- Applicants must provide an essay.
- Essays should be at least 1000 words, but should not exceed 2000 words.
- Any full- or part-time, undergraduate or graduate student of any age enrolled at an accredited 4-year college or university only in North America.
- High school students are not eligible to enter this contest.
- Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related field.