Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

This internationally recognised mark of achievement marks you out as "one to watch" among the Institution's global membership.

Showcase your skills, achievements and how you’re driving the profession forward - and become an ambassador for IStructE.

Who should enter?

The award is open to all structural engineers regardless of the size of projects you have worked on. The judges have chosen criteria that highlights you as an individual and gives you the opportunity to talk about all aspects of what drives your passion for being an engineer.

Stage 1 entry criteria

Your entry should include:

  • Opinion piece: submit a focused written piece of a maximum of 500 words addressing the following question: ‘What can you as a structural engineer do about an increasing global population?’

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): up to date

  • Endorsement: a letter from your employer or professionally registered member of the Institution. A maximum of 300 words

Candidates who are shortlisted in stage 1 will be provided further instructions for stage 2.

How to enter

Your full entry should be submitted by email to [email protected], either as a zip folder or a link to download your documents.

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