The Society of Women Engineers Awards & Recognition Committee has created this web page to showcase important national, professional society and other awards opportunities for which SWE members may be eligible. By nominating SWE candidates, you can help to enhance recognition of the unique accomplishments of our women engineers and technologists.
If you are aware of other awards that should be added to this list, please contact the SWE External Awards Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Faces of Engineering - Professional Program - Now Accepting Nominations
Nominations are now open for New Faces of Engineering (Professional Edition). Please go here for the SWE New Faces nomination form.
New Faces recognizes the outstanding talents, skills and abilities of our next generation of engineering leaders (age 30 or younger) by celebrating their engineering contributions and the resulting impact on society. Honorees are featured on the DiscoverE web site and in a national print outlet during Engineers Week (February 22-28, 2015) and recognized by their nominating professional societies in a variety of ways. Nomination forms must be submitted online by October 17, 2014.
Learn more about the program here. New Faces is a program of DiscoverE and its partners.
New Faces of Engineering – Collegiate Edition - Now Accepting Nominations
Get the recognition you deserve! Each year, College Edition recognizes the best and brightest 3rd, 4th, and 5th year engineering students, whose academic successes and experiences in the engineering field have positioned them to make an impact. Is that you? Winners will be announced on Facebook, featured in print ads at their college/university, and recipients of a scholarship! The application is available here. The deadline is November 14.
Also, be sure to join our Facebook community for engineering students. “Like” us to learn about scholarship opportunities, events, licensure exams, internships, jobs, competitions, and more. College Edition is a program of DiscoverE and its partners.
National Engineering and Technology Awards
The New Faces of Engineering award application period is now closed. Please check back in fall 2014 for new application information.
These awards are among the highest awards in the nation given annually to scientists, engineers, and technologists. If you are aware of a suitable candidate (yourself or another SWE candidate), we encourage you to submit a nomination. If you would like assistance in preparing the nomination, the SWE External Awards Coordinator will be happy to work with you. You may contact her at email@example.com.
- American Association of Engineering Societies
- National Academy of Engineering
- National Inventors Hall of Fame
- National Medal of Technology
- National Medal of Science
- National Science Foundation Alan T. Waterman Award
Women’s Engineering, Science, and Technology Awards
These awards focus specifically on women in engineering, science and technology. To submit a nomination for yourself or another SWE member, just follow the links below. For assistance completing your nomination, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The RAISE Project is designed to increase the status of professional women through enhanced Recognition of the Achievements of Women In Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine. Current programs of The RAISE Project include an interactive website with a listing of available awards categorized by discipline, career level and eligibility by gender. The website also analyzes distribution of awards and award recipients by gender and continuously updates data as additional awards and recipients are entered in the database. The RAISE project is a program of the Society for Women's Health Research
Professional Society Awards
We encourage the nomination of deserving SWE candidates for any of the professional society awards below and will be happy to review your nomination package prior to submission if desired. Simply contact the External Awards Coordinator at email@example.com for assistance. We also ask that you notify the coordinator if a SWE member receives a professional society award, so that appropriate recognition will be provided within our organization.