Certificate of Merit

FY24 SWE–OC Certificate of Merit Nomination
The Society of Women Engineers Orange County Section (SWE-OC) was organized in 1983 and chartered in 1985.
SWE-OC is a volunteer, nonprofit, educational, service organization whose members support the
advancement of women in engineering. Each year, SWE OC awards local High School Juniors and Seniors
with a Certificate of Merit Award. Nominations are to be solicited from teachers.

The minimum criteria for selection are as follows:
● Identify as a Female
● Must be a Junior or Senior in high school
● Must have completed three years of science and three years of mathematics with distinction, or has
achieved excellence in a science or math related activity such as a science fair, math contest, etc.
● Must be an active citizen of the school and community
● Nominated students should have above average grades in math and science classes and show
enthusiasm in these curriculums

The recipients of the Certificate of Merit will be announced at the SWE-OC Spring Banquet held in April 2024.

The online nomination form can be accessed via FY24 SWE-OC Certificate of Merit.

Nominations must be completed by no later than March 23, 2024.