ACI Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships 2022-23
The deadline to submit an application is November 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Serving the industry by establishing and distributing fellowships and scholarships to high potential students in concrete-related graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Fellowships are offered to high-potential graduate and undergraduate students whose studies relate to concrete.ACI Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships are awarded annually to help students with an interest in concrete achieve their educational and career goals. The student must be considered a full-time undergraduate or graduate student as defined by the college or university during the award year.
The ACI Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established by the American Concrete Institute to promote progress, innovation, and collaboration by supporting research and scholarships, while also serving the industry by establishing and distributing fellowships and scholarships to high potential students in concrete-related graduate and undergraduate degree programs.
Fellowship recipients will receive the following:
$10,000 – $15,000 USD educational stipend for tuition, residence, books, and materials;
Appropriate recognition in Concrete International magazine and on the Foundation website;
Paid travel expenses and attendance fees to two ACI conventions (fellowship finalists must attend the Spring ACI Convention to be interviewed where they have the option of being assigned a Convention Guide); and
Assistance in finding an industry mentor.
Before beginning the application, have the answers ready for these questions:
Have you ever received a fellowship or scholarship award from the ACI Foundation?
When submitting the application, what is your current academic status (Undergraduate/Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD)?
When the award cycle begins in Fall 2022, what will your academic status be (Undergraduate/Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD)?
(Fellowship applicants only) If chosen as a finalist, can you attend an interview in person at the spring ACI Concrete Convention on March 27, 2022? Travel, registration, and hotel arrangements will be made through and paid for by the ACI Foundation. All travel will be contingent upon the country and state restrictions at that time. If in-person interviews can not occur, the process will be virtual.
(Fellowships with Mandatory Internships) Can you fulfil a 10- to a 12-week internship during the summer of 2022?
To be eligible for an award, you must be a full-time student for the entire award/school term (fall semester 2022 through spring semester 2023).
All applicants must submit the following five items.
1. Applicant's contact and educational information.
2. A resume - Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Acrobat Adobe (.pdf) format
3. A 500-word essay.
4. Official transcripts - English language & with a 4.0 grading scale
5. Two endorsements
Resume must be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Acrobat Adobe (.pdf) format.
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All application materials, including endorsements and transcripts, must be received by the application deadline.
All materials are to be submitted online. No hard copies will be accepted, except for official transcripts which may be mailed.