International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition
Apply what you have learned about design and/or engineering by entering the ET Foundation International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition! The competition is open to U.S. and international high school, college, university or technical school students who have knowledge of architectural, product, structural and/or industrial design, engineering, and CAD design. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as high school students are eligible to enter. There is no fee to enter the competition.
To enter the contest, you must submit a design that demonstrates the manufacturing, design, and material advantages of extruded aluminum. Scholarships will be presented to the first place ($3,000), second place ($2,000) and third place ($1,000) entries. A separate scholarship for the Sapa Sustainable Design ($2,500) will be presented to the entry that also addresses environmental and/or societal concerns with their design.
Student Eligibility and Requirements
- Entrants for the Student Design Competition must currently be enrolled in a two-year, four-year, trade, or technical school to be eligible to participate.
- Submit an Official Entry Form for each design complete with all information requested, including the school's name, student's permanent address, phone, email address and faculty adviser information. (NOTE: Please include an appropriate, descriptive design name as it will be used to identify the entry.) Entry form can be found on our website.
- Submit your student design on one or more presentation boards labeled with student name, school, and design entry name on the back of the board, or you may attach a copy of your completed entry form to the back of the board. Submissions on CD-ROM also are acceptable and encouraged, however a printed copy of the entry form must accompany the submission. Please contact the ET Foundation at mail@ETFoundation.org for questions about submissions.
- Entries must be received by the ET Foundation at the address noted on the entry form no later than April 12th.