Start or Renew A Chapter

Whether you have an existing Chapter or you're starting a new one, now's the perfect time to review the updated EWH Chapter Guidelines. The Guidelines will provide you with a brief overview of potential Chapter activities and help with general operations. Below you will find all the resources you need to start or renew your Chapter! If you have any questions or need assistance, please reach out to us at [email protected]

If you need help obtaining funding for your Chapter fees, please fill out the Chapter Fee Waiver application here.

Chapter Dues and Benefits:

All US Colleges and University EWH Chapters pay dues of $450 per year

International Chapters pay dues of $300 per year and receive all of the benefits and resources outlined below, excluding the promotional package (EWH t-shirts and other swag can be purchased separately on our Square site if desired).

The Chapter Packages include the following benefits and resources:

  • (For US Colleges and Universities only) A Promotional Package that includes:
    • 2 EWH Bioinstrumentation Kits ($130+ value)
    • 5 EWH T-Shirts ($100 value)
    • Additional EWH promotional materials as available (pens, post-its, etc.)
  • Eligibility for the EWH Design Competition; $25 for first entry, $50 for each subsequent entry
  • Special consideration for Summer Institute programs
  • Summer Institute application fee waiver for up to 5 Chapter members ($125 value)
  • EWH input and support on operations and design projects and connection to a global network of engineers and 1,500+ Institute alumni
  • Email notification of jobs, internships, and other opportunities with EWH and other organizations

PLUS: If two Chapter members attend a Summer Institute program, we will credit your dues back to the Chapter to be used for next year! See the Chapter Guidelines below for more information.


Quick Links to Chapter Resources:

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If You're Starting a Chapter:

  • Find members and a faculty adviser. You can use the EWH Interest Form or create your own and send to your network to find members. Share our Chapter Presentation with interested parties.
  • Appoint a President, Vice President, and Treasurer.
  • Review the Chapter Guidelines. Have the Chapter Officers and the faculty adviser fill out the EWH Chapter Application and Agreement. To successfully complete this form you will need: 
    • Names and emails of Leadership Team (Faculty Advisor, President, Vice President, Treasurer)
    • Mailing Address (for package delivery)
    • Roster, including names and emails of each member: doesn’t have to be finalized, as you can edit
    • T-shirt sizes and colors (only for US Universities)
  • Pay affiliation duesPlease utilize your student union or student affairs center to assist in covering your dues. This is typically provided for all registered university student chapters at a majority of universities. If you need any assistance locating the appropriate office, we are here to help!
  • Hold your first meeting. Discuss Chapter activities and draft by-laws. 
  • You're a Chapter now! Welcome to EWH! Once you've registered with EWH, we will share a Chapter Resource folder with you, with activity ideas, project guidance, and more.

If You're Renewing a Chapter: