How to Apply


  • Students and practitioners are eligible to submit papers which advance the PMBOK® Guide in the field of design, procurement and/or construction by providing a useful contribution to the engineering and construction industry.
  • The paper should present a pragmatic approach to engineering and construction issues.
  • The paper is to be focused on one or more of the following areas:
    • Engineering and construction means and methods
    • Project organizations and delivery systems
    • Engineering and construction performance
    • Cost, schedule, and progress controls
  • The application deadline is 15 February.

Application Checklist

  • Nominee/Application Information

    Basic information, contact details, etc
  • Electronic copy of paper (.pdf or .doc)

    Download and review the "Paper Formatting Guidelines" to ensure your document formatting meets the standards.
  • Official Transcript or Verification of Enrollment (.pdf)


How to Apply

  1. Create an account on, or log in.
  2. Access the awards application portal via the link in the sidebar.
  3. Complete your application. If you need to return to an in-progress application at a later date, you can revisit the application portal. Once you are logged in at, you’ll see a “Return to application portal” link in the site main menu, as well as on this page.
  4. Submit your completed application. Recipients will be notified approximately 6 weeks after the application period closes.

Paper Formatting Guidelines


How to format and submit your selected paper.

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