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Your generosity has made an immense impact on faculty, students, and others who benefit from the programs sustained by your donations. From AISC scholarships and undergraduate research fellowships to hands-on experiences like faculty-led field trips, student travel grants, and the Student Steel Bridge Competition, you have made life-changing things happen for those eager to experience the world of structural steel.
Please take a moment to see your generosity in action by browsing the stories below.
On behalf of the AISC Education Foundation and all of our program beneficiaries, we thank you.
November 14, 2023
In August, the AISC Education Foundation awarded the inaugural Steven J. Fenves Scholarship to Rafael Avila, a senior civil engineering student and two-time Student Steel Bridge Competition participant.
November 1, 2023
The AISC Education Foundation, in partnership with several other structural steel industry associations, awarded a total of $360,250 in funding to 90 undergraduate and master's level students for the 2023-2024 academic year.
September 13, 2023
Rebecca Bauman of the University of California, San Diego and Shirin Raschid Farrokhi of Georgia Tech will each receive $2,500 for their research projects during the fall 2023 academic term.
September 1, 2023
Steel-related field trips provide students--whether traditional or life-long learners--with not just educational opportunities but also memorable experiences. That's why the AISC Education Foundation has allocated $20,000 to establish and support a new, year-round Faculty-led Field Trips program.
March 15, 2023
Montalvo will attend NASCC: The Steel Conference in Charlotte, N.C., in April, participate in steel mill and fabrication shop tours over the summer and join the AISC Committee on Specifications meeting in Chicago in the fall.
March 1, 2023
Ball State College of Architecture professor J. Rod Underwood tasked his students with designing and creating a new sign as a legacy item to celebrate the college's 50th year. Thanks to generous funding from donors, the AISC Education Foundation was able to provide a monetary grant to help the class's vision come together.
January 3, 2023
Alongside matching donations from Nucor Corporation and Pat Bjorhovde, your contributions helped us raise more than $63,000 to establish a new, permanent award program to kickstart careers: The Reidar Bjorhovde Outstanding Young Professional Award.
November 1, 2022
The AISC Education Foundation, together with industry partners, awarded a total of $361,000 in scholarships to 100 deserving undergraduate and master's students for the current academic year.
August 19, 2022
Aneesh Kakirde of Rutgers University and Haixin Zhou of Washington University in St. Louis will each receive $2,500 to conduct research projects during the fall 2022 academic term.