Deadline for 2004 Fellowships Extended to Feb. 20
January 27, 2004 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
Faculty members interested in the American Institute of Steel Construction’s $120,000 Faculty Fellowship Program now have until Feb. 20 to apply. The program is designed to help faculty members developing a career in steel construction education and research support students with high potential to become valuable contributors to the U.S. steel construction industry.
A total of $30,000 will be awarded per year over a four-year period to selected faculty fellows. Funds are provided to:
- Conduct research meeting the long-term needs of the structural steel industry;
- assist in leveraging additional outside funds for fellowship-related research; and
- to develop graduate students for academic and design careers in the structural steel industry.
“This fellowship program is offered to provide support for strength and depth in the future of the academic community working in the field of structural steel construction,” explained Tom Schlafly, AISC’s Director of Research. “It is intended to contribute to the future of education, research, and industry.”
For more information on the program, visit www.aisc.org/fellowship.
For more information contact:
VP of Communications
American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.
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