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Here are some of the Construction scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

William Fenton Scholarship

- You must be a child, grandchild, sister, niece or nephew of a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local #157. Such family members shall include step-relatives. - You are pursuing a degree in a construction or engineering-related field.

Construction Education Foundation Scholarships

1. The applicant must have successfully completed at least one year in an associate or baccalaureate degree program and must have at least one full year left. 2. If there is an ABC Student Chapter at the applicant's school, he/she must be an active member. 3. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic performance, advisor's evaluation, extracurricular activities and employment experience (if applicable). 4. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and major GPA of 3.0.

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need.

Robert E. Folmsbee, P.E. Memorial Grant

This grant is awarded to a top ranking student interested in pursuing a career in construction engineering. Preference is given to a construction engineering student interested in general fields of construction engineering. Applicants must: Be a member of an MSPE Student Chapter, if available on campus, or a State member-at-large. Be a U.S. Citizen and a resident of Michigan. Be in an ABET accredited engineering program at a Michigan college or university. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Submit recommendations from at least two professors in the applicant's field of engineering study or appropriate math/science professor. Must specify academic and personal traits and extracurricular activities. Absence of these recommendations will disqualify the applicant. Demonstrate leadership and an interest in the engineering profession through involvement in school and/or outside activities.

Bechtel Undergraduate Fellowship Award

The Bechtel Undergraduate Fellowship Award is financial support program that encourages and recognizes high academic achievement of students interested in pursuing a corporate career in a construction-related engineering discipline. The award is accompanied by internship and mentoring opportunities. Two students are selected in their junior year. The recipients are awarded $2,500 each for up to two years. The minimum grade point average required is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

ACI Foundation Richard D. Stehly Memorial Scholarship

Candidates completing studies for their bachelors degree from an accredited program may apply for this award. Based on essays, submitted data, and recommendations, the Scholarship Council of the ACl Foundation, a subsidiary of ACI, selects a scholarship recipient who appears to have the strongest combination of interest and potential for professional success in the concrete industry. This undergraduate scholarship consists of a cash stipend of $3000 (U.S.) for a 1 year period. The stipend will be sent to the financial aid office of the institution designated by the applicant where the study program will be pursued. These funds will then be deposited into the recipient’s university account. Requirements and Directions At the time of applying for and receiving the scholarship, the applicant shall be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program from an institution of higher education that is accredited by the responsible regional or national agency. The undergraduate study program shall be in the area of concrete with an emphasis on structural design, materials, construction, or any combination thereof. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at the time of applying for and receiving the scholarship. Course work during a summer session will count toward the degree year. Applications will be accepted from anywhere in the world but the undergraduate program must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET. List of approved programs. For your application packet to be considered for this award, each of the following pieces of information must be submitted by the deadline indicated: Completed typed application form (handwritten applications will not be accepted) One-page resume (anything more than one page will not be accepted) Essay (1 ½ page limit, 750 word maximum.) Name must appear on first page. Half a page of your essay must describe your personal activities to promote sustainability in your community. Two (2) completed online reference forms. All undergraduate transcripts (all universities attended during all undergraduate studies to present date) are required.

ACI Foundation Fellowships

ACI Foundation Fellowships range from $7,000 to $10,000, and are awarded to high-potential undergraduate and graduate students who are studying engineering, construction management, or other related fields of study in the area of concrete. Fellowship applicants must be nominated by a faculty member who is also an ACI member to be considered for these awards. Those students receiving Fellowships also receive paid travel and registration to two ACI Conventions, assignment to an industry mentor, and a summer internship, in some cases. Available Fellowships include the ACI Presidents’ Fellowship, two ACI Baker Student Fellowships, ACI Elmer Baker Student Fellowship, ACI Richard N. White Student Fellowship, ACI BASF Construction Chemicals Student Fellowship, ACI Cagley ACI Student Fellowship, and ACI Charles Pankow Foundation ACI Student Fellowship ACI Richard D. Stehly Memorial Fellowship, and a new Fellowship in honor of the Founders of the ACI Fellowship Program, who are Dan Baker of Baker Construction, Jim and Sharon Cagley and Cagley & Associates, and Tom Verti of Pankow representing the Charles Pankow Foundation.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Applicant must be a college freshman, a first or second-year student at a two-year school who is planning to transfer to a four-year program for the fall term, or a college sophomore, junior, or beginning senior in a five-year program. Junior and senior level applicants must have one full academic year of coursework at the beginning of the fall term. Applicant must desire a career in construction. Applicant must pursue a BS degree in construction or construction/civil engineering. A dual degree with construction or construction/civil engineering as one part is acceptable. Student must be a U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e. must possess a green card).

Graduate Scholarships

Available to college seniors enrolled in a ABET or ACCE-accredited (or candidate status) undergraduate construction or civil engineering degree program, or to a person possessing an undergraduate degree in construction or civil engineering from such a program. The applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a graduate level construction or civil engineering degree program as a full-time student in a graduate degree construction program for the Fall Term. Applicants must have at least one full academic year remaining as of Fall, i.e., at least two more semesters. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e., must possess a green card). The Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Graduate award and the Heffner Scholarships for Graduate Students are $7,500 each, paid in two installments of $3,750. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, extracurricular activities, employment experience, financial status, and a demonstrated interest in a construction industry career. Applications are reviewed by the Board of Directors of the AGC Foundation. Finalists are selected in January, and are subject to a personal interview with an AGC contractor member representing the AGC Foundation. Recipients are announced at the Annual Convention of the Associated General Contractors of America in March of each year.

James L. Allhands Essay Competition

Any full-time student who has attained senior-level standing in an four-year ABET or ACCE-accredited (or candidate status) university construction or construction-oriented civil engineering program is eligible to compete for the Allhands Award. Class status and full-time registration of contestant must be verified in a letter from a faculty sponsor of the student's major department.

Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program

The Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program plans to award 20 scholarships during the school year to students enrolling in eligible post-secondary technical programs. These scholarships are awarded at the rate of $250 per semester to a maximum of $500 per school year and until completion of the program or the fourth year. Arkansas residents who are United States citizens, plan to enroll or are enrolled full time in an approved technical program, demonstrate leadership capabilities, and meet certain academic criteria are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants will be considered if they possess the following academic qualifications: A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on seven semesters A minimum ACT composite score of 19 (or at least 730 on the SAT combined verbal and math if the ACT score is not available) or be ranked in the upper ten percent of their high school graduating class. The application deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is July 1, 2014. (Applications received after this deadline might be considered if scholarship funds are/become available after the fall semester.) The scholarship may be continued a second semester and renewed annually if the recipient is a full-time student in good standing and has achieved a 3.0 grade point average during the previous semester of the scholarship.

Elk Grove Lions Club/Ted Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Vocational College, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying:Industrial Technology or ROP related careers such as Construction Worker, Manufacturing Processor, Automotive or Agriculture Mechanic, Welder, or CAD Drafter/Designer.Attendance Requirement: * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Applicant must have demonstrated proficiency in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Production, Agriculture Mechanics, ROP Auto, Construction or HVACRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required

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