ace student scholarships

ACE GNY Scholarship Program

Since 1994, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater NY has awarded over $2.7 million in scholarships to college-bound seniors who participate in the ACE GNY program and meet specific criteria. The goal of the program is to support students who intend to pursue careers in the design and construction industry. The ACE GNY Scholarship Application opens each November and will be announced via newsletters, emails and at team meetings once the application opens; all senior students assigned to a team will receive weekly email reminders about the scholarship. Scholarship status emails will be sent to all applicants by the end of May.

ACE Greater NY Scholarship

The 2022-23 ACE GNY Scholarship application is open! All senior students intending to major in the AEC field are strongly recommended to apply. The application is available on senior students’ profile in the ACE Database.

For more information about the ACE GNY Scholarship, click here.

Partner Scholarships

Syracuse University Scholarship for ACE Students

University of Hartford Scholarship for ACE Students

Wentworth Institute of Technology Scholarship for ACE Students

Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior in high school? Click here to learn more about the Give Back Pre-Paid Scholarship Program:  Give Back One Pager

External Scholarships

The ASME INSPIRE/ Charles W.E. Clarke Scholarship – Student needs to be a graduating high school senior who intends to pursue an engineering degree or STEM-related studies. Click here for more information. Deadline is March 15, 2023.

JOHN A. CAVANAGH SCHOLARSHIP FUND – NYC High School Award – Applicants must be a NYC high school senior who will be admitted to an accredited two or four year college. Applicants must establish significant financial need, and their  desire and ability to pursue a career in construction management, architecture, civil or electrical engineering, or another professional or managerial position in the construction industry. Click here for more information and the application. Deadline is April 14, 2023.

Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship – Applicants must be NYC Public School or Charter School seniors who have been accepted to a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture program at a NAAB-accredited School of Architecture in the U.S. Click here for more information. Deadline is May 26, 2023.

LGBTQ+ STEM Scholarship Any LGBTQ+ student pursuing their undergraduate college degree in a STEM field can apply to the LGBTQ+ STEM Scholarship from and be offered a $1,000 academic award.’s mission is to make education accessible, and we hope to bring this historically underrepresented group of students access to a quality education with this scholarship. Click here for more information. Deadline is May 1, 2023.

Michael Ford’s $10,000.00 Hip Hop Architecture Scholarship – awards $2,500 per year for four years, totaling $10,000.00 to a minority high school senior who accepted into a 4 year college or university to study architecture. Recipients will be contacted to reapply for the scholarship when entering graduate school. Click here for more information. Deadline is April 14, 2023.

For more architecture, engineering, and construction scholarships, click here.

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About ACE Greater NY

Founded in 1994 by a group of leading architects, contractors and engineers in New York City, the program has served more than 77,000 students nationwide and over 16,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 13,000 students and 4,100 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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