ACI Foundation Scholarships

The ACI Foundation offers scholarships for eligible
graduate students whose studies relate to concrete.

ACI Foundation Scholarship

Established by the ACI Foundation's Scholarship Council and receives funding through generous contributions by members of ACI. This award is granted based on the availability of contributions received.

Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship

This award is available to graduate students pursuing full-time studies in the field of concrete. Established to honor Mr. Weinberg for his long-time service in managing the Scholarship Program as Chair of the Scholarship Council. ACI continues to fund this scholarship annually.

Katharine & Bryant Mather Scholarship

Established in 1988 to honor Katharine and Bryant Mather for their exceptional contributions to the knowledge of concrete. Initial funds were contributed by the sponsoring committee of an international symposium held in 1987 to honor the Mathers. Both Mr. and Mrs. Mather, deceased, were Honorary Members of ACI and Mr. Mather served as President in 1964. Continuing funding is provided by a gift from the Mather estate. The scholarship is for graduate study in the field of concrete.

Master Builders Solutions Concrete Materials Scholarship

Graduate students pursuing an advanced degree related to the concrete industry with a focus on material science. First preference will go to candidates who are studying the use of admixtures (fibers, water reducers etc.) to advance the use of concrete. All applicants must be student members of ACI and active participation in an ACI Student Chapter is favorable. If no applicants fit the preferred criteria, the award may be given to students focused on concrete related material science. No internship is required.

Nick Bada – ACI Ontario Chapter Graduate Scholarship

This award is open to any student who has completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institute. The applicant must have possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program. At the time of acceptance of this award (but not necessarily at the time of application) the applicant must have been accepted for graduate study. The graduate program MUST be in concrete research or concrete construction at an accredited university in ONTARIO (Toronto, Royal Military College, Laurentian, Lakehead, McMaster, Ryerson, Western, Guelph, Queens or Waterloo) which offers a graduate program in concrete design or construction. Must be a full-time graduate student during the entire scholarship award term

Schwing America Scholarship

Established by Schwing America, Inc. Recipients must have a strong combination of interest and ability to work in the concrete construction industry.

Stewart C. Watson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to graduate students with a focus in the field of joints, bearings or seismic systems for concrete structures.

W. Gene Corley Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Corley was recognized as an industry leader among those in the structural engineering community for several decades. This scholarship will be awarded to graduate students in the field of concrete with an interest in forensic engineering and the behavior and design of concrete structures.

Bernard Erlin Memorial Scholarship

Established to honor Erlin’s many contributions to the concrete industry and ACI. The Bernard Erlin Memorial Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to deserving graduate or undergraduate students studying in a concrete materials-related degree program.

ACI 201 Undergraduate Concrete Durability Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate student during their award term who is in a degree program that covers concrete construction, design, education, or materials, and that demonstrates an interest in durability.

Richard D. Stehly Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for students enrolled in a bachelor's degree program from an institution of higher education. The undergraduate study program shall be in the area of concrete with an emphasis on structural design, materials, or construction. Approximately half of your essay must describe your personal activities to promote sustainability in your community. Essays that do not describe your sustainability activities are not considered. No internship is required.

Roger S. Johnston Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students enrolled in a bachelor's degree program from an institution of higher education. Candidates must be in a civil engineering or construction management program. Students with an interest in concrete structural design or construction are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates attending an accredited institution in Colorado or Wyoming and that are active student members of Rocky Mountain Chapter - ACI. Students that belong to an ACI student chapter and are in good standing with an accredited institution in the United States will also be considered. A paid summer internship in the Denver Metro area is offered, but is not mandatory.


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