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Scholarship Application Deadline Approaches for Tennessee Engineering Students ACEC of Tennessee Must Receive Application Materials by January 25, 2013


Nashville, TN -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of TN) is currently accepting applications from engineering and land surveying students in Tennessee for several state and national scholarship programs. The deadline to submit applications is January 25, 2013.

 Complete information and application forms are available at http://www.acectn.org/Scholar.htm .   Applications for the scholarship programs must be submitted to ACEC of Tennessee by January 25, 2013.

ďACEC of Tennessee is committed to the continued growth of the engineering profession. These scholarships will help ensure that engineering students have the necessary resources to continue their education,Ē said Jerry Stump, PE, Senior Vice President, CDM Smith, Franklin, who chairs the committee that will review all scholarship applications submitted by Tennessee students. ďACEC of Tennessee is an advocate for all engineers and is committed to the future of the profession through both education and advancement.Ē


The national scholarship program of the ACEC will award several scholarships totaling $20,000. The Council of Structural Engineers of ACEC will award a $5,000 scholarship to a structural engineering student enrolled in a Masterís degree program. ACEC of Tennessee will award up to two $1,000 scholarships and will announce its scholarship winners in March 2013. The national scholarship winners will be announced in October 2013.


The 2012 ACEC of Tennessee scholarship winners were Eric Collins, a senior in nuclear engineering at UT-Knoxville, and Liz Pruttianan, a mechanical engineering student at UT-Knoxville. 

To qualify for a scholarship, a student must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelorís, Masterís, or Doctor of Philosophy degree in an engineering or land-surveying program in Tennessee approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.  Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth or graduate year in the fall of 2013 to qualify.  Candidates for the Council of Structural Engineersí scholarship must be enrolled in a Masterís degree program for Structural Engineering in the 2013 fall semester.

About ACEC of Tennessee: Founded in 1968, ACEC of Tennessee is a statewide organization, which represents more than 100 Tennessee engineering firms.  ACEC of Tennessee has chapters in Nashville, East Tennessee, Southeast Tennessee and Memphis.  The organization works to improve business practices of engineering firms and enhance public awareness and understanding of the value of engineering services.








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