The ACEC Colorado 2015 Scholarship Committee awarded more than $30,000 in scholarships to students in engineering programs for the 2015-2016 school year. This amount was divided among these individuals:
The ACEC Colorado Scholarship Program awarded more than $30,000 this year among the following recipients:
Leonard Rice Memorial Scholarship*: Eric Garza – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
William Russell Stoneman Scholarship*: Joseph Verissimo – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
Fu Hua Chen Scholarship: Michael Chifala – University of Colorado at Boulder
Jack Bruce Memorial/APWA Scholarship: Chaz Myers – Colorado State University (Fort Collins)
Sandy Donnel Memorial Scholarship: Kathryn Falkenstine – University of Denver
*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.
ACEC Colorado 2015 Scholarship Recipients:
Jonathan Cheek – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Dionysis Damaskopoulous – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
Jared Espinoza – Colorado State University (Pueblo)
Danielle Fox- Colorado State University (Pueblo)
Dane Hyer-Peterson – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
Patrick Ogilvie – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
Stephanie Panza – Colorado School of Mines (Golden)
Tegan Walsh – Colorado State University (Fort Collins)
All applicants are invited to the Annual Scholarship Reception in the spring during which they can meet and network with engineers, human resources staff and other professionals from ACEC Colorado member firms.
How to Apply
The scholarship application is available annually to any student that meet the following criteria:
1. Is pursuing a bachelor’s degree from a university engineering program in Colorado that is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ABET).
2. Will be a junior, senior or a fifth-year senior in a five-year program, as of the fall of the next academic year. (NOTE: Students graduating in December of that academic year are not eligible.)
3. Is a U.S. citizen.
4. Is a full-time student as determined by the university.
4. Has an understanding of the consulting engineering profession.
Application Documents (NOTE: The application process is now closed for the 2015-16 academic year.)