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San Antonio Chapter SEAoT Scholarship Program

The San Antonio Chapter has an active scholarship program designed to encourage students interested in pursuing careers in Structural Engineering.
Committee Policies and Procedures

Article I - Committee Object

Section I - To provide for, through the use of this chapter's assets, and
the income there from, scholarships to students pursuing an education in structural engineering, and to further provide for assistance to educational, literary, scientific and charitable endeavors or conveyance to any corporation, trust, fund, or foundation.

Section 2 - To receive by gift, bequest, devise, or in any other manner, money assistance and any other form of contribution (whether real, personal or mixed property, from any persons, firm or corporation) to be used in the furtherance of the objects and purposes of this corporation.

Article II- Board of Directors

Section 1 - The business and affairs of the committee appointed by the
president shall be managed and controlled by the Chapter Board.

Article III- Meetings

Section 1 Committee meetings shall be held before and after the Bexar
Chapter TSPE Professional Engineers Scholarship Fund, Inc. meets to
interview students.

Section 2 Additional meetings as judged necessary by the committee
or the Board will be held upon notification of the Board at least two
days prior to the meeting.

Article IV- Scholarship Awards

Section 1 High School - National Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship program applicants will be invited to submit an application for scholarship aid from this fund.

High School Scholarship award will be based on:

  • Aptitude and interest in following the structural engineering profession;
  • Financial need;
  • Academic proficiency as exhibited by four years high school record
  • Involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Recommendation of science and/or math teacher of student.

The recommendation of the Committee will be solicited for presentation to the Board for the selection of the recipients.

Section 2 Undergraduate - In any year that a scholarship is awarded, a minimum of one scholarship per year may be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled at a college or university.

Undergraduate scholarship award will be based on:

  • Aptitude and interest in following the structural engineering profession;
  • Financial need;
  • Academic proficiency as exhibited by four years high school record
  • Involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Be enrolled in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
  • Have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours in that program.
  • Be nominated by the Dean of Engineering at that college or university.
  • Have at least a 2.5 grade point average (as complied on a 4.0 scale).
  • Plan to continue their education at that college or university.

Section 3 - Sophomore scholarships will not be renewable unless the Board considers funds are available in excess of that required for Section 1 and 2 above. These scholarships may only be awarded to Section 1 scholarship recipients.

Section 4 Fund - No more than 40% of the fund would be expended during one calendar year. 



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