ACEC/MA Awards Education Corporation President's Scholarship to MIT Student
BOSTON, MA The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Phil Ebben as recipient of the 2017 Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota with an Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, Ebben is currently a candidate for both an MBA and an Master of Science in mechanical engineering at MIT.
In addition to excelling in academics, he is involved in a variety of student organizations and community activities. He also spent two years living in northwestern Rwanda working for Amahoro Energy. While there, he led a team of eighteen to operate and maintain a rural hydropower plant.
Ebben was announced as recipient of the scholarship during the 2017 ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala which was emceed by Carol Gladstone, Commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance and Commissioner Leo Roy of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
The ACEC/MA Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship is an annual award designed to encourage and reward students studying engineering or land surveying.
"The Presidents' Scholarship is one of the many ways ACEC/MA recognizes emerging industry leaders," said ACEC/MA President Mark S. Bartlett PE, Senior Associate at Stantec, Inc. "We congratulate Phil for his outstanding achievement and have every confidence that his career in Mechanical Engineering will bring him much success and great satisfaction."