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Since 2002, The Mobile Area Council of Engineers has awarded scholarships to worthy students enrolled in engineering at the University of South Alabama. 


On March 20, 2002, the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (Mr. Dave Webber, President at the time) in conjunction with Dr. Wilford D. Raburn (Associate Dean of USA Engineering and MACE Member) jointly established the MACE/Raburn Engineering Scholarship. 


MACE originally awarded two $1,500 scholarships to the most qualified students from a pool of applicants. In 2020, that amount was increased (2)  $2,000 with the ultimate goal of increasing the amount to (2) $5,000 by 2025. To be eligible, the student must satisfy the following requirements:


  • Be in his/her sophomore year and be enrolled in an engineering at South Alabama 

  • Demonstrate Academic Achievement by accumalating a min. CGPA of 2.75

  • Professional work ethics, community, extra-curricular activities, and student organization involvement

  • Students who have received other financial scholarship assistance during the same academic semester shall not be eligible

  • A student who has previously been awarded the Dr. Wilford D. Raburn Engineering Scholarship shall not be eligible to reapply for said scholarship in the following years

  • Award amount will be applied to student's tuition and fees

To apply, contact the University of South Alabama College of Engineering.

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