Scholarship Programs

CAGC Scholarship Program 

Congratulations to the eleven 2024 CAGC Foundation Scholarships winners who were awarded a total of $20,000! We look forward to opening the 2025 scholarship application in Spring of 2025.

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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 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)
  • Technical/Trade School- No minimum class/hours requirement- may be part time student
  • Must have at least one (1) full year left of school to apply.
  • Must have completed at least one (1) full year of college.
  • Immediate families and close relatives of Staff and Board Members of CAGC Foundation; Carolinas AGC, and its corporate entities, are NOT eligible

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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