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SEFW supports Washington-resident students in their structural engineering studies. Funds have gone toward the SEAW Scholarship Program, SEAW DEI Scholarships, ACE Mentor Program, and continuing education stipends.

SEAW Scholarship Application

The SEAW Scholarship Application is now OPEN! SEAW is accepting applications for its 2024 Scholarship Program. Download materials from the SEAW website.

To be eligible, a student must be:  

  1. United States citizen and an official resident of the State of Washington. Residents of this state attending schools in other states are eligible. Students attending in-state schools on anon-resident basis are not eligible.  
  2. At the time of application, currently enrolled in a program of study majoring in Structural Engineering as an undergraduate in their final year of study, or as a graduate student  
  3. Committed to making a professional career in the practice of structural engineering

The SEAW Scholarship Program opens for application toward the beginning of the calendar year. Current awards equal $5,000, but are determined officially by the SEAW Scholarship Committee. SEFW is committed to furthering the profession of structural engineering, and is eager to assist students in their structural engineering educational goals.

Current Scholarship Awards

Six Washington students were recognized with 2023 scholarship awards at the SEAW Spring Social in June. Congratulations to these students, who received both SEAW scholarships and the inaugural SEAW DEI scholarships.


SEAW Recipient

Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado

Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado, EIT, received a $5,000 SEAW Scholarship. Cesar just graduated with a BSCE from Washington State University, where he was on the Honor Roll and was nominated as “Senior of the Year” for the CEE department in 2023. While at WSU, he was involved with the WSU chapter of ASCE, serving as president, as well as the WSU Society of Latino Engineers & Scientists, and the AISC Steel Bridge team. He has volunteered for several years with the WSU “Kids Science and Engineering Day” and a WSU multi-cultural leadership conference. Cesar is currently an intern at KPFF in Seattle and previously held internships at Coughlin Porter Lundeen in Seattle and the Washington State Department of Transportation. Next year he plans to return to WSU to pursue his MSCE. Cesar was born and raised in East Wenatchee and is a graduate of Eastmont High School.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Past scholarship recipients include a past SEFW Chair, several SEAW Engineer of the Year recipients, and many current SEAW members. Read more about past scholarship winners on our Student Spotlights page (TBD).

Andrew Hodge
Benjamin Terry
Katrina Springer
Levi Arnold
Hank Wright
Miguel Gonzalez
Amanda Kalab
Jason Wells
Marcella Li
Carolyn McCann
Jenna Louie
Lindsey Peterson
Madison Broers
Levi Gilber
Monica Erickson
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