The 2017 West Virginia Bridge Design & Build Contest ASCE Student Chapter Grant Program will provide funding to chapters who agree to participate in providing educational outreach AND registration assistance to local middle and high school students eligible for the West Virginia Bridge Design & Build Contest (formerly the WV Bridge Design Contest).
By participating in this outreach program, student chapters have the opportunity to earn $100 for every classroom visit with a maximum of $200 per school visited. Each student chapter cannot exceed $500, and each visit requires a minimum of 1 hour on site AND the registration of at least 3 (three) students from that class.
ALL student chapter presenters are REQUIRED to complete a 1-hour training session with:
Jimmy Wriston, P. E.
WVDOT Special Program Manager
WVSRA Bridge Engineer
WVDOH B&G/Facilities Coordinator
WVDOH RW Division Liaison
WVDOT IntraAgency Engineering Director
WVDOT Highway Engineer Chief
WVDOT Senior Engineering Advisor,
Secretary of Transportation’s Office
Once the grant application is received, the Primary Contact for the Student Chapter will be assigned a “Presenters Code” along with a date/time for the REQUIRED 1-hour presenters training session.
Student chapters will be eligible and issued grant funds after:
Failure to comply will result in the forfeiture of the anticipated grant funds for those visits not falling in the proper timeframe.
If teachers contact the coordinating committee to request a classroom visit, we will contact the nearest student chapter and give them the opportunity to conduct the visit. The Primary Point of Contact will be the initial contact the coordinating committee will attempt to make.
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