Rumbaugh Outstanding Student Leader Award

Nomination deadline: July 15
Nomination Form
Recommendation/Support Letter

Purpose: To identify and recognize an outstanding student leader of one or more SAE activities and, through the award, encourage a vision within the student to become an SAE leader during his/her adult career.

Eligibility and Selection
SAE student members will be nominated by their SAE faculty advisor who will provide a citation detailing the student's outstanding leadership skills during the past academic year. All nominees will meet the following criteria:

  • must be a current student member of SAE World Headquarters or student who recently transferred to SAE Professional Membership who actively supports SAE World Headquarters and its programs
  • must have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in one or more SAE activities during the academic year of nomination
  • must graduate between December and June from a university or college in a technical field related to mobility engineering (includes graduate and undergraduate studies)
  • must be employed in a mobility-related industry at the time of selection (August/September)

Nominations will be judged based on SAE-related leadership activities during the year of nomination, and imminent support of SAE and its activities.

Description
This award recognizes an outstanding student leader of one or more SAE activities and encourages a vision within the student to become an SAE leader during his/her adult career.  Through a generous contribution from Max E. Rumbaugh Jr., past Executive Vice President of SAE (1986-2001), this award exemplifies his interest in encouraging leadership qualities and opportunities within the ranks of SAE supporters.

The Award
This award, established in 2002, is administered by the Rumbaugh Award Board and consists of a framed medal, an honorarium, a lifetime professional membership in SAE and a trip to a major SAE meeting where the award is presented.

Recipients

Questions? E-mail Rumbaugh Award or phone 1-724-772-4047