Applications Now Due April 14, 2017
The Building Our Future Scholarship was established by the ABC MA Board of Directors to develop future talent for the construction industry. The Building Our Future Scholarship Fund has been approved by the IRS as a 501 C 3 not-for-profit organization.
The scholarship is open to students enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program in construction. Students accepted into or currently enrolled in a two-year college construction degree program or ABC's Merit Apprenticeship Program are also eligible. At the discretion of the Board of Building our Future Scholarship Fund, students pursuing other fields of post-secondary education related to construction may also be eligible. Applications are due on April 14, 2017 and scholarships will be presented at the ABC/GCI Safety and Training Night on May 18, 2017.
Funds for the scholarship were raised in the name of outstanding leaders of ABC MA who have been inducted by the Board of Directors as ABC Legends. In 2015, 26 past chapter chairs were inducted as the ABC Legends, and in 2016 Leon Asadoorian was named to join the esteemed group. We thank all those members who have donated to the scholarship. They have both honored our past and current leaders and paved the way for the leaders of tomorrow.
The Building Our Future Scholarship was established by the Massachusetts Chapter of ABC to help develop the future talent of the construction industry by providing financial assistance to worthy candidates pursuing a post secondary education in construction.
Open to any student who is accepted into or currently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program in construction. Students accepted into or currently enrolled in a two-year college construction degree program or ABC's Merit Apprenticeship Program are also eligible. Applicants must have at least one full year remaining subsequent to the scholarship application deadline. Applications for 2017 are due on April 14, 2017.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, and employment experience. Applications are reviewed by a Committee of the Building Our Future Scholarship Fund, Inc. and recipients are announced in May.
Per the bylaws of the Building Our Future Scholarship Fund, scholarship awards will range from $500.00 to $2,000.00