FAQs: Scholarships/Awards
Scholarships/Awards or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Scholarship Program
  1. What is the online application period?
    Applications are accepted from December 1st to February 28th.

  2. In what amounts are scholarships awarded?
    The AACE International Education Board awards scholarships in various amounts up to a maximum of $2500 USD; however, AACE International Sections are free to offer scholarships in any amount they choose.

  3. If I am selected as a scholarship recipient, when will I receive the scholarship funds?
    Scholarship funds are not awarded directly to the recipients. Scholarship funds are disbursed directly to the school of the recipients on the first working day of August.

  4. Who is eligible to apply for a scholarship?
    Any US, Canadian, or International student who has completed one year of studies at an accredited university and meets the remaining eligibility requirements. (For specific eligibility criteria, refer to the Scholarship Overview webpage.)

  5. What are the eligibility criteria for submitting an online application?
    For full eligibility requirements, refer to the Scholarship Overview webpage.

  6. If I am graduating from high school and know which college I will be attending in the fall, am I eligible to apply for a scholarship?
    No. Students must have completed one year of college studies to be eligible for the scholarships. High school transcripts and accomplishments will not be accepted for review.

  7. If I am completing my undergraduate degree, am I still eligible to apply for a scholarship?
    Yes; but only if you have been accepted to a full-time graduate program in the fall term of the next academic year.

  8. Can I submit my resume instead of submitting the online application form?
    No. The review teams will only review the online application form and required supporting documentation.

  1. I would like to nominate someone for an award. What choices do I have and what is the application process?
    AACE offers the following awards for individuals. For details about the application processes and forms, please visit the awards pages directly:
    • AACE International Fellows
    • Award of Merit
    • Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award
    • Charles V. Keane Distinguished Service Award
    • Honorary Life Members
    • Industrial Appreciation Award
    • Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Outstanding Committee Chair
    • Outstanding SIG Chair
    • Outstanding Regional Director
    • Outstanding Woman in Project Controls
    • Outstanding Young Professional
    • O.T. Zimmerman Founder's Award
    • Section Awards
    • TCM Excellence
    • Technical Excellence Award

  2. I would like to nominate my company for an award. What choices do I have and what is the application process?
    AACE offers the Industrial Appreciation Award for companies. For details please visit the awards page directly.