The American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey (ACECNJ) awards scholarships each year to students, attending an ABET accredited engineering program in New Jersey, who intend to become consulting engineers. Under the auspices of ACEC’s College of Fellows, the ACEC Research Institute will award five general scholarships, as well as three specialty scholarships: the Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship, the J.A. Watts, Inc. Diversity in Engineering Scholarship, and the Lee Rice LRE Water Scholarship.
Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year, in the upcoming Fall to qualify for the general scholarships. In addition, a student must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or in an accredited land-surveying program to qualify. ABET accreditation of engineering programs for scholarship applicants must conform to the following for the degree the student is pursuing, either a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree.