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The ACCE Student Scholarship is now the Mario Castañeda Scholarship. A tribute to ACCE past president Mario Castañeda, the scholarship furthers his legacy to promote the profession and encourage eligible students to pursue a health technology/clinical engineering/biomedical engineering career path.

The American College of Clinical Engineering will award one $1,500 scholarship to a student studying to become a clinical engineer. An additional travel stipend of up to $1,000 will be provided for the student's travel expenses to attend the annual conference and the ACCE awards reception. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual members meeting in June.

Requirements and Criteria:

  • ACCE membership is NOT required
  • Applicants must be a current (beginning in the fall of 2024), full-time, third-year or above undergraduate or recent graduates accepted into a related graduate program, seeking a career in clinical engineering/biomedical engineering/health systems engineering profession at an accredited college or university
The 2024 Mario Castañeda Scholarship will be awarded on June 15, 2024 at the ACCE awards reception in Phoenix,AZ.


 2024 Mario Castañeda Scholarship application.C​lick here​​​.​

Deadline to apply for the 2024 Mario Castañeda Scholarship is February 16, 2024.

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Click here to submit your contribution.

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Past Scholarship Winners

2023

Julianne M. Boughton

Julianne M. Boughton

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering program at the Graduate Colleger at Unviersity of Vermont
 

2022

Charlotte Cooperman

Charlotte Cooperman

​Master Program, Biomedical Engineering/Clinical Engineering at University of Connecticut; Clinical Engineer intern at Yale New Haven Health System​
 

2021

Joemart Ian Contreras

Joemart Ian Contreras

Master Program, Biomedical Engineering/Clinical Engineering at University of Connecticut; Clinical Engineer intern at VA North Texas Healthcare System
 

2020

Emily Sizemore

Emily Sizemore

Master Program, Clinical Engineering at University of Connecticut
 

2019

Ana Paulette Arreygue Chavez

Ana Paulette Arreygue Chavez

Master Program, Clinical Engineering at University of Connecticut
 
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