College Scholarships

2022/2023 College Scholarship Application

RULES AND REQUIREMENTS

Awards
    1. The ABC of Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Committee will determine the number and dollar amount of each scholarship be awarded. The Committee will award scholarships up to a combined total of $32,000.
    2. The ABC Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Committee will review applications in March 2022. The committee consider each applicant’s interest in construction, grades, extracurricular activities, employment experience, and financial need if given.
    3. Scholarship funds will be sent to each recipient’s college or university for disbursement. Some restrictions may apply to the disbursement and use of funds.
    4. All scholarship recipients will be announced by than Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Awards will be available for the 2022-2023 academic calendar.
Eligibility
    1. Applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university or community college at the time of application, and funds must be applied to undergraduate studies for either the fall 2022 or spring 2023 semester.
    2. Applicant must pursue a degree in Construction or a related field.
    3. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 40 semester college credit hours if pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
    4. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 24 semester college credit hours if pursuing an associate degree.
    5. Applicants must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Requirements
    1. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the ABC Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Committee receives all the following items no later than Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Failure to send ALL of the following information will result in automatic disqualification.
      • Completed original application (completed online submission form is acceptable)
      • Two reference letters on letterhead and signed by the person of reference. (emailed or mailed directly by the reference).
      • Unofficial transcript or grade report from the college attending.
      • Copy of degree plan.
      • Essay as described in section below.
Miscellaneous
      1. For application questions, please call Austin Vaughn, ABC Greater Houston Chapter at 713-523-6222 or e-mail a.vaughn@abchouston.org

II. Essay

Submit a typed, short essay of no more than two double-spaced pages addressing the topics below: (Word Documents and PDF’s only)

  1. How was your interest in construction first developed?
  2. What are your career aspirations and what do you hope to achieve professionally with your degree?
  3. How do you hope to affect your community?
  4. What strategies have you used to respond to diversity challenges?
  5. Describe when and how a woman has influenced your career or aspirations.
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