Take the 2017 Milton F. Lunch Ethics Contest Challenge!


All current NSPE individual members through their NSPE state societies and NSPE chapters (including student chapters) are invited to participate in the 2017 NSPE Milton F. Lunch Ethics Contest. Match your wits and knowledge of engineering ethics with experienced professional engineers and engineering students throughout the country.

New this year, the winning entry will receive a certificate, recognition in PE magazine, and an award of $1,000 to the author!

How to Participate

NSPE’s Board of Ethical Review is furnishing you with four different fact situations to choose from regarding the ethics of engineers. Contestants can choose any one out of the four situations and develop an essay, video, photo essay, poster, or PowerPoint presentation which could include embedded videos/sound, etc. to demonstrate their understanding of the facts and the NSPE Code of Ethics.

Contestants are asked to read the facts of the case, then develop a discussion and conclusion to respond to the included question(s). Contestants should also provide references, citing specific sections of the NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers. Contestants may also want to check the NSPE Board of Ethical Review’s Web site for additional cases decided by the BER.

All entries must be received by Friday, April 28, 2017. E-mail or mail entries to:

2017 NSPE Milton F. Lunch Ethics Contest
NSPE Legal Department
1420 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2794
E-mail: legal@nspe.org

The contest is named for NSPEs former general counsel, who played a key role in the founding of the NSPE Board of Ethical Review.

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