Student Applications

The ACEC Research Institute provides nearly 100 scholarships annually to current engineering students. Applications for the 2025-2026 academic year will be available in August 2024. Students can apply by creating an account in our scholarship portal.

Scholarship Fund

The ACEC Research Institute is committed to helping solve our industry’s workforce challenges through scholarships for students pursing engineering degrees. Your monetary support is vital in helping the Institute provide grants to qualified students around the country who are interested in becoming engineers. by sponsoring a scholarship or contributing to the scholarship fund.

Please join us in this mission by contributing to the scholarship fund online or using the donation form to forward a check. If you are interested in creating a named scholarship, please let us know.

Scholarship Sponsors

2023 Scholarship Recipients

Meet our 2023 scholarship recipients, embodying academic excellence and representing engineering's future leaders.

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Michael Drummond

University of Cincinnati
$13,000 ACEC College of Fellows Scholar of the Year

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Grace Whisler

Kansas State University
$12,500 Morrissey Goodale Diversity in STEM Scholarship

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Isabella Bernard

The Catholic University of America
$12,500 Morrissey Goodale Helping Hands Scholarship

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Kyle Van Horn

Ohio Northern University
$7,500 Lee Rice LRE Water Scholarship

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Jayci Tsuhako

University of California, San Diego
$5,000 ACEC Life/Health Trust Scholarship

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Jaclyn Bashore

University of Cincinnati
$5,000 ACEC Small Firm Coalition Scholarship


Jillian Douhy

University of Nebraska-Lincoln at Omaha
$5,000 a/e ProNet Scholarship

Madison Allen

Madison Allen

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
$5,000 J.A. Watts Diversity in Engineering Scholarship

Angel Randall

Angel Randall

Prairie View A&M University
$5,000 Kimley-Horn Diversity in STEM Scholarship


Alex Chau

San Diego State University
$5,000 Kimley-Horn Diversity in STEM Scholarship

Morgan Trechter

Morgan Trechter

Catholic University of America
$5,000 Stanley Consultants, Inc. Diversity in Engineering Scholarship


Katlynn Vicuna

The University of Hawaii at Manoa
$5,000 Stanley Consultants, Inc. Helping Hand Scholarship

Scholarship Recipient Testimonials

Hear from our 2023 scholarship recipients as they share their transformative experiences and aspirations in engineering.

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