Awards

Student Design Competition - Step 1

Teams compete at annual ASME E-Fests.  First, Second and Third place prizes are awarded as follows:

  • First place team receives $500
  • 2nd Place: Teams receive $300.
  • 3rd Place: Teams receive $150

There is no travel subsidy for the students, student section advisors, District leaders or any representatives of the same to an ASME E-Fest.

Student Design Competition – Step 2 (Finals)

Teams that place first and second at ASME E-Fests in the United States, are invited to participate in the international competition held at ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE).

Team that places first at ASME E-Fest Asia Pacific are invited to participate in the international competition held at ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). All teams compete for the following SDC awards at the Finals at the IMECE.

  • 1st Place: The prize consists of $3,000 plus $1000 awarded to the Student Section of the Winner's Institution.
  • 2nd Place: The prize consists of $1,000 plus $500 awarded to the Student Section of the Winner's Institution.
  • 3rd Place: The prize consists of $500 plus $250 Awarded to the Student Section of the Winner's Institution.

All award will be paid upon completion of the financial form required by the IRS of US based students and IRS W8BEN by all overseas based students.

Travel Subsidy

(*): Travel Allowance Restrictions

For ASME E-Fest winners to attend the finals at IMECE:

  • Two (2) teams from each** ASME E-Fest in the United States are eligible for a subsidy of up to $1,200 per team for up to four (4) team members to cover the travel and other expenses to compete at the Finals at the IMECE.
  • One (1) team each from ASME E-Fest Asia Pacific is eligible for a subsidy of up to $1,500 for up to four (4) team members to cover the travel and other expenses to compete at the Finals at the IMECE.
  • All travel subsidy will be paid after submittal of expense reports and completion of the Form 990 or W8BEN Form.
  • All travel subsidy/ contributions are subject to ASME policy restrictions unless officially notified otherwise. See also ASME Policy