Nominate Your Advisor!

2/5/2024 9:25:58 AM ET   FormulaSAE Series

The Carroll Smith Mentor’s Cup recognizes Formula SAE 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

The SCCA sponsored award is presented yearly onsite at one of the Formula SAE competitions. Student teams are encourage to nominate their faculty by sending a nomination letter detailing why their faculty advisor deserves this honor.

So student teams if you have an amazing advisor be sure to nominate them before the deadline!

How can you submit?

Send your nomination letters (pdf format, please) to Dr. Peter Jones at [email protected].


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!