ACEC California Scholarship Eligibility for the 2020-2021 Academic Year
The deadline for application submissions is January 22, 2020
To qualify as an applicant for the ACEC California Scholarship Program, a student must:
1. Be entering their junior, senior, fifth or master’s degree year in the Fall of 2020.
2. Be enrolled as follows:
a. Upper division undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time and working toward a degree in an engineering or land-surveying curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
b. Master’s degree students must be enrolled at least half time and either be in an ABET-accredited Master of Science (MS) engineering program or have a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program.
3. Meet the following minimum grade point average requirements:
a. For ACEC California’s State Competition: Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.2 in completed engineering and land surveying courses and a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
b. For ACEC’s National Competition (if selected as ACEC California’s scholarship nominee): Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 in completed engineering and/or land surveying courses and a minimum overall grade point average of 3.2 on a scale of 4.0.
4. Be interested in the possibility of pursuing a career in consulting engineering or land surveying.
5. Be a United States Citizen.
• If the award recipient is on the semester system, payment of the award will be made in two equal installments, one at the start of each semester, after submitting proof of enrollment.
• If the award recipient is on the quarter system, payment of the award will be made in three equal installments, one at the start of each quarter, after submitting proof of enrollment.
• No student may receive more than two awards from ACEC California’s scholarship fund. Students who have previously received one award must reapply in order to be eligible for a second award.
• All recipients must remain full-time students in good standing at a California university or college during the year in which the award is received.
• Any eligible students may also be entered in the local chapter and national scholarship programs.
To qualify as an applicant for the ACEC California Scholarship Program, a student must provide the following:
1. Completed application, including 500-word essay.
2. Official transcripts which must be submitted by the university via standard mail or emailed to Stephanie Reed through the electronic transcript process. Official Transcripts must include Fall Semester 2019 or Fall Quarter 2019 grades.
3. Completed Recommendation Form mailed or emailed by your evaluator to Stephanie Reed.
Questions? Contact Stephanie Reed at email@example.com or (916) 441-7991.