Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 12, 2013) - - The ACI Foundation, a wholly-owned and non-profit subsidiary of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), announces the opening of its student Fellowship and Scholarship program for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This year, the ACI Foundation is offering eight fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students, six scholarships for graduate students and one scholarship for undergraduate students studying concrete, through funds from both private and corporate donors. The application process is open through Oct. 15, 2013.
ACI Foundation Fellowships range from $7,000 to $10,000, and are awarded to high-potential undergraduate and graduate students who are studying engineering, construction management, or other related fields of study in the area of concrete. Fellowship applicants must be nominated by a faculty member who is also an ACI member to be considered for these awards. Those students receiving Fellowships also receive paid travel and registration to two ACI Conventions, assignment to an industry mentor, and a summer internship, in some cases. Available Fellowships include the ACI Presidents’ Fellowship, ACI Baker Student Fellowship, ACI Elmer Baker Student Fellowship, ACI Richard N. White Student Fellowship, ACI BASF Construction Chemicals Student Fellowship, ACI Cagley ACI Student Fellowship, and ACI Charles Pankow Foundation ACI Student Fellowship.
ACI Foundation Scholarships, in the amount of $3,000, are awarded to graduate students studying concrete-related subjects. Available Scholarships include the ACI Scholarship, Kumar Mehta Scholarship, ACI Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship, Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship, Schwing America Scholarship, Stewart C. Watson Memorial Scholarship, and ACI Foundation Richard D. Stehly Memorial Scholarship (undergraduate). Applications will be accepted from anywhere in the world but the program of study must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET.
More information, including application requirements, instructions, tips for student applicants, and information for educators can be found at www.scholarshipcouncil.org. If you are interested in helping to fund future student ACI Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships, please visit www.ACIFoundation.org.
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ACI Foundation—Located in Farmington Hills, Mich., the ACI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The ACI Foundation is designed to receive, administer, and expend funds for educational, research, scientific, and charitable purposes to increase the knowledge and understanding of concrete materials and to support programs that improve concrete design and construction. The ACI Foundation consists of three councils: the Concrete Research Council, the Scholarship Council, and the Strategic Development Council. More information can be found at www.ACIFoundation.org.