ScaleUp Sponsors Essay Contest Travel Award for the Annual Student Conference

ScaleUp Sponsors Essay Contest Travel Award for the Annual Student Conference

Under the aegis of AIChE and its ScaleUp Program, ScaleUp corporate sponsors are awarding $500 scholarships which may be used as travel stipends for this year's AIChE Annual Student Conference. To qualify, students must have a declared major in chemical engineering and complete a written essay on one of the following topics as determined by the corporate sponsor:

 

Deadline: 
June 1, 2019
Award Administrator(s): 
Award Sponsors: 
Award: 

$500 scholarships which may be used as travel stipends for this year’s AIChE Annual Student Conference.  

Instructions: 

Submit an essay (500 words maximum) in response to one of the below ScaleUp Sponsor essay questions by completing the AIChE ScaleUp Sponsors Essay Contest Form

Essays must be submitted in MSWord format, with the author's name, school, and email address on the first page of the essay. 

 

2019 Essay Topics

 

Chevron:

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are integral parts of corporate strategy and they drive innovation.  What does D&I mean to you?  How have you personally seen D&I in action in the classroom, on a project team, or during an internship?  How can you be an advocate for D&I as a professional chemical engineer in industry?

 

UOP:

Despite their unique properties, public debate has intensified around the use of single-use plastics.  What does the future of plastics technology look like and what role can chemical engineers play in making your prediction a reality?
 

 

Winners will be notified via email in early September.

If you have any questions, contact us at studentchapters@aiche.org

Award Winners

Michael Doane
University of Massachusetts Lowell (UOP Essay Winner)
2018
Megan Grossman
Bucknell University (Dow Essay Winner)
2018
Avery Rosh
Bucknell University (Corning Essay Winner)
2018
Jefferson Quiroz
Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellín (Chevron Essay Winner)
2018
David Gardner
Howard University (Chevron Essay Winner)
2018
Wyckliffe Aluga
University of California, Berkeley (Air Products Essay Winner)
2018
Julia Sawaya
University of California, Berkeley (Chevron Essay Winner)
2017
Benjamin Valley
Wayne State University (Chevron Essay Winner)
2017
Brandon Kim
University of California, Berkeley (Corning Award)
2017
Austin Fehr
University of Tulsa (DOW Essay Winner)
2017
Ali Alkarni
Washington State University (UOP Essay Winner)
2017
Michael Doane
University of Massachusetts, Lowell (UOP Essay Winner)
2017
Maxwell Maritato
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Dow Essay Winner)
2016
Jonah Williams
Rutgers University (UOP Essay Winner)
2016
Mary Holleran
Tulane University (Chevron Essay Winner)
2016
Jordan Montgomery
Arizona State University (Chevron Essay Winner)
2016
Aaron Lindsay
New Mexico State University (UOP Essay Winner)
2015
Aini Palizhati
North Carolina State University (Chevron Essay Winner)
2015