|January 8, 2013|
Students enrolled in programs that include study of topics included in
the total cost management body of knowledge are invited to participate
in the annual scholarship competition sponsored by AACE International.
AACE International is a professional engineering society whose members
are in the fields of cost engineering, cost estimating, project
management, project control, and planning & scheduling that comprise
total cost management. AACE International offers a scholarship program
that enables students to compete for scholarships ranging from $2,000 to
$8,000 each year. Separate competitions are held for students enrolled
in US and Canadian universities and colleges. Interested students should consult the association’s
Students must complete an online application form and
submit it by February 15th for the first round of judging. This
application includes an official transcript and an endorsement form.
Requests for both of these will be emailed by AACE International to the
contacts identified by the student. Judging will be completed in mid-
April, and notifications sent out in May. The scholarship recipients
will receive their funds in August.
AACE International also provides students interested
in a career in cost management or project controls with information
about career options available in those fields. Descriptions of career
options may be found in the association’s Career Center. CNN
Money, a website formed by CNN, Money and Fortune
magazines, recently released its 2012 report on the Top 100 Jobs
in America. Jobs are ranked based upon compensation, increased
demand and growth potential, perceived working condition factors such as
stress, flexibility and benefit to society. Six of those jobs were areas
directly involved in the practice of total cost management.
information about any of these programs, please contact Charla Miller,
Director of Education and Administration, at