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ACAA Educational Foundation

Mission Statement:

The ACAA Educational Foundation is a financially self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization which promotes understanding of CCP management and utilization through communications and outreach initiatives that are aimed at government and industry decision makers and the public. Foundation initiatives consist of awarding university level scholarships, development and distribution of educational materials, financial support for research, and sponsorship of CCP forums. - Last updated June 28, 2006


ACAA Educational Foundation 2020 Scholarship Announcement


ACAA Educational Foundation 2020 Scholarship Submittal Instructions


Tips for Scholarship Applicants



AMERICAN COAL ASH ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
2020 Scholarship Program
APPLICATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

List in chronological order all institutions of higher education attended. Begin with the institution currently attended. List only colleges, universities and trade schools.

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List courses with relevance to CCPs. Briefly describe why the courses relate to CCP management or utilization.


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List courses with relevance to CCPs. Briefly describe why the courses relate to CCP management or utilization.


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List courses with relevance to CCPs. Briefly describe why the courses relate to CCP management or utilization.


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Final GPA (indicate scale)

Coursework Related to CCPs :
List courses with relevance to CCPs. Briefly describe why the courses relate to CCP management or utilization.


Degree Awarded and Date :


Research, Projects, Internships/Employment or Volunteer Activities Related to CCPs: *
Describe any research, projects, internships, employment or volunteer positions you have previously or are currently working on related to CCPs. List dates, milestones and deliverables. If the work resulted in a published study, please provide the title, publisher and publication date.


 

2017-2018 Scholarship Winners

The American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) Educational Foundation has awarded $12,000 in scholarships honoring coal ash beneficial use industry leaders to three university students with interests in advancing the sustainable and environmentally responsible use of coal combustion products (CCPs). 

The 2017-2018 scholarship winners were chosen from a field of applicants who submitted essays on topics related to the beneficial use of CCPs, which are materials produced when coal is burned to generate electricity.

Shinhyu Kang, a PhD candidate in civil engineering at Oklahoma State University, was selected to receive the $5,000 David C. Goss Scholarship. Kang’s application essay discussed predicting performance of fly ash in concrete by using automated scanning electron microscopy.

Livingstone Dumenu, a PhD candidate in infrastructure and environmental systems at University of North Carolina – Charlotte, was selected to receive a $2,500 John Faber Scholarship. Dumenu’s application essay discussed laboratory investigation of water repellency effect on unsaturated properties of compacted coal combustion products.

Sen Du, a PhD candidate in civil engineering at Washington State University, was also selected to receive a $2,500 John Faber Scholarship. Du’s application essay discussed facilitating the use of high volume fly ash concrete in the field.

Siamak Riyazi, a PhD candidate in civil engineering at University of Missouri – Kansas City, was selected to receive a $1,000 American Coal Ash Association Educational Foundation Scholarship. Riyazi’s application essay discussed the effect of superabsorbent polymers as an admixture on durability properties of concrete containing fly ash.

Bethany Buckland, an undergraduate in civil engineering at University of Missouri – Kansas City, was also selected to receive a $1,000 American Coal Ash Association Educational Foundation Scholarship. Buckland’s application essay discussed the sustainability benefits of coal combustion product use.

The winning scholarship essays will be published in their entirety in Issue 1, 2018 of ASH at Work magazine.

The ACAA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is an annual competition that aims to foster and support students’ interests in CCP research and sustainable use.


By Laws - Last updated June 28, 2006



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