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Engineers Without Borders USA Grant Award

Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB) builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip tomorrow’s technology leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Each year, AIChE’s Societal Impact Operating Council sponsors EWB teams from US universities that are engaged in projects in the developing world. Teams funded must include AIChE student members in their leadership and their work must demonstrate chemical engineering principles through solutions to issues such as water supply, sanitation, and energy.

University of Connecticut, Ethiopia Project

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AdministratorsGlobal Societal Initiatives Committee
Nomination Instructions

To learn more about applying for an Engineers Without Borders USA Grant Award, visit the EWB USA website.

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Award Winners

  • Cebadilla Water Supply in Nicaragua (Fall)

  • Machacamarca Sanitation in Bolivia (Spring)

  • Simwatachela Water Supply Project in Zambia (Spring)

  • San Claudio Latrine Project in Nicaragua (Fall)

  • Tapagam Water Supply in Brazil (Spring)

  • School Water Supply in Rwanda (Fall)

  • Columbia University

  • Burkina Faso IV Health – Done Water Project (Spring)

  • Columbia University
    Sanitation in Ghana (Fall)

  • Khwisero Community Water Project in Kenya (Spring)