Scholarships

Giving back to grow our workforce.

We know the importance of investing in the future of the construction workforce. But we take things one step further. We award a number of scholarships to individuals who demonstrate promise and a desire to be part of building a better future.


AGCVA Valley District Zachary Fletchall Memorial Construction Scholarships
 

The application window for the 2023-2024 school year is now open.  

These scholarships are provided by the AGCVA Valley District in memory of Zachary Fletchall (Harman Construction), the president of the Valley District at the time of his death.

Students and/or others working towards a career change, who reside in a county within the Valley District (Augusta, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren counties) are encouraged to apply. The application provides the full qualifications for the ideal candidate(s).

The AGCVA Valley District Zachary Fletchall Memorial Construction Scholarships are funded by the AGCVA Valley District. Each scholarship will be $1,000.

Eligibility:
1.  Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
2.  Applicant must be a full-time high school student or full- or part-time student if enrolled in a post-high school institution.
3.  It is preferred that applicants live within the counties of the AGCVA Valley District which includes; Augusta, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren counties.
4.  Applicant must be applying to or currently enrolled in an accredited institution including technical/training centers, community colleges, or colleges/universities.
5.  Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
6.  Previous applicants, including previous scholarship recipients, may apply each year.
7.  Completed application and all supporting documents must be postmarked by February 29, 2024.

Application Process: 
Applicant must submit the following documentation, postmarked by February 29, 2024.
1.  The application form.
2.  Official high school transcript (appropriately sealed with signature of counselor)
3.  Post-high school transcripts
4.  Reference letter completed by a member of the applicant's academic community and given to the applicant in a sealed envelope.

Selection:
Applications will be reviewed by members of the AGCVA Valley District Executive Committee. Recipients will be determined based on academic performance, extracurricular and leadership activities, community involvement, and future plans in the construction industry. If there are no eligible, qualified applicants, the Valley District Executive Committee has the discretion to withhold any award.

Download the application form.

For more information about this scholarship, contact Carter Lyons, Director of Communications.
Phone:  (804) 364-5504 x203   |  Email:  carter@agcva.org

AGCVA Piedmont District M. Scott Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship(s)


Applications for 2023-2024 are due on or before Friday August 4, 2023.

Objective: 
The purpose of these scholarships are to provide financial assistance to qualified and deserving students attending institutions of higher learning. 

Funding:
The M. Scott Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship is funded by the AGCVA Piedmont District as well as private donations from friends and colleagues and will be an amount up to $2,500.00 annually.  The Piedmont District Scholarship Committee will determine the actual amount of the scholarships. 

Eligibility:
1.  Applicant must be an immediate family member of a full-time employee of an AGCVA Piedmont District member company and the employee must work in the Piedmont District.
2.  Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
3.  Applicant must be a full time student.
4.  Applicant must be applying or currently enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college/university or technical/vocational school.
5.  Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
6.  Previous applicants may apply again the following year whether or not they received the scholarship the prior year.

Application Process:
Applicant must submit the following:
1.  The application form – click here to download
2.  High school or post-secondary school transcript
3.  Reference letter completed by a member of the applicant’s academic community
4.  Form certifying that an immediate family member is employed by AGCVA Piedmont District member company – click here to download.

Applications for 2023-2024 are due on or before Friday August 4, 2023.

Evaluation and Selection:
Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee of the AGCVA Piedmont District Executive Committee and recipients will be determined based on criteria including academic performance, extracurricular and leadership activities, and community involvement.  If no eligible, qualified student applies, the Scholarship Committee, with the approval of the Piedmont Executive Committee, has the discretion to award the scholarships to any deserving post-secondary school student.

To download the full packet, including the application, the member certification form, and the information listed above, click here.

Applications for 2023-2024 are due on or before Friday August 4, 2023.

AGCVA Tidewater District Ralph Thomas "Tommy" Hitt Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The AGCVA Tidewater District is offering academic scholarships for the purpose of assisting students interested in pursuing a career in engineering, design, construction and related professions.  

To apply you must be a graduating high school senior or a full-time student enrolled in a construction, engineering or design curriculum at an accredited college or university or be currently enrolled in a construction-related course in a vocational school or career development program.  All college or university applicants must be entering school during the next academic year to be eligible.

Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s past academic performance, relationship of course study to the engineering, design and construction industry, extracurricular activities, community involvement, work history, and attitude.


Applications are available here an due back by May 31, 2024. The scholarship will be awarded on June 5, 2024.

For more information contact Rachel Reim, Staff Liaison to the Tidewater District
Phone:  804-364-5504 x231   |   Email:  rachel@agcva.org

AGC of America Scholarships

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. Over $8 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 3,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. The criteria to apply for undergraduate and graduate scholarships outlines the eligibility to apply.

The 2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship Competition
The scholarships for undergraduates are $2,500 per year ($1,250 if you have half a semester) and can be renewed for up to three years. Graduate awards are $3,750 annually up to a maximum of $7,500.

The application opened July 1, 2023 and must be submitted by midnight EST on November 1, 2023. This scholarship is for the 2024-2025 academic year that begins fall 2024. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be notified in February 2024.  Click here to learn more and apply. 
 

2023-2024 Workforce Development Scholarship
This is the application for the Workforce Development Scholarship. This scholarship is for students pursuing associate degrees, technical training or certificates to enter the construction industry. Please review the Criteria Page to ensure you qualify for the Workforce Development Scholarship. Scholarships are $1,000 per year, renewable for up to two years. If you are attending a four year university and intend to earn a Bachelor's degree please make sure to apply for our Undergraduate Scholarship application.
Click here to learn more.

DEADLINE: June 1, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EDT

 

Outstanding Educator Award

The qualified applicant must be a full–time teaching faculty member of a university construction management or construction–related engineering program or with an institution–approved construction option. Nominees must have at least four years full–time teaching experience.

For more information, call 703-837-5342

BYF Scholarships

Scholarships are available for every interest.

While a career in construction can be started with little to no debt, BYF has partnered with other organizations to further reduce barriers to training and education.

These craft training scholarships are offered at various levels and for different interests.

Learn more and apply.


Leverage Your Community

We are a powerful community of over 500 member companies, which means you have access to a robust network. AGCVA members are people just like you; they face the same challenges, are ready to share ideas, and who care about your success. No matter your role, experience level, or interest, we have something for every member of the construction community.