Apply for a Scholarship

Note: The application period for the 2017-18 school year is now closed. Please watch for new application materials in Fall 2017.


About ASDSO's Scholarship Program

The ASDSO Scholarship Program, established in 1992, awards annual undergraduate scholarships to U.S. citizens enrolled in accredited programs in engineering or related fields and planning careers related to the design, construction, or operation of dams.
Scholarships have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level during the 2018-19 academic term in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Minimum Criteria

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2019 will be eligible for the 2018 scholarship.
Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award

The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Work Experience/Activities
  • Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July of each year.


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