The Engineering Education Foundation of America (Foundation) continues the scholarship legacy created by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC Minnesota). Scholarships are awarded to students who are studying engineering. The Foundation intends to expand this scholarship program in both the amount and value of scholarships awarded.
Scholarship recipients are announced annually at ACEC Minnesota's Engineering Excellence Awards Gala.
To learn more about the application process, requirements & guidelines, and scoring, please inquire below.
The Engineering Education Foundation of America (EEFA) wants to help fund your education as an engineer or land surveyor; our Scholarship Program awards more than $30000 per year to students pursuing a bachelor's or master’s degree at accredited institutions.*
Students can apply for EEFA scholarships year-round. There will be two Application review periods - one in the Spring and one in the Fall.
Your understanding of, interest in, and commitment to the engineering profession are important – it is in your best interest to demonstrate these throughout your application.
The Foundation hosts an annual Golf Tournament to raise scholarship funds. The Golf Tournament raises funds through corporate sponsorship, registration fees, donations, and a silent auction.
The Foundation hosts an annual softball tournament to raise funds for the engineering scholarship program. Teams, which are usually member firms of ACEC Minnesota, pay an entry fee.
The Foundation aims to create a fiscally strong endowment to fund scholarship program. The endowment was initially funded through a contribution from HIWAY Federal Credit Union. Since then, the endowment is funded by corporate contributions, private contributions, grants, and other Foundations.
Annual scholarships are provided by corporate sponsors.