Scholarships for Students


2018-19 Academic Year Scholarship Recipients
Named Scholarship Recipients

Katherine McQuie                  University of Colorado – Boulder    Leonard Rice Memorial Scholarship
Cherish Spengler                    University of Colorado – Boulder    William Russell Stoneman Scholarship
Caleb Ring                                 Colorado School of Mines               Fu Hua Chen Scholarship
Camden Fraser                        Colorado School of Mines               Sandy Donnel Memorial Scholarship
Katherine Kerstiens               Colorado School of Mines               Muller Engineering James M. Condon Memorial Scholarship
Theresa O’Donnell-Sloan    Colorado State University               James M. Condon Family Scholarship
Nicholas Sammons                Colorado School of Mines              Jack Bruce Memorial/APWA Scholarship

ACEC Colorado Scholarship Recipients

Cole Casey                               Colorado School of Mines                                  ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Megan Freytag                       Colorado School of Mines                                  ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Maggie Guinta                        Colorado School of Mines                                  ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Noah Messick                         Colorado State University-Pueblo                  ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Claire Meyer                            University of Colorado – Boulder                     ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Olivia Rader                             University of Colorado – Colorado Springs ACEC Colorado Scholarship
Katherine Schneider           Colorado School of Mines                                   ACEC Colorado Scholarship

Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Contest* Winner
*Sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation, the National Society of Professional Engineers of Colorado & ACEC Colorado
Nathaniel Westlake         Rampart High School, Colorado Springs


Other Information
Scholarship Program Facts and Figures
All applicants are invited to ACEC Colorado’s annual reception for the Scholarship & Education Foundation. At that time, applicants can meet and network with professionals from ACEC Colorado-member firms. Click here to view photos of recipients attending the 2018 Scholarship Reception. (Photos courtesy of The Unfound Door.)

ACEC Colorado Scholarship & Education Foundation Overview
The ACEC Colorado Scholarship & Education Board of Directors will award college scholarships to students enrolled in qualifying engineering programs as of the 2019-20 school year. The application process is open students that meets the following criteria:

  • Entering junior, senior or fifth degree year in Fall 2019 (NOTE: Students graduating in December of that academic year are not eligible.)
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or in an accredited land-surveying program in Colorado that is ABET-accredited and conforms to either the Engineering Accreditation Commission or Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission standards. (NOTE: if selected as one of the top two ACEC Colorado scholarship recipients, a student may advance to the ACEC National competition only if enrolled in an ABET-accredited program that conforms to the Engineering Accreditation Commission standards.)
  • Is a full-time student as determined by the university.
  • Has an understanding of the consulting engineering profession.

Other Funded Scholarships
ACEC Colorado also supports high school students through scholarship funding to:
– Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program – $2,500
– Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Contest Winner – $2,000

Annual Fundraiser | Contributions
The ACEC Colorado Scholarship & Education Foundation is supported by funds raised through its annual golf tournament, as well as corporate and individual contributions. Thanks to the sponsors and players who raised nearly $15,000 toward scholarships for Colorado engineering student scholarships at the 2017 golf tournament.

The 2018 Golf Tournament Fundraiser is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 6, at Colorado National Golf Course (Erie). Call 303-832-2200 for more information.