the association for the advancement of cost engineering

Central Savannah River Section

AACE International is dedicated to advancing the study of cost engineering, and cost management through the integrative process of total cost management. To promote this objective, AACE awards academic scholarships to full-time students pursuing a related degree in engineering, construction management, building construction, computer sciences, business, quantity surveying, information technology, etc. The cost engineering profession uses the process of total cost management to identify and define those areas of business in which the discipline of cost engineering and cost management principles may be applied to plan and control resources, assets, costs, profitability, and risk. The major elements of the cost engineering discipline include estimating, project/product controls, planning and scheduling, business sciences, and project/product management.


2015 Scholarships Information


The CSRA Section of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE-I) is offering scholarships to full-time, qualified sophomores through graduate students.  Contact either James Hoelscher at if you have additional questions.


         Scholarship Letter                 Scholarship Application

2014 Scholarship Winner

 Corporate Sponsorships


Jeremiah Thayer was awarded the 2014 AACEI-CSRA Section Scholarship at the May Section Dinner Meeting.  Jeremiah plans to graduate this fall from the University of South Carolina - Aiken with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting. He is considering graduate school or entering the work force.

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