Students & Scholarship

 

Georgia Chapter, ACI Student Chapter

Georgia Chapter ACI Robert H. Kuhlman and LaGrit F. "Sam" Morris Student Scholarships

Every year, the Georgia Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) awards one $5,000 scholarship and one $2,500 scholarship to a local undergraduate or graduate student that has an interest in the areas of concrete technology, materials, design, construction or any combination of these areas.

Qualification: Undergraduate or Graduate students attending school full‐time in Georgia. At the
time of application, the applicant shall have been accepted to an accredited college or university
and pursuing a degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, material science,
or other relevant degree. As a condition of accepting this scholarship, the applicant is expected to
give a 30‐40 minute presentation at one of the monthly Georgia Chapter ACI luncheons. The topic
of the presentation may be on the student’s research or thesis topic or other area of interest
related to the concrete industry.

Please include the following with this application:
1. Application Form. Complete the attached application. Sign and date the application.
2. Resume. Indicating academic achievements, professional activities, and work experience, if
applicable.
3. Essay. Briefly relate your interest, experience and education in concrete technology,
materials, design, or construction. What reasons do you believe support and justify your
application for this award? What is your interest in concrete technology, materials, design or
construction? What is your plan for continuing your education including any educational
goals you have established? (Limit 500 Words).
4. Letter of Recommendation. Obtain two letters of recommendation from engineers, faculty
or other professionals who are not related to you and are familiar with your interest in this
area. Letter of recommendation should attest to the applicant’s character, leadership
capacity, and career interest.
5. College academic transcripts. Submit an official copy of the applicant’s transcript attached to
the application. The registrar of the university must issue the transcript. Unofficial transcripts
and/or web pages of transcripts will not be acceptable.

Recipient Selection Process
All completed applications for ACI scholarships will be reviewed by the board. Applicants chosen
to receive awards will be notified by the end of January and the award will be presented at the
annual ACI Awards Ceremony in January.

All Applications Must Be Received No Later Than November 30, 2018

Download the Application here.

Contact Kelly Roberts with questions.

Sponsor A Student

Our Sponsor-A-Student program provides free ACI International student memberships (at $30 each) and subsidizes student lunches at our Chapter meetings. These students are the future of ACI and our industry.

You can pledge to sponsor one or more student ACI International memberships at $30 each and/or several student lunch subsidies at $10 each. Please fill out a SAS Pledge Form and send to the Georgia Chapter office.Special recognition is given to any individual or group that sponsors five or more student memberships.

Thank you in advance for your generous support.

For additional information, please contact Angela San Martin at 404-840-8589.