Eligibility, Retention and Disbursement

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Applicants can be anyone who is planning to attend a technical school or approved craft training program in any discipline of construction, including a high school senior, military member, or postsecondary student.
  2. Applicant MUST desire a career in a construction-related industry.
  3. Applicant can be a full-time or part-time employee of a construction-related entity, student, or part-time student.
  4. Applicant MUST be enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved accredited program. Approved programs include:

a) ABET accredited

b) ACCE (accredited or non-degree recognized)

c) COE accredited

d) ANSI accredited

e) IACET accredited

f) NCCER accredited

g) Registered Apprenticeship program (federal or state registered)

h) Other programs as approved by the Foundation

5. Applicant MUST pursue degree, certificate, or credential in a construction discipline or construction-related studies/programs.

6. Applicant MUST be a U. S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e. must possess a “permanent resident” card).

REQUIREMENTS

  1. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all the following items are submitted within the application period, March 1 – June 1 of the current year.

a) Completed application.

b) Evaluation form completed by instructor or employer (supervisor).

c) Official or unofficial transcript of most recent grades. Unofficial transcripts are accepted if they clearly indicate the institution and student’s name. Text versions cut and pasted from the school’s website ARE NOT acceptable.

2. Incomplete application packages will NOT be considered.

AWARDS

    1. Scholarships are for a maximum of $2,000 per student per year and $1,000 per training or education unit term. Scholarships may be renewable if certain criteria are met as outlined below.
    2. Applications will be reviewed, and recipients selected by the PCMf Trustees.
    3. Scholarship recipients will be notified in August of the application year and award(s) will be announced on the PCMA website.
    4. Checks will be sent directly to recipients in late September. Checks will NOT be sent to the recipients’ educational facility.
    5. To be considered for renewal annual award installments, the scholarship recipient is required to provide an indication of continued enrollment and good standing (min. 2.5 GPA or equivalent). Grade transcripts and upcoming class schedules MUST be forwarded at the conclusion of each academic period. Recipients will not be reminded to provide this information; failure to do so will result in the non-renewal of the scholarship award.
    6. Recipients are encouraged to seek employment in construction if they are not currently employed.
  • PERSONAL INFORMATION

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  • **Preference Given PCMA Members and their Employees**
  • SCHOLASTIC INFORMATION

  • **All applicants must provide their most recent transcript or employment history with this application. If a transcript or employment history is not provided with the application prior to the submission deadline, the application will not be eligible for consideration. **
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  • EXPLANATION OF FINANCIAL STATUS

  • Below in 100 words or less, how you plan to finance your degree program. In your explanation include the name and amount per year of all other scholarships for which you have applied or that have been awarded to you.
  • EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Please list below any full-time employment, part-time employment, or summer employment, beginning with your most recent job. Please include dates, firm’s name and type of business, and description of duties and responsibilities.
    Dates From & ToFull-Time/Part-Time/SeasonalEmployers NameDescription of Duties and Responsibilities 
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