ACEC/MA Education Corporation

The ACEC/MA Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship


The ACEC/MA Education Corporation (ACEC/MA EC) created the Presidents’ Scholarship to help celebrate our 50th anniversary by giving back to our community.  The Presidents’ Scholarship is a tribute to the outstanding leaders whose stewardship has successfully guided five decades of accomplishment.  The annual scholarship is $5,000 and will be presented at the ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Annual Awards Gala on March 15, 2017.


Scholarship applications are due February 3, 2017.  The scholarship is being provided by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts – Education Corporation


Minimum criteria for selection:


  • Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year, in the Fall of 2016 in an ABET accredited engineering or land-surveying program to qualify. ABET accreditation of engineering programs for scholarship applicants must conform to the following to the particular degree the student is pursuing:
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
  • US citizen
  • Currently attending a college/university in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, and/or previously graduated from a high school in Massachusetts or Rhode Island.

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Applications must be submitted electronically as pdfs to


Transcripts may be mailed or emailed separately from the school.


The recommendation should be submitted electronically.


Please return the completed application ELECTRONICALLY ONLY, except for transcript sent from the school. Please send any questions to acecma@engineers .org or call 617/227-5551


Incomplete Applications will not be considered.


FY2016 Officers of the ACEC/MA Education Corporation



David M. Vivilecchia
Regional Finance Manager/Principal
101 Walnut Street, PO Box 9151   
Watertown, MA  02471  
617/924-1770 x1905

Vice Chair:

Mark S. Bartlett, PE
Vice President
Fay Spofford & Thorndike
400 Crown Colony Dr.
Quincy, MA  02169


Judy S. Eburn

Vice President/Controller
GEI Consultants, Inc
400 Unicorn Park
Woburn, MA  01801


Michael J. Scipione, PE
President & CEO
Weston & Sampson
5 Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960


Michael J. Walsh, PE
Vice President
CDM Smith
75 State St., Suite 701
Boston, MA  02109

Jennifer A. Howe, PE, LEED AP BD C
Symmes Maini & McKee Associates
1000 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA  02138


Abbie R. Goodman, IOM
ACEC/MA Executive Director

The Engineering Center
One Walnut Street
Boston, MA  02108-3616
617/227-5551 x112



ACEC/MA Education Corporation Bylaws as of 9-24-2010


The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts Education Corporation, a 501(c)(3) organization, has been created and shall be operated for charitable and educational purposes, including, but not limited to, (i) the sponsorship and funding of scholarships for engineering and land surveying students, (ii) the sponsorship and funding of lectures, seminars and conferences, journals and other publications, and grants for the purposes of continuing professional education of engineers, land surveyors and related professionals; and (iii) the sponsorship, funding and/or conduct of research in the areas of engineering and land surveying for the benefit of the general public.


Contribute to the ACEC/MA Education Corporation President's Scholarship Fund:   Donation Form Here