Scholarships for Students

Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted!
Download PDF-fillable 2018-19 Academic Scholarship Application
Timeline:
– Jan. 12: Scholarship Application & Recommendation Form Deadline – electronic submittal
– Feb. 2: Applications Reviewed for Scoring
– Feb. 9: Finalists Contacted to Schedule Interviews
– Feb. 24: In-person Interviews in Denver
– March 1: Top two awardees’ names forwarded to ACEC National Competition (limited students enrolled in programs accredited by ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission).
– March 29: Scholarship Award Ceremony & Reception for Students, Parents & Faculty

Available Scholarships For 2018-19 Academic Year
Leonard Rice Memorial Scholarship ($6,000)*
William Russell Stoneman Scholarship ($5,000)*
Fu Hua Chen Scholarship ($4,000)
Muller Engineering James M. Condon Memorial Scholarship ($3,000) – Click here to learn more
Jack Bruce Memorial/APWA Scholarship ($2,500)
Sandy Donnel Memorial Scholarship ($3,000)
ACEC Colorado Scholarships ($2,000, multiple available)
*The Leonard Rice Memorial Scholarship and William Russell Stoneman Scholarship recipients are also entered in the ACEC National Scholarship Program to potentially earn an additional scholarship of up to $11,500.

2017-18 Academic Year Scholarship Recipients
Named Scholarship Recipients

Jordan Becker                 Colorado State University, Pueblo     Leonard Rice Memorial Scholarship
Caleb Johnson                Colorado State University, Pueblo     William Russell Stoneman Scholarship
Jacqueline Foss              Colorado State University                    Fu Hua Chen Scholarship
Katherine Schneider     Colorado School of Mines                     Sandy Donnel Memorial Scholarship
Cody Volt                         Colorado State University                    Muller Engineering James M. Condon Memorial Scholarship
Nicholas Sammons        Colorado School of Mines                    Jack Bruce Memorial/American Public Works Association                                                                                                                            Scholarship

ACEC Colorado Scholarship Recipients

Amber Bishop               University of Colorado
Anders Booth                Colorado State University
Ryanne Buck                 Colorado State University
Cole Casey                     Colorado School of Mines
Scott Harbaugh            Metropolitan State University of Denver
Leon Sport                    University of Denver
Robert Wilson, Jr.       University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Contest* Winner
*Sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation, the National Society of Professional Engineers of Colorado & ACEC Colorado
Christian Dalland         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 Program. At that time, applicants can meet and network with professionals from ACEC Colorado-member firms. See photos of recipients attending the 2017 Scholarship Reception at bit.ly/2o8fZza (Photos courtesy of The Unfound Door).

ACEC Colorado Scholarship Program Overview
The ACEC Colorado Scholarship Committee will award college scholarships to students enrolled in qualifying engineering programs as of the 2017-18 school year. The scholarship application is NOW OPEN to students that meets the following criteria:

  • Entering junior, senior or fifth degree year in Fall 2018 (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 Fundraiser | Contributions
The ACEC Colorado Scholarship Program 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 on Monday, Aug. 7, at Plum Creek Golf Course (Castle Rock, Colo.).