ACI SoCal Student Scholarship

Deadline to Apply - Sunday, October 1, 2023

The Southern California Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) has approved a cash award of $3,000 to be granted to up to three local University students pursuing a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture. The candidates must be U.S. citizens in their junior, senior, or graduate years, which have displayed enthusiastic promise in their engineering studies. Please submit the application package for each individual:

  • Applicant must be Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Level.
  • Completed application form (below)
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Resume of academic achievements, campus engineering activities, professional activities, and employment record (if applicable.)
  • A letter of recommendation from a university professor, academic advisor, or employer (if working in the concrete industry).
  • A 500-word essay  on why you wish to work in the concrete industry.

The criteria for selection will be:

  • Academic achievement and professional activities
  • Work experience
  • A 500-word essay
  • Interviews (conducted at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 system
  • University must be located within the following counties:
    • Los Angeles
    • Orange
    • Riverside
    • San Bernardino
    • San Luis Obispo
    • Ventura
    • Santa Barbara

Complete the ACI Award Application, below. If you have any questions, or require further information, please feel free to contact the ACI Office at 213-290-1282, or e-mail at

A $3,000 scholarship to be awarded to up to three qualifying Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture students. Candidates must be Junior, Senior or Graduate Students, and comply with all rules and regulations.

Instructions: Type your application using standard spelling, punctuation, and grammar. An incomplete application may disqualify you from being considered for this scholarship. Please use the form listed below.