science and Mathematics.

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AISES is excited to announce that the 2017 Leadership Summit will be held in Chandler, Arizona April 27-29 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino.

The Leadership Summit is aimed at providing Native higher education students and AISES professionals with in-depth professional development workshops and networking opportunities. The major focus of the Leadership Summit is to build the skill and aptitude levels of AISES members in the realm of professional and career development- to better prepare them to attain and excel at jobs and careers in STEM fields.
Multiple sessions will engage participants while also offering networking opportunities. The summit also fosters the matching of STEM professionals with STEM students for mentoring.

For more information on registration, hotel and ground transportation, please visit: http://summit.aises.org

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AEEF, along with the generosity of individual and corporate donors, currently funds the AEEF Scholarship Program. AEEF administers scholarships on behalf of engineering societies and committees including the Alaska Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE), American Society of Civil Engineers, Mat-Su Branch, and Anchorage E-Week. The goal of AEEF is to consistently provide scholarships to support higher education in college engineering and math/sciences programs.

AEEF funds scholarships for high school seniors who wish to pursue a degree in engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program. Scholarships are funded by the local engineering societies and awarded statewide and at the regional level in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and the Mat-Su Borough. Currently, AEEF awards approximately $30,000 annually statewide. The amount of individual awards varies from approximately $500 to over $4,000. By submitting one application, you will be considered for multiple scholarships:

2017 AEEF Scholarship Application
AEEF ASPE UAA Scholarship

To be considered for an award, the 2017 application must be used.

Submission Deadline: January 20, 2017

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Winners will be announced during Engineers’ Week, February 19-25, 2017.

This fall, two Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) alumni will make history at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) as the first tenure-track Alaska Native engineering faculty members. Both Michele Yatchmeneff and Matt Calhoun recently earned their doctorates in engineering and will begin teaching engineering courses during the fall semester of 2015 to develop the next generation of STEM industry professionals in Alaska.

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ANTHC seeks temporary Engineering Intern.  This position assists with design and construction of water treatment and supply, wastewater treatment and collection, solid waste systems, and rural health clinics for Native villages throughout the state of Alaska.  Click here for more information or to apply.

ACEC/RMF Awards Scholarships among finalists submitted by ACEC State Organizations.

Deadline for Submissions is March 9, 2015.

Under the auspices of ACEC’s College of Fellows, the ACEC/RMF will award five (4) General Scholarships in 2015:

  • ACEC Scholar of the Year Scholarship
  • Kennedy/Jenks Consultants Scholarship in Honor of David D. Kennedy
  • Small Firm Council Scholarship
  • Life/Health Trust (LHT) Scholarship

In addition, ACEC/RMF will award one (1) Specialty Scholarship:

  • Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship

Applying for a Scholarship

Submissions

All scholarship applicants must submit applications through their respective state Member Organizations. Click here for Member Organization contact information.

Please contact Daisy Nappier, Director of Awards Programs, dnappier@acec.org for additional information.

Are you a university-level engineering student in your sophomore or junior year? Are you interested in gaining some exposure to design engineering for site development or facility construction? Would you like to receive a scholarship to help pay for your next year of school? If so, consider applying for the Design Alaska summer internship program, designed specifically for Doyon Foundation students!

One internship is available, and the position is open to university-level engineering students who have completed their sophomore or junior year by summer 2014. The application deadline is Thursday, May 1 at 5 p.m. For more information on how to apply for this internship, contact Maurine Isaacson, Doyon Foundation scholarship program manager, at 907.459.2049 or isaacsonm@doyon.com.

The selected intern will start their internship upon completion of their spring semester. The intern will be given the choice of concentrating on a single engineering discipline, such as civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering, or being exposed to a combination of disciplines.

Upon satisfactory completion of the summer internship, Design Alaska will contribute $7,112 (the equivalent of two semesters of in-state tuition at the University of Alaska Fairbanks) to the Doyon Foundation towards the intern’s educational expenses for the 2014 – 2015 school year. However, the intern is not obligated to attend UAF, and can attend the university of his or her choice. Design Alaska will also offer the intern employment as an engineering intern during summer 2015.

For more information, please contact Maurine Isaacson, Doyon Foundation scholarship program manager, at 907.459.2049 or isaacsonm@doyon.com.

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