Amir and Layla Nejad Scholarship in Civil Engineering
Sina and Soheila Nejad established the Amir and Layla Nejad Scholarship in Civil Engineering in honor of their children. Sina launched Sigma Engineers, Inc. in 1993. Soheila manages the daily operations and Sina designs structures, many of which may be found throughout Southeast Texas. Sina also serves as a Trustee on the Lamar University Foundation Board. The scholaship is open to all class levels pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. The recipient must be a full-time student and must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. The recipient must also have graduated from a high school in one of the following Texas counties: Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Jasper, Newton, Chambers or Liberty.