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Burgess & Niple

Better Tomorrow Engineering Scholarship

Burgess & Niple (B&N) is excited to continue the Burgess & Niple Better Tomorrow Engineering Scholarship. Four $2,500.00 scholarships are available for students currently pursuing a Civil or Structural Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited university of college in the states of Arizona, Florida, Ohio, and Texas. One student from each of these states will be selected to receive this award. These scholarships aim to support students interested in Creating a Better Tomorrow for communities across the country and around the world through the field of engineering.

Applications and required documents must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, March 31, 2024. Virtual interviews will be held via Teams between April 22-26, 2024. We will notify the scholarship winners via email on May 20, 2024. The scholarship winners will be invited to attend an award presentation at a Burgess & Niple office.

Application and Selection Process

The online application must be completed and submitted in a single session. The application and required documents must be received by the application deadline of 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, March 31, 2024. B&N’s internal Scholarship Board will review all scholarship applications using the following Judging Criteria:

  • Essay 40%: Responses must address the given essay topics and explain the applicant’s future education plans and career goals. Grammar and content organization will be taken into consideration.
  • Merit 25%: Academic performance; internship, co-op and/or work experience in the engineering field; and a letter of recommendation.
  • Leadership 15%: Extracurricular activities, community service/volunteer experience, and technical or professional organization involvement.
  • Interview 20%: Teams virtual interview

Providing Required Documents

After completing and submitting the online application, Burgess & Niple will review your submission and send you a confirmation email. This email will contain a link to a secure network location where you can upload the required documentation for review. Rest assured that all information will be kept confidential, and your application, along with supporting documents, will only be reviewed by the B&N Scholarship Board. The following documents will need to be provided:

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation written by a professor/teacher, mentor, employer, or other person who has been involved in your pursuit of a career in the engineering field.

ABET Accreditation

For applicants curious about the accreditation status of their degree program, a comprehensive list of ABET accredited programs can be found by visiting the ABET website. This list is an essential resource for ensuring that the program meets the high standards expected for the scholarship.

Need Assistance?

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Applications for the 2024 B&N Better Tomorrow Engineering Scholarship are no longer being accepted. Please revisit early 2025 for updates on the 2025 B&N Better Tomorrow Engineering Scholarship.