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$500 Project Grants Available

Recognizing that students sometimes need financial assistance in completing their graduate or senior capstone design projects, ASTM International annually offers a limited number of $500 grants to university students to help with projects that feature an ASTM component. The deadline for submitting applications is Oct. 31.

Jamaica 

Students events were a key feature of ASTM International’s Caribbean Roadshow in June. (Left) On June 4, ASTM International staff and members met at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica with students from the island’s University of Technology. Two student groups presented their senior design projects during the meeting. (Right) ASTM International board member Christopher Mathis, Mathis Consulting Co., fielded questions from students in Guyana during a discussion of challenges in the construction industry. 

WISE Hsain

Alex Hsain, this year’s ASTM International-sponsored Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) recipient, visited ASTM’s Washington, D.C., office on June 4 to discuss her policy paper regarding issues related to standardization in Southern Africa. WISE is a competitive summer program in Washington, D.C., offered annually to about a dozen engineering juniors and seniors interested in public policy.

Issue Month: 
July/August
Issue Year: 
2018