Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest

Awarded by : American Galvanizers Association

Updated on Jan 14, 2022
Akanksha Sharma

University Research Analyst

Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +37 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 1,84,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    31 Mar 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The American Galvanizers Association’s developed the scholarship contest to assist future specifiers with the rising cost of a college education

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Diploma, Bachelors Certificate, Masters Certificate

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Barbados, American Samoa, Anguilla +33 more

The study must be in the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Construction management
  • Material science, or a related field

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 2,500 => Rs 1,84,400

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 79.42 (last updated 14th September 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Two scholarships are awarded annually ($2,500 each) for the top essays submitted

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 2

  • Two scholarships are awarded annually ($2,500 each) for the top essays submitted

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


  • Applicant must be enrolled in full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate-level course in an accredited college or university only in North America, during the 2021-2022 school year
  • Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related fields
  • High school students are not eligible to enter this contest

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Essays Required

Essay- Applicant's essay must answer one of the following two questions in 1,000-2,000 words and be in Word, Rich Text Format, or Adobe Acrobat PDF format:

  • Your client wants to build a building façade with architectural exposed structural steel (AESS) with hot-dip galvanized components, but has heard galvanizing can have mixed appearances. Make a case for hot-dip galvanizing to be used for the project, noting specific practices that can improve the final appearance of hot-dip galvanizing to meet the AESS requirements
  • The Department of Transportation has tasked you with replacing guardrails along a 100 mile stretch of highway.  They want at least a 50-year design life and looking to reuse existing guardrails and materials.  Put together a proposal using hot-dip galvanizing including the most innovative ways the DOT can take advantage of its recyclability/reuse detailing how that will reduce environmental and economic impacts

Application Process:

  • Applicants must submit their essay by filling out the submission form on the application page
  • They will receive an email confirmation that their entry has been received

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date March 31, 2022 Not Available
Winner announcement Not Available
  • Winners will be announced May of 2022

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number 720.554.0900

Additional Information

  • The AGA website provides a wealth of no-cost resources on hot-dip galvanizing information, including access to the current publications, the AGA KnowledgeBase, technical information resource CDs, and a variety of industry links
  • Each essay will be read and ranked by reviewers at the AGA. Final awards will be determined by the AGAs Executive Director

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