CIC Scholarship Program

Deadline March 31st

The Construction Industry Center Board of Directors has established this scholarship program in an effort to encourage and assist young people in our communities. Again, this year, the program is open to include all eligible students, regardless of their field of study. Up to ten (10) awards of $500.00 each may be given to individuals who meet ALL eligibility requirements as listed below. Additionally, one (1) $1,000 award may be presented to an individual as the essay award winner. Scholarships will be limited to one per year per award winner. The eligible individuals will be judged on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, school and non-school activities and their answers to the questions on the application form. The judging will be done impartially without basis of religion, race, gender or age. Deadline for applications is March 31st. Award winners will be notified by May 1. Winners will be presented with a certificate, which will be redeemable after August 1 by providing C.I.C. with school registration confirmation. There will be a limit of four (4) scholarships awarded to an individual.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

     

    1. GRADUATING SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL OR HIGHER. MUST BE A FULL TIME STUDENT.
    2. PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF APPLICANT MUST OWN OR BE EMPLOYED BY A C.I.C. MEMBER FIRM MAINTAINING A CURRENT ASSOCIATE OR FULL MEMBERSHIP IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CENTER.
    3. MUST BE ENTERING OR ATTENDING AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY OR TRADE SCHOOL.
    4. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY AND RETURN TO C.I.C. ALONG WITH TRANSCRIPT AND REFERENCE LETTERS BY THE MARCH 31ST DEADLINE.
    5. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ESSAY FOR THEIR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE. 
      The essay should be 500 words or less, typewritten, 8.5” x 11” page w/ 1” margins, double-spaced. Consideration will be given to original, unique ideas, neatness, clarity, and grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Application

If you meet the eligibility requirements, download the application and return to CIC by the March 31st deadline.

PDF Format Scholarship Application

 

South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Scholarship

Deadline December 31st

 The Purpose of the South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Education Foundation Scholarship Program is to elevate the technical and business competence of the Plumbing, Heating and Cooling industry by awarding scholarships to young people who wish to attain a career in the industry.

The Deadline for all applications and supporting material is December 31st.

SDAPHCC Application

You can also visit the SDAPHCC Scholarship Page by clicking HERE

 

NAWIC Scholarships

Deadline February 28th

Each year NAWIC IS pleased to award over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $500 to $2,500. Some local chapters award scholarships as well, please contact the National Office to find a chapter near you. 800-552-3506. For questions, please email us at nawic@nawic.org.

Applications must be postmarked by February 28th of each year to qualify for competition. 

PLEASE NOTE: Scholarship winners will be contacted by the NFSF committee.  If you are an applicant, please do not call the national office to check on scholarship status

Undergraduate Scholarship  Eligibility:  Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United States and must have a least one term remaining in a course of study leading to a degree or an associate degree in a construction-related field. High school seniors are not eligible. Applicant must desire a career in a construction-related field.  Applicant must be enrolled full-time. Applicant must have a current cumulative GPA or 3.0 or higher to be considered for awards. Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Construction Trades Scholarship Eligibility: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related training program which is approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, community college, technical school or equivalent. Applicant must be obtaining training in a construction-related craft or trade. Construction Trades Scholarship Application

The NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation is an equal opportunity organization, and encourages applications from all individuals. The Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a 509(a)(3) Corporation, so all donations are deductible as charitable contributions.

You can also visit the NAWIC Scholarship page by ckicking HERE.

Home Advisor Construction Trade Scholarship

Deadline March 15th

HomeAdvisor

2019-2020 Skilled Labor Shortage Essay Scholarship

Enter to Win 1 of 6
$2,500 Scholarships

HomeAdvisor will award $2,500 to six students who can devise a creative solution to America’s skilled labor crisis.

Eligibility

Eligible students are planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university during the 2019-2020 academic year to study anything from construction management, plumbing or carpentry to landscape architecture or interior design. There is no minimum SAT, ACT or GPA. You must be 18 or older and a U.S. resident.

Click the below link to Apply

Source: https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/scholarships/#ixzz5YvVaaGgv


SOPREMA Scholarship

Deadline March 29th

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SOPREMA has established a scholarship program to assist students pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field at an accredited four-year college or university. SOPREMA is an international manufacturer of building envelope and civil engineering construction materials. SOPREMA's offerings provide solutions for roofing, waterproofing and wall protection. For more information about SOPREMA, visit www.soprema.us.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and  other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Eligibility

Applicants to the SOPREMA Scholarship Program must be:

  • High school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field*. 
    *Similar field must be applicable to those seeking a career related to the building envelope (i.e. roofing, wall systems, below grade waterproofing, etc.). Exceptions will be approved by SOPREMA.
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

SOPREMA employees and their family members are ineligible.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to four (4) awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.


Click the below link for more information and to apply.
Source: https://www.scholarsapply.org/soprema/


Build Dakota Scholarship Fund

Deadline March 31st

Build Dakota Scholarship Fund

 

Build Dakota is a new scholarship program created through a $50 million investment funded by a $25 million donation from T. Denny Sanford and a $25 million contribution from the South Dakota Future Fund.

Build Dakota Scholarships will be awarded to skilled scholars entering high-need workforce programs at South Dakota technical institutes.

For more information visit https://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarships

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

Deadline November 1st

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET(link is external) or ACCE(link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. Over $10 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 4,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. The criteria to apply for undergraduate and graduate scholarships outlines the eligibility to apply. 

Workforce Development Scholarships

Deadline June 1st

For students entering craft training or technical programs, The AGC Education and Research Foundation is happy to announce that thanks to a generous contribution from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and its Build Your Future initiative, the first Build Your Future Scholarship were awarded to nineteen applicants in the summer of 2015. The criteria to apply for this scholarship outlines eligibility. Applications for 2019 will be accepted starting March 1st until June 1st. 

For more information visit: https://www.agc.org/learn/education-and-research-foundation/scholarship-program

SDAGC Highway Heavy Scholarships

Deadline May 2rd

The Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter (AGC) is committed to providing scholarships for students pursuing a career in a construction-related education program at a college/university or technical institute.  A list of AGC provided scholarships is shown below:

 

· $5,000 Sioux Falls Contractors Association Scholarship – Split into multiple scholarships awarded to various students enrolled at a college/university or a technical institute.

· $2,500 BX “Excellence” Women in Construction Scholarship – Awarded to a female student enrolled at a college/university or a technical institute student.

· $2,000 AGC Associate Division Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled at a college/university.

· $1,000 AGC Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled at a college/university or a technical institute student.

· $1,000 Floyd Knight Memorial – Awarded to a student enrolled at a technical institute.

· $2,500 SDLICA

NOTE:  The AGC also provides many other scholarships each year than what is listed above. It is AGC’s goal to provide financial assistance to all eligible applicants, if possible.

 Eligible applicants must have a desire to pursue a highway-heavy-utilities construction career and be sponsored by an AGC member.

Visit the AGC Website to apply: http://www.sdagc.org/workforce-development/scholarships/

Completed applications must be returned by May 1st, to:

Associated General Contractors of South Dakota
Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter
300 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 1
Pierre, South Dakota 57501

See your counselor, principal or advisor for an application form and a list of AGC members, or contact the AGC at (605) 224-8689 / 1-800-242-6373 or www.sdagc.org for more information.

 

The Smart Service Scholarship

Deadline September 01

Every year, this $2,000 scholarship awards a student pursuing a career in a skilled trade or field service profession (construction, HVAC, plumbing, etc.).

To apply:
Fill out the brief application form, including a short description of yourself and your career aspirations.

https://www.smartservice.com/smart-service-scholarship/

 

ARTBA Foundation Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship

Deadline April 1st

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting applications for the “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program” for the 2014-15 academic year. The scholarship provides financial assistance to help the children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty pursue post-high school education.

Launched in 1999 through a generous gift from the families of past ARTBA Chairmen, Jack (1991) and Stan (1999) Lanford of Roanoke, Va., the program is supported today with contributions from industry foundations, firms and executives, and labor organizations. The scholarships, which have a value up to $5,000, have helped more than 100 worthy students from across the nation.

If you have leads on students who might be eligible for the program, contact ARTBA’s Kashae Williams at Kwilliams@artba.org or 202-289-4434, or visit the ARTBA website to fill out the application.

Construction Management Scholarships

Each year, the CMAA Foundation offers scholarships to qualified students. These scholarship are meant to help offset the cost of pursuing a CM or CM-related degree. The Francis M. Keville Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to a female student pursuing a degree in CM or a related discipline with a record of leadership and engagement both on and off campus. The submission period for 2018 has closed and will open in February 2019.

Source: https://www.cmaanet.org/about-us/foundation

Concrete Related Scholarships

There are several scholarships available from the ACI Foundation for students pursuing a career in concrete related fields of study. https://www.acifoundation.org/scholarships.aspx

National Housing Endownment Scholarships

There are several scholarships available from the National Housing Endowment as well for students pursuing a career in the building trades. http://www.nationalhousingendowment.org/page.aspx/generic/sectionID=2569