The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2023-2024 fellowship and scholarship recipients. The ACI Foundation is a nonprofit subsidiary of ACI that promotes progress, innovation and collaboration in the concrete industry through strategic investments in ideas, research and people to create the future of the concrete industry.

All fellowship recipients receive a $10,000 educational stipend (Falconer fellowship receives $15,000), paid travel expenses and attendance fees to two ACI conventions and assistance in finding an industry mentor. All scholarship recipients receive a $5,000 educational stipend.

Since the inception of the Foundation’s Fellowship program in 2008, the ACI Foundation has provided financial support, mentorship and internship opportunities to over 275 students.

This year, the ACI Foundation was able to award 19 fellowships and 14 scholarships to students from 27 institutions.

2023-2024 Fellowship Recipients

ACI Foundation Concrete Materials Fellowship
Sherryen Mutoka, University of Notre Dame

ACI Foundation Concrete Practitioner Fellowship
Avery Londo, Montana Technological University

ACI Foundation Future Concrete Industry Leader Fellowship
Jenna Hays, Northern Arizona University

ACI Foundation Fellowship
Noah Struck, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

ACI Foundation Fellowship
Mohammad Jobaer Uddin, Oklahoma State University

ACI Foundation Fellowship
Saida Rezaee, University of Waterloo

ACI Middle East Fellowship
Habibelrahman Hassan, American University of Sharjah

ACI Presidents' Fellowship
Bayezid Baten, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign

Baker Student Fellowship
Colin Boyle, Cornell University

Barbara S. and W. Calvin McCall Carolinas Fellowship
Paul Acuna, North Carolina State University

Charles Pankow Foundation Student Fellowship
Katie Hogarth, Idaho State University

Daniel W. Falconer Memorial Fellowship
Dana Tawil, University of Ottawa

Darrell F. Elliott Louisiana Fellowship
Sergio Godinez, University of California – San Diego

Don Marks Memorial Fellowship
Timothy Kohany, Manhattan College

JoAnne K. & Cecil L. Jones Carolinas Fellowship
Samuel Valmassoi, North Carolina State University

Nicolas F. Maloof Jr. GA Chapter Fellowship
Carlos Franco Mayorga Gallegos, University of California – San Diego

Robert F. Mast Memorial Fellowship
Johnathan Broyles, Penn State University

S.P. Shah Fellowship
Marina Garcia, Purdue University

Tribute to the Founders Fellowship
Anabel Merejildo, University of Puerto Rico

2023-2024 Scholarship Recipients

ACI Foundation Scholarship
Sandy Chen, University of Toronto

ACI Foundation Scholarship
Timothy Mueller, University of Florida

ACI Foundation Scholarship
Tijani Mohammed, Texas State University

ACI Foundation Scholarship
Kate Weiksnar, University of Florida

Bernard Erlin Memorial Scholarship
Moustafa Mansour, University of British Columbia

Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship
Madeleine Murphree, University of Florida

Katharine & Bryant Mather Scholarship
Micah Stark, Texas A&M University

Master Builders Solutions Concrete Materials Scholarship
Nithya Nair Vijayakumaran Nair GeethaRani, University of Texas – Arlington

Nick Bada – ACI Ontario Chapter Graduate Scholarship
Jeremy Dodd, Western University

Richard D. Stehly Memorial Scholarship
Ariel Manjano, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Roger S. Johnston Memorial Scholarship
William Snitzer, Arizona State University

Schwing America Scholarship
Meraj Rubayat Kamal, University of British Columbia

Stewart C. Watson Memorial Scholarship
Cameron Hicks, Kansas State University

W. Gene Corley Scholarship
Bo Rider, Cornell University

The online application process for the ACI Foundation’s 2024-2025 Fellowships and Scholarships will open on July 5, 2023, and close on Nov. 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

ACI Foundation Fellowship and Scholarship awards are made possible through generous contributions by donors from the concrete community. Together, the Foundation and its supporters are strengthening the concrete industry by supporting students entering a professional career in the field of concrete. The ACI Foundation is leading the way to ensure a sustainable, successful future of the concrete industry by intentional and focused investments in ideas, research and people. Additional information about each fellowship and scholarship is available at