Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

Eligibility & Judging Criteria

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be a young engineering educator with more than three, but less than ten years of full-time faculty experience, immediately following graduation, at the date of application
  • Be affiliated with an engineering school accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or a school from which SAE accepts student members
  • Complete the application and submit all required documentation to SAE by January 15

Judging and Criteria

A board of judges comprised of both academic and industry personnel will review the material and select the participants in November. Outstanding educators will be chosen from the ground vehicle category and from the aerospace category. The judges will base their selection on the following criteria:

  • Contributions to teaching and curriculum development
  • Contributions to research, including grants, independent research and professional development
  • Publications related to SAE mobility interests
  • Applicant's education, leadership in student activities, and participation in engineering society activities
  • Applicant's three support letters
  • Benefits anticipated from participation in the Teetor program