American Society of Civil Engineers
Trent R. Dames and William W. Moore Fellowship

Note to PIs: The following program summary is intended to be used for informational purposes only. It does not replace the sponsor’s actual funding opportunity announcement. Always review the most recent version of the sponsor’s full announcement to verify that the deadline has not changed and to identify the most current program requirements.

About the fellowship

The purpose of this fellowship is to advance the science and profession of engineering and to enhance the overall welfare of mankind, and to further the exploration of new applications of geotechnical engineering or the earth sciences to social, economic, environmental, and political issues. The fellowship is presented annually to two practicing engineers or earth scientists, professors, or graduate students, who will use the fellowship for graduate study.


  • At the time of application, the applicant must be a practicing engineer or earth scientist, professor, or graduate student and be a member of ASCE.
  • Previous recipients of the fellowship are eligible to apply in any succeeding competition for these awards provided the other requirements of eligibility are satisfied.

Award amount

Fellowships will be awarded based on funds available  Awards have been in the $2,000 to $6,000 range.

Award period

Not specified.

Application deadline

February 10, 2021.

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Last updated:  July 2021.