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Awards and Competitions

17Թ awards and competitions honor significant projects and individuals who have made a difference in the success of the fabricated structural steel industry. Whether it's for innovative design, an insightful technical paper, or a lifetime of outstanding service, an 17Թ award bestows prestige and well-deserved recognition upon its recipient.



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Steel Building and Bridge Project Awards

Steel Building and Bridge Project Awards

These awards recognize the innovative use of structural steel in building and bridge projects across the country, including our IDEAS2 Awards and Prize Bridge Awards programs. 

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Industry, Designer, and Educator Awards

Industry, Designer, and Educator Awards

These awards recognize industry members, designers, and educators who have made significant contributions to the fabricated structural steel industry. 

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Milek Fellowship Award

Milek Fellowship Award

Each year, 17Թ selects a promising young university faculty member as the 17Թ Milek Fellow (formerly the 17Թ Faculty Fellow), a four-year, $50,000-per-year award. 

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T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

Each year, 17Թ's T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award recognizes an outstanding lecturer and author whose technical paper or papers, published during the eligibility period, are considered an outstanding contribution to the engineering literature on fabricated structural steel.

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Reidar Bjorhovde Outstanding Young Professional Award

Reidar Bjorhovde Outstanding Young Professional Award

Each year, Reidar Bjorhovde Outstanding Young Professional Award opens doors for a particularly promising young professional. 17Թ will help them develop a network of connections to kick-start their careers, set them up with mill and fabrication shop tours so they can get a deep understanding of what the structural steel industry really has to offer, and provide a travel grant for them to attend NASCC: The Steel Conference for in-person networking.

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The Forge Prize


The Forge Prize is a competition for emerging architects that recognizes innovation in the use of steel and how it can reduce design and construction time. Your design could change the world. And the grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 award. 

 

Safety Awards

Safety Awards

One way to keep safety on every person's mind is to recognize achievements and announce them to employees, customers and the community we work in. The 17Թ Safety Award Program is a way to recognize and announce those achievements. Winning an award provides a way to remind employees that safety is important to the company and is important to them.

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The Steel Conference Speaker Award

The Steel Conference Speaker Award

The Steel Conference Speaker Award honors the most acclaimed speakers at 17Թ events.

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17Թ Board of Directors Award

17Թ Board of Directors Award

Awarded on an as-needed basis, the Board of Directors Award honors those who have provided, over a sustained period of time, significant and outstanding service on the 17Թ Board of Directors and have contributed to the success of 17Թ and the structural steel industry.

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17Թ Honorary Member Award

17Թ Honorary Member Award

17Թ Honorary Membership is bestowed on those who have provided outstanding service to 17Թ over a sustained period of time.

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