The ideal candidate will be a SWE member who has made an outstanding contribution to a SWE collegiate section as a Counselor.
A maximum of one (1) awards may be presented annually.
The ideal candidate:
- Has been actively engaged in mentoring a collegiate section as a SWE Counselor,
- Has served as a link for the collegiate section to other areas of SWE (local professional section or MAL organization, regional, Society)
- Has three (3) or more academic years of cumulative experience in the role of SWE Counselor (need not be with the same collegiate section).
NOTE: Previous Outstanding SWE Counselor Award recipients can re-apply after 3 more years as counselor if they have made new or different significant contributions to the SWE Collegiate Section they serve, or are now serving a different Collegiate Section.