Construction Scholarship Opportunities

AGCVA offers a number of scholarship opportunities and educational programs that address key issues throughout the construction industry.

VALLEY DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION SCHOLARSHIPS

The purpose of these two (2) scholarships are to provide financial assistance to qualified and deserving students attending post-High School educational/training institutions and who plan to enter the construction industry in their professional careers, including but not limited to contractors, skilled trades, and engineering.

Funding:  The AGCVA Valley District Construction Scholarships are funded by the AGCVA Valley District and each annual 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. Applicant must be applying to or currently enrolled in an accredited institution including technical/training centers, community colleges, or colleges/universities.
4. Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
5. Previous applicants, including previous scholarship recipients, may apply every year.
6. Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by April 18th preceding the beginning of the applicant’s forthcoming academic or training program.

Scholarship Session Completed for 2019 
For more information contact Missy Gupton 434.987.2704 missy@agcva.org


Piedmont District Memorial Scholarships

M. SCOTT BRADSHAW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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 $2500 annually. The AGCVA Piedmont District Memorial Scholarships are funded by the AGCVA Piedmont District and each will be an amount up to $1500 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 or university.
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
2. High school or college transcript
3. Reference form completed by a member of the applicant’s academic community
4. Form certifying that an immediate family member is employed by an AGCVA Piedmont District member company.

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 college student.

Scholarship Session Completed for 2020
For more information contact Jennifer Gray at 757.675.6418


Tidewater District Scholarship

Tidewater AGC of Virginia is offering academic scholarships for the purpose of assisting students interested in pursuing a career in engineering, design, construction and related professions.  Collective awards may approximate or exceed $5,000.

To apply you must be a member, dependent of a member, an employee of an AGC member firm, or be sponsored by such member. You must be 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.

2020 Scholarship Session Opens in November
For more information contact Rachel Reim at (757) 633.3389


National AGC 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.


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 click here or 703.837.5342 – fax 703.837.5451


James L. Allhands Student Essay Competition

The James L. Allhands Essay Competition is open to any senior–level student in a four or five–year ABET or ACCE–accredited university construction management or construction–related engineering program.

For more information click here or 703.837.5342 – fax 703.837.5451.