September 18, 2012

Steve Wagner Scholarship

Steve Wagner retired as executive director of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) in 2003 after 34 years of service. As a member of the Capitol Club and Michigan Society of Association Executives, Steve was well respected by his peers and colleagues and is known for his honesty and integrity.

Steve and his wife, Lana, were married in 1965 and have two daughters, Shelley and Whitney. Throughout his career, Steve has been a proponent of community service and has given many hours himself to church and community programs. Steve also has been a strong proponent of education. ACEC/M has established this scholarship in honor of Steve Wagner to award engineering and surveying students who, like Steve, are active in the community and find it important and necessary to give something back.


  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Graduating high school senior
  • Michigan resident
  • Civil engineering or land surveying majors
  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering or surveying programs at an ABET-accredited program
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Extra consideration for an applicant who has worked for an ACEC member firm in the last 24 months 

Evaluation Criteria

  • Community service (40)
  • Overall involvement in work, school and community activities (30)
  • Recommendations (20)
  • Academic record (10)

Special Attachment Required

Please refer to the online scholarship application for more information