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2012 MBBC Scholarship Program Criteria & Guidelines

MBBC LogoMISSION: To increase awareness of and promote a career choice in Civil Engineering through educating/mentoring high school students.

GOAL: To increase the number and quality of Civil Engineering students graduating from college through financial incentives in the form of scholarships.

The SCE MBBC Scholarship Program criteria and guidelines are compatible with the Summit County Engineer Miniature Bridge Building Competition mission and goal.

Annual scholarships will be awarded in the amounts listed below to students chosen by the MBBC Scholarship Committee. Students may apply yearly for as many years as they are eligible.  Scholarship applications will be available on October 1 and must be returned by February 28 of each calendar year to the MBBC Scholarship Committee.

  • Freshman - $250.00
  • Sophomore - $500.00
  • Junior - $1,500.00*
  • Senior - $2,000.00*
*Junior/Seniors applying for the scholarship must be enrolled in a ABET accredited civil engineering program.

Potential candidates for scholarship awards must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must have been a Summit County resident at the time they** participated in the MBBC competition.
  • Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a College/University that has a ABET accredited civil engineering program available to students.
  • Applicant must have a minimum average of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • An applicant’s mandatory essay on his or her professional goals.
  • An applicant’s involvement in extracurricular activities, including civic and professional activities.
  • Letter of recommendation from an advisor.

** Alternates that attended the MBBC and do not participate in the building process are not eligible for the scholarship.

Scholarships will be payable to the college or university upon receipt of verification that student has met the qualifying criteria stated above.

If you would like more information or have any questions about the Summit County Engineer MBBC Scholarship program and process, please contact Denise Longstreth at the Summit County Engineer’s Office, 538 E. South Street, Akron, OH 44311, or call: (330) 643-8168,or fax: (330) 762-7829, or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2012 13:36