SPE Announces Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapters

Eighteen SPE student chapters across the world have won the 2019 Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter. The award recognizes chapters whose programs, activities, and levels of participation distinguish them from other chapters. Formerly known as the Outstanding Student Chapter Award, this top award now recognizes the highest-ranked 5% of eligible student chapters that are exemplary in the scoring categories, as opposed to 10% in previous years. 

Al-Azhar University

Peking University

Almetyevsk State Oil Institute

Suez University

Bandung Institute of Technology

Texas A&M University

British University

Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Cairo University

Universidade Federal do Ceará

Hasanuddin University

Université Kasdi Merbah Ouargla

IFP School

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies

Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires

University of Port Harcourt

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Vellore Institute of Technology


Student Chapter Excellence Award Winners. In addition to the President Awards, 68 student chapters were recognized with the SPE Student Chapter Excellence Awards for accomplishing an admirable level of activity. Formerly known as the Gold Standard, the Student Chapter Excellence Award is expanded this year to recognize 20% of eligible student chapters.

The Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapters will be presented to the winning chapters during the Student Awards Luncheon at the 2019 SPE ATCE to be held 30 September–2 October in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Excellence Award certificates will be emailed to the designated chapters.

According to the 2019 SPE Fact Sheet, SPE student membership includes more than 72,000 students and 396 student chapters. Each chapter is sponsored by an SPE section. To learn more about SPE student chapters and the awards, click here.


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