Student Scholarship & Chapters

Applications for the student scholarships for ACE and undergraduate/graduate students are now closed! Apply next year to this fantastic opportunity and otherwise reach out to Heather McNitt at cmaachicagosecretary@gmail.com for more information about your local student and executive chapter.

Scholarship winners for 2017

Scholarships to college students:

Julia Chang, UIUC, undergraduate student

Jacob Je-Chian Lin, UIUC, graduate student

Michael J. Rossing, UW Madison, undergraduate student

Scholarships to students in ACE Program:

John Parise, Lemont High School

Walmer Saavedra, Lindblom Math and Science Academy

Scholarship winners for 2017

Scholarship winners for 2017

 

Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate College Students

PURPOSE of AWARD
To financially assist three (or more) meritorious construction management students per
year to continue their educational studies in the field of construction management. 

AMOUNT of AWARD
Currently, the scholarship award amount is One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) per
recipient. 

APPLICATION
The applicant shall provide the following documents to the Scholarship Chair: 
- Application form  
- Short essay on topic specified by Scholarship Committee
- Resume
- Official transcript
- Two letters of recommendation  
 
ELIGIBILITY
All full-time undergraduate students (taking at least 12 credits in a four-year program) 
and graduate students (taking at least 9 credits) pursuing studies in construction
management are eligible for this scholarship. 

METHOD of SELECTION
Applicants shall be considered based on merit.  The Scholarship Selection Committee  shall consider the quality of the essay submitted by the applicant (20%), the applicant’s  academic performance (40%), the applicant’s letters of reference (20%), and the applicant’s involvement in CMAA and/or relevant extra-curricular activities (20%). The  number of scholarship recipients in each group (undergraduate and graduate applicants)  is left to the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee.


Scholarships for ACE Program Students 

PURPOSE of AWARD
To financially assist a number of meritorious ACE Program students every year to
pursue and continue their educational studies in the fields of engineering, architecture
and construction management. 

AMOUNT of AWARD
Currently, the scholarship award amount is Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per recipient. 

APPLICATION
The applicant shall provide the following documents to the Scholarship Chair: 
- Application form  
- Short essay on topic specified by Scholarship Committee
- Official transcript
- Proof of acceptance to a program in engineering, architecture or construction
management
- Two letters of recommendation  

ELIGIBILITY
All full-time ACE Program students planning to study engineering, architecture or a
construction-related discipline are eligible for this scholarship. 

METHOD of SELECTION
Applicants shall be considered on the basis of merit.  Applicants shall write an essay on a subject specified by the Scholarship Chair and approved by the Board.  The essay will not exceed a maximum of 3 pages.  The Scholarship Selection Committee shall consider the quality of the essay submitted by the applicant (20%), the applicant’s academic performance (40%), the applicant’s letters of reference (20%), and the applicant’s involvement in CMAA and/or relevant extra-curricular activities (20%).  The Scholarship Selection Committee shall consist of the Scholarship Chair, the current President and the Past President of the CMAA Chicago Chapter. 

Click the following links to view the application format:

CMAA Illinois Institute of Technology Chapter

CMAA Illinois Institute of Technology Chapter

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