Student Activities

University of Florida Concrete Canoe

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Your gifts support students as the future of civil engineering. Through ASCE student programs, current and future generations of civil engineering students are getting connected with their peers and mentors from across the globe while expanding their personal and professional skills. Where the energy of young people is met with opportunity and guidance, the next generation of civil engineers will become well-equipped to meet the engineering challenges of the future.

With generous gifts from ASCE members, the Foundation supports the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) International Student Design Competition, Civil Engineering Student Championships, CI Student Days, and ASCE Student Conferences around the world! Through the Briaud Endowment for Student Activities (Briaud Students Fund), funding for these impactful programs and more will be sustained for years to come.


Jean-Louis and Janet Briaud Endowed Fund for Student Activities 

Established in 2021, the Briaud Students Fund supports student programs and opportunities for students to experience the benefits of ASCE and become future leaders of the Society and the profession.

Learn More about the formation of the Briaud's Endowment

Briaud Students Fund

The Briaud Students Fund provides the opportunity for students to attend official ASCE meetings and conferences across the country. Through their engagement in these leadership and educational activities, the next generation of civil engineers will be able to understand the field better, learn new skills, engage with future peers and employers, and share their ideas and perspectives.

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Civil Engineering Student Championships

The Civil Engineering Student Championships draws together the three national finals of the Concrete Canoe Competition, the Sustainable Solutions Competition, and the UESI Surveying Competition.


Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders

The Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders (WSCL) is a training session for new student officers in ASCE Student Chapters. The WSCL is sponsored by the Committee on Student Members (CSM)—the national committee that oversees all ASCE Student Organization activities.


ASCE Student Conferences

Nineteen ASCE Student Conferences are held every spring by ASCE Student Chapters. Each Student Conference includes a business meeting, professional and technical presentations, and student competitions, including: surveying, technical paper presentations, Blue Sky, Concrete Canoe and more. 


AEI International Student Design Competition

Created in 2010, the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) International Student Design Competition highlights the collaboration of multi-disciplinary architectural engineering student teams, showcases the knowledge and application of design and construction principles to a real-world project scenario, and prepares students for the realities of their chosen industry. Congratulations to the 2022 AEI International Student Design Competition winners

Donate to the AEI International Student Design Competition

CI Student Days

The Construction Institute (CI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers developed the CI Student Days conference to bring top engineering students from across the country together with potential employers who are seeking new talent.

The annual CI Student Days events give students the information and tools they need to stand out in a competitive job market, while providing engineering recruiters with unique opportunities to get up close and personal with a stellar pool of candidates. 

Make an Individual Contribution to CI Student Days

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