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.
Today’s engineers are working to solve issues on a global scale. New Faces of Engineering (Professional Edition) recognizes the outstanding talents, skills and abilities our next generation of engineering leaders (age 30 or younger) have shown on projects that significantly impact public welfare or further professional development and growth.
First, we recommend that you download the 2016 New Faces Nomination Guide to assist you before completing the online form. The online nomination form must be completed in one session (and cannot be saved mid-completion), so this guide is very useful for preparing your answers. Once you're ready, APPLY ONLINE! The 2016 online nomination form is due by midnight EST on November 20th, 2015.
New Faces of Engineering – Collegiate Edition - Now Accepting Nominations
Each year a new class of College Edition winners are selected. Each winner will receive a scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000, are recognized on our website and College Edition’s Facebook page with a photo and a brief statement of their accomplishments, and are featured in an ad in their college newspaper. College Edition winners are also recognized by their nominating engineering society in a variety of ways, such as articles in the organization’s member magazine and at national and local events.
First, we recommend that you download the 2016 New Faces College Edition Application Guide to assist you before completing the online form. The online application must be completed in one session (and cannot be saved mid-completion), so this guide is very useful for preparing your answers. Once you're ready, APPLY ONLINE! The 2016 online application form is due by midnight EST on November 20th, 2015.
The 2016 New Faces College Edition nominees (finalists) will be selected by their respective professional societies and announced in February 2016. The top 2016 College Edition winners will be selected by DiscoverE and announced on April 4th, 2016.
National Engineering and Technology Awards
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.