Scholarship Programs

CAGC Scholarship Program 

The 2024 Foundation Scholarship program is now accepting applications. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, April 12, 2024.

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Scholarship Criteria

Up to $20,000 will be awarded!

  1. University/4 Year College Scholarship - financial support to those college/university degree-seeking students that intend to pursue a career in the commercial construction. This scholarship will be awarded to a current or accepted student at an accredited University/4 Year College in North or South Carolina.
  2. Technical/Trade School Scholarship - assistance for those individuals seeking to enter the commercial construction industry by obtaining the necessary skills/technical training at a trade or technical school. This scholarship will be awarded to a current or incoming students at an accredited Technical/Trade School in North or South Carolina.


Application Requirements

  • Complete Scholarship Application and have it emailed by 5pm the day of the deadline.
  • Submit copy of Official Transcripts- sealed by University/academic institution- Required from each post-secondary University/Academic institution you have attended.  
  • Write & Submit Essay- Essays are to be 500 words or less, typed or printed legibly. Response to the following prompt: How would this scholarship help you and what impact would you have on the construction industry? 
  • Submit two (2) Letters of Recommendation: Non-family, preferably current/former employer, supervisor, teacher, instructor, etc.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Anyone working in, or pursuing a career within, the commercial construction industry is invited to apply
  • Minimum 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA) for those applying for University/College or Technical/Trade School scholarship- no GPA requirement for applicants of Industry Certification/Advancement Scholarship
  • Must be a high school or high school equivalency graduate
  • Must attend an accredited school, college or university permanently located in the Carolinas- on-line schools based in the Carolinas are eligible
  • Enrollment/Class requirements: University/4-year College Scholarship- Requirement- must be full-time student (min. 12 credit hours per academic semester)
  • Must have at least one (1) year left to apply for the University or Tech/Trade School scholarship.
  • Technical/Trade School- No minimum class/hours requirement- may be part time student
  • Industry Certified Advancement- No minimum class/hours requirement- may be part time student
  • Immediate families and close relatives of Staff and Board Members of CAGC Foundation; Carolinas AGC, and its corporate entities, are NOT eligible
  • Applicants only eligible for one CAGC Foundation scholarship per year.

All Scholarship documents need to be emailed to Chelsea Andujar  by April 12, 2024. If documents are mailed, they must be postmarked by April 12, 2024. 

Questions about our Scholarship Program?

Contact Chelsea Andujar | (704)372-1450 x5229
Joe Livesay

Thank you for all CAGC has done for me since I joined the construction industry. I have had several employers reach out to me from the events I have attended through CAGC. Y'all's effort and passion is much appreciated and I can’t thank you enough!
Joe Livesay, 2019 & 2020 Scholarship Recipient

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