The Student Engineers' Council is proud to support engineering organiations at Virginia Tech through $300k+ in annual giving.
Funds & Grants— $244k+ Annually
General ItemEngineering Organization Fund (EOF)
$100k+ awarded annually. Supports student organizations in need of materials and supplies.
General ItemLynn Nystrom Fund (LNF)
$80k+ awarded annually. Supports students traveling to engineering conferences and competitions.
Home ItemBig Contribution (BC) , home
$50k+ awarded annually. Supports faculty projects in the College of Engineering.
Home ItemInternational Humanitarian Fund (IHF) , home
$14k+ awarded annually. Supports travel and materials for student-led humanitarian projects.
Awards and Scholarships — $46k+ Annually
General ItemSEC Scholarship
$10k to 3 students ($30k total). Recurring annual scholarship awarded to Pell Grant eligible student each year.
General ItemTorgersen Leadership Scholarship
$2k to 2 students ($4k total). Supporting student leaders within the College of Engineering.
General ItemGebreyes Service Scholarship
$2k to 2 students ($4k total). Supporting students who exhibit great service, on or off campus.
General ItemWatford Inclusion Scholarship
$1k to 4 students ($4k total). Supporting students who work to make their communities a more inclusive place. Newly endowed this year with a $100k initial gift to the College of Engineering.
General ItemCollege of Engineering Sporn Award
$2k bonus paid by VT. Awarded to a faculty member demonstrating excellence in the classroom.
General ItemUndergraduate Research Advisor Award
$500 Research Grant. Awarded to an exemplary faculty member advising students on research.
General ItemUndergraduate Organization Advisor Award
$500 organization grant. Awarded to an exemplary faculty member advising a student organization.
General ItemEngineers’ Week Competition Winners
$1,750 to Students. Cash award for the winners of the Engineers’ Week competition.
Funds & Grants
Please direct questions related to the "Engineering Organization Fund (EOF)", "Lynn Nystrom Fund (LNF)", "Big Contribution (BC)", and "International Humanitarian Fund (IHF)" to the SEC's Director of Philanthropy (email@example.com).
Awards & Scholarships
Please direct questions releated to the "SEC Scholarship", "Nathaniel Gebreyes Service Scholarship", "Torgersen Leadership Scholarship", "Bevlee A. Watford Inclusion Scholarship", "CoE SPORN Award", "Undergraduate Research Advisor Award", "Engineering Organization Advisor Award", and "Organization Awards" to the SEC's Awards & Scholarships Chair.
Please direct any remaining questions about philanthropy with SEC to the SEC's Director of Philanthropy (firstname.lastname@example.org).