The ideal candidate will be a leader who has made an outstanding contribution to a SWE collegiate section as an advisor.
A maximum of one (1) awards may be presented annually.
The ideal candidate:
- Has been actively engaged in mentoring a collegiate section as a Faculty Advisor,
- Has served as a link for the collegiate section to the rest of the educational institution, and
- Has three (3) or more academic years of cumulative experience in the role of Faculty Advisor.
NOTE: Previous Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award recipients can re-apply after 3 more years as advisor if they have made new or different significant contributions to the SWE Collegiate Section they serve, or are now serving a different Collegiate Section.