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.