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The application program will be live on or after January 9, 2024. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2025-26 academic year!


If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

Structural & Civil Engineering/Construction Mgt/Architecture Scholarship
Application status: Closed

Simpson Strong-Tie® Company Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist structural and civil engineering, construction management, and architecture students at participating colleges and universities in various communities in the United States. The Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship Program offers scholarships to support education and encourage the design and building of safer structures in our communities.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Elegibilidades en español

Applicants to the Structural & Civil Engineering/Construction Mgt/Architecture Scholarship must be:

  • Enrolled as juniors (at least 60 semester hours or equivalent) or seniors in a full-time undergraduate course of study in Structural & Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture at an eligible four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

The following are eligible colleges or universities for applicants to attend while meeting the other eligibility requirements:

  • Arizona State University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Auburn University
  • Boise State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • California Baptist University
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Christian Brothers University
  • Clemson University
  • Collin College
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • CSU, Chico
  • CSU, Fresno
  • CSU, Fullerton
  • CSU, Los Angeles (Cal State LA)
  • CSU, Long Beach
  • CSU, Northridge
  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Dordt University
  • East Carolina University
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Michigan State University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mississippi State University
  • Montana State University
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • New Mexico State University
  • North Carolina A&T
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Ohio University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Oregon State University
  • Penn State University Park
  • Portland State University
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • San Diego State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • SCI-Arc
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas A&M, Kingsville
  • Texas Southern University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Tulane University
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UCLA
  • UC San Diego
  • University of Alaska, Anchorage
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Florida
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • University of Houston
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • UNC Charlotte
  • University of North Florida
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Southern Alabama
  • USC
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Texas, Arlington
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • University of Texas, El Paso
  • University of Texas, San Antonio
  • University of Tennessee, Martin
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of West Florida
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • University of Wisconsin, Platteville
  • University of Wyoming
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Washington State University

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $3,000 award. Up to 120 awards will be granted.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

All applicants will be notified in early May.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc.  Payment is made in August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 20, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

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