As the 2023 Formula SAE competition registration draws near, student teams can start to think about nominating their faculty advisor for the Carroll Smith Mentor's Cup, a prestigious award presented yearly at Formula SAE and sponsored by SCCA National. The Carroll Smith Mentor’s Cup recognizes FSAE faculty advisors who, consistently and over the years, have made outstanding contributions to their programs and instill qualities of leadership, teamwork, technical skill, self-reliance, inquisitiveness, and project responsibility in their students.
A Carroll Smith Mentor’s Cup recipient is characterized by some who:
- Provides continuity over time
- Active involvement in technical, organizational, and management challenges
- Upholds the student-run character of the team
- Creates a positive and encouraging environment
- Professional role model for students
Deadline to submit your team’s nomination is April 1st of the competition year.
Teams must be registered to compete for faculty advisor nomination to be considered.
More information on this award, past faculty award winners and details for the nomination submission can be found online under the Series Resources – SAE Resources - here!