The CAGC Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2017 scholarship program, developed to assist those choosing to enter the construction industry as well as those wishing to advance their skills and/or knowledge in an effort to further their construction careers.
Up to seven (7) total scholarships, from three (3) distinct scholarship categories will be awarded:
University/4 Year College Scholarship - financial support to those college/university degree-seeking students that intend to pursue a career in construction or a construction-related industry: One (1) scholarship, in the amount of $4,000, will be awarded to a current or accepted student at an accredited University/4 Year College in North or South Carolina.
- Technical/Trade School Scholarship - assistance for those individuals seeking to enter the construction/construction-related industry by obtaining the necessary skills/technical training at a trade or technical school: Two (2) scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000, will be awarded to two (2) current or incoming students at an accredited Technical/Trade School in North or South Carolina.
- Industry Certification/Advancement Scholarship - opportunity for those, currently working in the construction industry, to advance themselves by improving/acquiring the knowledge and skills they need: Four (4) scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, will be awarded to four (4) individuals within the construction industry pursuing, or planning to pursue, construction industry Certification/Advancement through an accredited center of learning in North or South Carolina.
Applicants may choose any industry-related, accredited certification - some examples include, but are not limited to: LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), CHST (Construction Health & SafetyTechnician), BIM (Building Information Modeling), CPC (Certified Professional Constructor), PROJECT SUPERVISION, etc.