Galvanize the Future: An Edgar K. Schutz Scholarship
The American Galvanizers Association's Galvanize the Future: Edgar K. Schutz Scholarship essay contest is available to full- or part-time, undergraduate or graduate students of any age enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university only in North America. High school students are not eligible to enter this contest. Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related field.
Essays should be at least 1,000 words, but should not exceed 2,000 words. Judges will evaluate submissions based on relevance, accuracy, conciseness, and ingenuity. Please submit your essays in English. Each essay will be read and ranked by reviewers at the AGA. Final awards will be determined by both the AGA's executive director and president.
All entries must be received on or before midnight (MST) on March 31st.
Submit your essay by downloading the electronic entry form. Fill out the form by typing in the fields. Save the form to your desktop, then attach and email along with your essay. Essays must be in Word, Rich Text Format, or Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Please ensure your entry form and essay are sent together. You will receive an email confirmation that your entry has been received. No phone calls please.
You may also print the entry form and fax your materials to 720-554-0909, or mail your entry to the following address:
American Galvanizers Association
Galvanize the Future Scholarship
6881 South Holly Circle
Centennial, CO 80112
One entry will be accepted per student. Winners will be personally notified and announced on the AGA website by May of the award year. All submissions become the property of the American Galvanizers Association and will not be returned. Winning essays become the property of the American Galvanizers Association, which will, however, cooperate fully with the authors in the re-publication of essays.