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.
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. We plan to expand this scholarship to offer even more craft and technical scholarship assistance in 2016! The criteria to apply for this scholarship outlines eligibility. Applications for 2016 will be accepted starting April 1st until June 1st. - See more at: https://www.agc.org/learn/scholarships-research/scholarship-program#sthash.fJPmLv9y.dpuf
1. Applicant can be anyone who is planning to attend a technical school or
approved craft training program in any discipline of construction, including a
high school senior, military member, or postsecondary student.
2. Applicant MUST desire a career in the construction industry.
3. Applicant can be a full-time student or part-time student.
4. Applicant MUST be enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved accredited
program. Approved programs include:
a) ABET accredited
b) ACCE (accredited or non-degree recognized)
c) COE accredited
d) ANSI accredited
e) IACET accredited
f) NCCER accredited
g) Registered Apprenticeship program (federal or state registered)
h) Other programs as approved by the Foundation
5. Applicant MUST pursue degree, certificate or credential in a construction
discipline or construction-related studies/programs.
6. Applicant MUST be a U. S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the
United States (i.e. must possess a "permanent resident" card).
1. Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all of the following items are
submitted within the application period, April 15 – June 15 of current year.
1. Completed online application.
2. Evaluation form completed (online) by instructor or employer
3. Official or unofficial transcript of most recent grades. Unofficial
transcripts are accepted if they clearly indicate the institution and
student's name. Text versions cut and pasted from the school's web site
ARE NOT acceptable.
2. Incomplete application packages will NOT be considered.
1. Scholarships are for a maximum of $1,000 per student per year and may be
renewable if certain criteria are met as outlined below.
2. Applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by the AGC Education
and Research Foundation.
3. Scholarship recipients will be notified in August of the application year and
award(s) will be announced on the AGC Foundation website.
4. Checks will be sent directly to recipients in late September. Checks will NOT
be sent to the recipients' educational facility.
5. To be considered for renewal annual award installments, the scholarship
recipient is required to provide indication of continued enrollment and good
standing (min. 2.5 GPA or equivalent). Grade transcripts and upcoming class
schedules MUST be forwarded at the conclusion of each academic period.
Recipients will not be reminded to provide this information; failure to do so
will result in non-renewal of scholarship award.
6. Recipients are encouraged to seek employment in construction if they are not
For more information, call Melinda Patrician, Director AGC Education and Research
Foundation, at (703) 837-5342, email firstname.lastname@example.org.