Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest Ongoing

Awarded By: American Galvanizers Associations
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors +1 more
Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Amount: USD 2,500
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Scholarship Overview

The American Galvanizers Associations (AGA) Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship essay contest was developed to assist future specifiers with the rising cost of a college education. The scholarship is available to full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university in North America studying architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or a related field.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Material Science, or a related field

Scholarship amount details

Two scholarships are awarded annually ($2,500 each) for the top essays submitted.
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.20 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, United Kingdomraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Project 1: Building Façade with AESS and Hot-Dip Galvanizing
    • Your client wants to build a building façade with Architectural Exposed Structural Steel (AESS) using hot-dip galvanized components
    • Case for Hot-Dip Galvanizing:
      • Highlight the benefits of hot-dip galvanizing for the project
      • Note specific practices that can improve the final appearance to meet AESS requirements
  • Project 2: Highway Guardrail Replacement
    • Department of Transportation tasking to replace guardrails along a 100-mile stretch of highway
    • Proposal Using Hot-Dip Galvanizing:
      • Ensure a 50-year design life for the guardrails
      • Reuse existing guardrails and materials to reduce environmental and economic impacts
  • Submission Process for Essay Contest
    • Applicants must submit their essays by filling out the submission form on the application page
    • Email confirmation will be sent upon receiving the entry
    • Submission Deadline: Not specified
  • Winner Announcement: May 2022
  • Additional Resources
    • AGA website offers a wealth of no-cost resources on hot-dip galvanizing information
    • Access to current publications, AGA KnowledgeBase, technical information resource CDs, and industry links
  • Evaluation Process
    • Each essay will be read and ranked by reviewers at the AGA
    • Final awards will be determined by the AGA’s Executive Director

Scholarship Application:
Not Available

Application Documents:

Type of Document Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required
Essay Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Deadline March 31st, 2024
Contact Email aga@galvanizeitorg
FAQ Link Not Available
Phone Number 7205540900

Additional Information:

  • The AGA website provides a wealth of no-cost resources on hot-dip galvanizing information, including access to the current publications, the AGA KnowledgeBase, technical information resource CDs, and a variety of industry links
  • Each essay will be read and ranked by reviewers at the AGA
  • Final awards will be determined by the AGA’s Executive Director

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must be enrolled in full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate-level course in an accredited college or university only in North America, during the 2021-2022 school year
  • Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related fields
  • High school students are not eligible to enter this contest

Special Restrictions:
No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site. Student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if exam is required
12 Required
UG Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their undergraduate education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, Essay.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time