Student Competitions

Open Competitions

ACI-James Instruments Student Award for Research on NDT of Concrete

Applications are invited for the 2023 ACI-James Instruments Student Award for Research on NDT of Concrete for original research on nondestructive testing of concrete. The award is sponsored by James Instruments, Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer, and distributor of NDT systems, and it will be given by ACI Committee 228, Nondestructive Testing. Papers must be submitted to Dirk Heidbrink by December 1, 2023, for a chance to win cash prize of $1,500.

Important Announcements

Apply for ACI Foundation Scholarships & Fellowships

The ACI Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships of $5,000 and $15,000 fellowships available to both undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline to apply is November 1, 2023.

ACI Student Forum

ACI Student Chapter Leaders are invited to deliver a 5 to 7 minute presentation about their chapter activities on Sunday, October 29, 2023, from 4:00 – 5:00 PM during the ACI Concrete Convention in Boston, MA, USA. Presentations are due October 20, 2023.

Call for Papers: Spring 2024 Undergraduate Research Session

Undergraduate students are invited to submit an abstract describing their concrete-related research for a chance to present their research during the upcoming ACI Concrete Convention, March 24-28, 2024, in New Orleans, LA, USA.

General Competition Information

English Student Competition Instructional PowerPoint.

Spanish Student Competition Instructional PowerPoint.

Student Competition Questions

Please contact:

Rachel Belcher
American Concrete Institute
38800 Country Club Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Fax: +1.248.848.3701

Future Competitions

Fall 2023 FRP Composite Beam

Spring 2024 Mortar Workability

Fall 2024 Pervious Concrete Cylinder

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About ACI Student Competitions

ACI's nationally recognized student competitions, offered in cooperation with the ACI Student Activities Committee, give students the opportunity to participate in interesting and educational concrete projects.