Providing educational scholarships
to advance the profession of engineering

The ACEC Research Institute has begun accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Scholarships are available to students entering their junior, senior, or fifth year pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or in an accredited land-surveying program.

The ACEC Research Institute will award five (5) General Scholarships in 2022, and three (3) Specialty Scholarship; the Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship, the J.A. Watts, Inc. Diversity in Engineering Scholarship, and the Lee Rice LRE Water Scholarship.

All scholarship applicants must submit applications through their respective state Member Organizations. Click here for Member Organization contact information.

Check with state Member Organization for application deadline.

Scholarship Fund

The ACEC Research Institute is committed to advancing our profession and is working hard to increase its educational scholarship fund for individuals pursuing engineering careers. Your monetary support is vital in helping the Institute advance its mission to provide scholarships to those students who are qualified, and more importantly, interested in becoming engineers. We ask that you join us in our mission by becoming a scholarship donor.

Submit your scholarship gift by donating online, or use the donation form and forward a check made payable to ACEC Research Institute.

ACEC Research Institute is a nonprofit organization exempt from income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN: 52-1140340. Donations to the Institute’s Scholarship Fund are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Donations will be use in the general operation of the scholarship program to cover both direct scholarship awards and overhead costs.

We thank you in advance for your contribution and joining us in this vital program to advance our profession and help support the next generation of engineers.

2022 Scholarship Winners

Gia Ha | Virginia Tech
$10,000 Scholar of the Year

Anna LeClair | Northeastern University
$7,500 Lee Rice LRE Water Scholarship

Xavier Vera |Fresno State
$5,000 J.A. Watts. Inc. Diversity in Engineering Scholarship

Rebecca Rasmussen | Brigham Young University
$5,000 a/e ProNet Scholarship

Qasim Akhlaq | The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
$5,000 Life Health Trust Scholarship

Kiara Diloreto  University of Dayton
$5,000 Joseph Egan Scholarship

Grace Zalubsa | University of Michigan
$3,000 College of Fellows Scholarship

Taylor Dahota | University of Nebraska – Lincoln
$2,500 CASE Scholarship

Gracie Warren | Boise State University
$2,500 Small Firms Coalition Scholarship

Thank you to the ACEC College of Fellows Scholarship Committee for their continued administration of the Scholarship Program.

Bob Barnett, Chair, Barnett, Jones, Wilson, LLC

Cathy Ritter, Constellation Design Group, Inc.

Doris Willmer, Willmer Engineering, Inc.

Jane Rozga, GHD

Donald Sipher, ATL Engineering