AGC Houston Announces New Online Application Process For Scholarships
AGC Houston is pleased to announce that applications for the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence In Leadership Scholarship are now being accepted through January 31, 2018.
We're excited to make known that a new streamlined scholarship application process is being implemented this year. The Greater Houston Community Foundation will be managing the applications. Applicants will need to set up an account, identify the scholarship and complete the application online.
- Applicant must be enrolled in a college or university during fall semester 2017.
- Current high school seniors and college students are eligible.
- Applicant must pursue a degree relating to a career in construction.
APPLICANT MUST EITHER:
- Be employed by an AGC Houston member firm.
- Be a dependent of an individual employed by an AGC Houston member firm.
- Be an AGC Student Chapter member.
In it's 22nd year, the AGC Houston scholarship program has conferred awarded 139 scholarships amounting to $462,000 to date. Thanks to the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership Awards, a record 18 Houston area college-bound and university students received scholarships to pursue degrees in a construction-related discipline this year. AGC Houston held the annual event on May 9, 2017, which also served to present AGC of America scholarhips to deserving university students; recognize the Standard Of Excellence Award recipient; and celebrate the Leadership AGC Class of 2017 participants.
Do You Have Any Questions?
For additional information, please contact Charlene Anthony at (713) 843-3730.
AGC of America Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
The AGC Education and Research Foundation, founded in 1968, has for more than 40 years made good on its commitment to support the future of our industry through its robust scholarship program and innovative projects.
Through endowments made by AGC members and supporters, as well as AGC Chapters, the Foundation is able to give 100 or more undergraduate and graduate scholarships each year to deserving students. Since 1970, we have awarded over 3,000 scholarships totaling over $8 million. Scholarship candidates are evaluated for their academic success, their commitment to the industry through participation in campus professional organizations, summer or part-time work in the construction industry, and their goals for the future.
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