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Student Activities Achievement Award

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The Student Activities Achievement Award is given to a Chapter Student Activities Chair or related individual for service related to the goals and growth of student activities at all levels and across multiple areas.


Deadline

Nominations must be received by December 31st. Please submit your nomination to the Assistant Manager of Student Activities through e-mail at: students@ashrae.org


Criteria

A candidate will be nominated to the Honors and Awards Committee by the Student Activities Committee. The nomination shall include:

  • A 1-2 page (250-500 word) write-up of the nominee’s qualifications, achievements and overall merit for the award
  • Documentation of the computed award points as outlined below
  • A copy of their ASHRAE biography

The Student Activities Committee shall consider the points and the explanation in its deliberations before making a final recommendation. The minimum number of points to be considered for this award shall be 20, distributed across a minimum 3 categories.

This award is intended to be a lifetime achievement award. As such, it will only be awarded to an individual once. The award shall recognize achievement in student activities over multiple years and across all age categories (Post High, K-12/STEM etc.).

In the attached write-up, please explain the candidate’s involvement in each of their activities listed in the point total. Pictures from events are welcome and will not count toward the two page write-up limit.

This award is presented annually, however it may be omitted if a suitable candidate is not identified. The award will be given at the Plenary Session’s Honors and Awards Ceremony at the Winter Conference.


Available Points


Category

Points

Max Points

General

 

 

Chapter Student Activities Chair or Education Chair

1 pt/year

5

Student Branch Advisor

1 pt/year

3

Serve on Student Activities Committee
Examples: RVC, Vice-Chair, Chair, Consultant

1 pt/year

5

K-12/STEM

 

Achieve the Chapter K-12/STEM Leadership Award while serving as one of the positions required to qualify

2/award

6

Participate in a K-12/STEM activity promoting engineering to and/or for girls
Examples: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, GEMS, Girl Scouts, Girls in Engineering, etc.

1/activity

5

Participate in a joint K-12/STEM activity with representatives of other societies
Examples: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, STEM Scouts, NAWIC, AIA, ACE Mentorship, PEO, etc.

1/activity

5

Grants

 

Recipient of an Undergraduate Program Equipment Grant (Chapter supported school)

1 pt/ grant

3

Design Competition

 

Serve as a technical mentor or advisor for an HVAC&R related competition
Examples: ASHRAE, DOE, AIA, EPA, etc.

1/year

3

Serve as an ASHRAE design competition judge at the chapter, region, or society level

1/year

3

Post High

 

Reactivating a Student Branch
(Must have been inactive more than two years)

1 pts/branch

3

Establishing a student branch

2 pts/branch

6

Sponsor student(s) from student branch to attend ASHRAE Winter Conference Student Program
Sponsorship includes subsidy for travel, lodging and/or conference registration fees

2/year

6

Organize a site tour or networking event related to HVAC&R (Student Branch and Chapter Meetings do not count)
Examples: Construction Site tour on campus, Industry Networking Night, Speed Networking event, etc.

1/event

5

Arrange for technical speaker to speak with student branch about HVAC&R related topics
Examples: ASHRAE DL presentation to students, Technical presentation in class, etc. Chapter meeting speakers do not count

1/event

5

Maximum Available Points

 

63

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