American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon

ACEC Oregon Scholarship

Eligible high school seniors encouraged to apply for the ACEC Oregon scholarship


  • Must be either a graduating high school senior (including GED students and home-schooled seniors) or have had no previous college education.
  • GPA: 3.30+
  • SAT score: 1800+ combined SAT scores or ACT composite of 28+
  • Major: Civil, electrical, environmental or mechanical engineering. Excludes computer and biomedical engineering. 
  • Career field (preference): Applicants interested in the consulting engineering profession
  • Colleges: Any Oregon four-year college that offers Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology accredited programs in the major fields of study (currently OIT, OSU, PSU, George Fox, University of Portland; check with your college if unsure of its accreditation) 
  • Enrollment: Full-time enrollment required. 
  • FAFSA: Not required - not based on financial need 
  • Automatically renewable if criteria met

For more details, go to OSAC (Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion) 2018-19 Scholarship Catalog (click here: and search for "371." It is scholarship 371: American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon. 

(As stated here: 

  • February 15*: Early Bird deadline. Complete applications (including transcripts) submitted by this date will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarship awards.
  • March 1* : Final deadline for all materials to be submitted to OSAC.
* If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it will automatically be extended to 5:00 pm (PST) of the following business day. 

More info:

OSAC (Oregon Student Access Commission) Scholarship Catalog:

What scholarship recipients are saying:

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"The course load has been challenging but I have been learning a lot. I have been accepted as an OSU College of Engineering Ambassador for next year! I really appreciate all the support I have received from ACEC."
--Carly Loving
2016 scholarship recipient from McMinnville

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"I am excited for this opportunity (an internship) to gain new engineering skills and learn what it is like to work as an engineer in a professional environment." 
--Austin Horner
2014 scholarship recipient from Sweet Home

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"Thanks for all the support ACEC has given me over the past four years!" 
--Zack Hartman,
2011 scholarship recipient
from Ashland
(graduated University
of Portland, Spring 2015)

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"I am grateful to ACEC for the amazing experiences and opportunities!"
--Ryan Rudnick,
2010 scholarship recipient 
from Bend
(graduated George
Fox University, Spring 2014)

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"Thank you for ACEC Oregon's support through my undergrad education at Oregon State."
--Cierra Eby,
2007 scholarship recipient
from Echo, Oregon
(graduated Oregon
State University, Spring 2011)