University Programs

Student Competitions

The American Institute of Steel Construction is proud to sponsor the following steel-related student competitions.

Student Design Competition
Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction and administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, the program is intended to challenge students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.

Student Steel Bridge Competition
This inter-collegiate challenge requires civil engineering students to design, fabricate and construct a steel bridge. The Student Steel Bridge Competition is sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction in co-operation with the American Society of Civil Engineers. The National Student Steel Bridge Competition sponsors are Bentley Systems, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance, NSBA, DS SolidWorks, the American Galvanizers Association, and Nucor Corporation.

Student SteelDay Contest
Friday, September 15, 2017 is SteelDay!  Students are encouraged to join in the celebration by participating in our student contest on social media.  Five lucky students will win a prize!