AACE International scholarships are available in amounts ranging from $2000 to $8000. Specific awards will be determined based on your overall scholarship and collegiate accomplishments. Applications are accepted January 1st through February 7th each year through an on line process.
Be currently enrolled full-time students who are enrolled in a program related to cost engineering/cost management. These programs include:
Meet a minimum 3.0 (or equivalent GPA).
Complete the application within the given time frame.
Be enrolled fulltime in a program for the fall term. Applicants in their final undergraduate year must have been accepted to attend a full-time graduate program in the next academic year to qualify for a scholarship.
AACE International scholarships are awarded for
use in the fall term of the next academic year. The process follows
this cycle each year:
Mid-December to mid-January - Complete the online application:
U.S. online application.
Early February – Sections will receive access to completed applications appropriate their local AACE Section (chapter) for the first round of judging. The Sections will complete their evaluation of the applications in the online software.
March – AACE Headquarters distributes semi-finalists applications to Education Board for second round of judging
April - Spring Education Board Meeting – Education Board identifies finalists, and makes determination of awards
May-June – All candidates are notified of the results of the judging
August 1 – scholarship checks are mailed to the schools of the winners
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance (35%), extracurricular activities (30%), a brief interview (5%) and an essay (30%) on the value of study of cost engineering or total cost management. The essay should explain why cost management will be important in your career goals.