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Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development

The Odebrecht Organization, a global leader with diversified businesses and worldwide operations wants you! Join the (r)evolution!

Engineering is a powerful force for positive change. So we created the Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development—to give students a chance to bring your best ideas to us and to the world. Established in Brazil in 2008, the Odebrecht Award has expanded to Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Angola, and now, the United States.

Nomination Packet (Documents) 


Students have an opportunity to win $65,000 in cash prizes for themselves, their faculty advisors and their universities.

DeadlineMay 31, 2015
AdministratorsInstitute for Sustainability (IfS)
Nomination Instructions

The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development is accepting entries beginning Jan. 2, 2012 from students of all engineering fields, architecture, building and construction management, and chemistry.  By submitting a paper that outlines contributions to sustainability, students have an opportunity to engage in a challenging exercise to develop engineering and chemical solutions.