Scholarships for Construction Management

Apply: Application Available for 2015-2016 Academic Year

You need to fill out a single form to apply for many of these scholarships. For more information, please visit the College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences scholarship listings.

The deadline to submit the application is March 2, 2015.  Don't forget to also attach the Scholarship Reference Form to your application. 

Scholarships

Dwight D. Eisenhower MIHE Transportation Fellowship Program

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) provides funding for NAU American Native students and Hispanic students in the pursuit of a Degree (Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate) in transportation related fields at NAU. Click here for details.

Ben C. Griggs and American Subcontractors Association Scholarship

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The Ben C. Griggs and American Subcontractors Association Scholarship was established in 2002 to support students in the Department of Construction Management.

Selection is based upon the following criteria
  • U.S. Citizens
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Construction Management major
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Arizona high school graduate

Chuck Orr Construction Management Scholarship

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The Chuck Orr Construction Management Scholarship fund was established in 2003 to support students of Northern Arizona University who have declared their major to be Construction Management.

Selection is based upon the following criteria
  • Admitted to the Construction Management Program
  • Enrolled full-time
  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Arizona high school graduate
  • Active in clubs and/or organizations associated with their major or the ASNAU
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Jon and Christine Bourgeois Scholarship

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Jon and Christine Bourgeois Scholarship

 

  • Full-time undergraduate majoring in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior; and
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Scott Williams McFarland Memorial Scholarship for Construction Management

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The Scott Williams McFarland Memorial Scholarship for Construction Management fund was established to support students majoring in Construction Management.

Selection is based upon the following criteria
  • First preference given to non-traditional students
  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Active in engineering clubs and organization
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Kitchell Native American Scholarship Fund for Construction Management Students

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Selection is based upon the following criteria

The Kitchell Native American Scholarship Fund for Construction Management

Students was created to support full-time junior or senior Native American students enrolled in Northern Arizona University’s Construction Management Program. Students must have and maintain a grade point average above a 3.0 and have financial need. Students must also provide proof of enrollment with a federally recognized Native American tribe or Alaskan nation.

Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to:

  • Write a thank you letter explaining how this scholarship will benefit them, and how having this degree will impact the student’s future success. 
  • Seek an internship with a construction company to foster their experience and qualifications as a construction professional.
  • Hold membership in the Student Chapter of the Associated General Contractors.
  • Participate in Toastmaster International or other similar activities to foster development of public speaking opportunities.

Kinney Construction Services Award

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This fund shall be used to provide awards for students who incur program fees and meet the following criteria:

  • A declared Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering Major (order of preference)
  • Sophomore, junior or senior year at Northern Arizona University
  • Independent of financial assistance from a parent or guardian
  • Currently working to support themselves

National Association of Corrosion Engineers Award (NACE)

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Another scholarship being offered is the National Association of Corrosion Engineers Award (NACE). The criteria is listed below:

  • Majoring in computer science, civil engineering, construction management, electrical engi-neering, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, or engineering physics.
  • Junior or Senior
  • GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Arizona high school graduate
  • Arizona resident
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Preference given to students with demonstrated financial need

Students that complete the general Engineering Scholarship Application will be considered for this award as well.

External Scholarships

Kenn Lockhart / CSI Scholarship Foundation

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The Kenn Lockhart CSI Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit corporation established in January 2007 by the Phoenix Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) to promote education in the field of architecture, engineering for building projects, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction science and technology—including construction management.

The Foundation’s objective is to promote future advancement of the construction industry through education by providing undergraduate scholarships to deserving students in these fields of study.

Selection is based upon the following criteria

Scholarships may be awarded to a student with a minimum of three years completed toward a four-year and above degree and at least one year remaining to complete their professional degree. Student must be a resident of Arizona and be enrolled in an accredited college in the State of Arizona.

Student must be majoring in architecture, engineering for building projects, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction science and technology – including construction management.

Student must have shown a special skill and advancement in the areas of architecture, engineering for building projects, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction science and technology– including construction management. Financial need is not a criterion. Student must have a grade average of not less than 2.5 in a grading scale of 4.0.

The deadline to complete this scholarship application for the 2014-2015 academic year is May 24th, 2014

AGC Foundation Scholarships

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The AGC Foundation offers both undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs.

Selection is based upon the following criteria

Undergraduate scholarships: College sophomores and juniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, four or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction-related engineering program are eligible to apply. High school seniors and college freshmen are not eligible.

Graduate scholarships: College seniors enrolled in an undergraduate construction management or construction-related engineering degree program, or others possessing an undergraduate degree in construction management or construction-related engineering, are eligible to apply.

The applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a graduate level construction management or construction-related engineering degree program as a full-time student.

How much money is available?

Our renewable undergraduate scholarships are worth $2,500 per year for each year of undergraduate study, up to a maximum of $7,500. Over 100 new scholarships are awarded each year. Best of all, there is no application fee.

The Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Graduate Award and the Heffner Scholarships for Graduate Students are worth $7,500 each, paid in two installments of $3,750.

Application deadline

November 1

Applications

Valley of the Sun Chapter of CFMA

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(Construction Financial Management Association)

The Valley of the Sun Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) will award an educational scholarship up to $2,500 in value for each semester—summer sessions do not qualify.

We acknowledge that one of our primary goals is education. We also acknowledge the need for qualified employees in the construction field. These needs will be filled largely by students graduating from our area schools.

We hope these scholarships will prove to be an investment in the Arizona field of construction by providing promising construction professionals with some financial assistance while completing their studies.

Selection is based upon the following criteria

The applicant should demonstrate the following qualities and skills:

  • has received or will receive a diploma from an accredited high school
  • have a grade point average between 3.0 and 4.0 if already enrolled in college or technical school or GPA between 3.4 and 4.0 if graduating from high school
  • demonstrate a relationship to CFMA or other qualified construction association by a letter of recommendation from a member or an employee of a member company
  • have a declared major in accounting or business
  • show professional or civic involvement in the community
Application

Download the scholarship application in Adobe PDF format.

Deadlines

Applications due April 1 or October 1 of each year.

More information

Scholarships are awarded within 60 days after application deadline.

Candidates applying for this scholarship for first time will be given preference over those who re-apply.

CFMA VOS welcomes former recipients of this scholarship to re-apply by submitting the information requested above plus an update (progress report) stating your progress toward your educational goal.

Additional Scholarship Resources

The NAU Foundation Scholarship application will be available December 15, 2014.

The Arizona Community Foundation Scholarship application will be available in January 2015.

The NAU Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid Scholarship Application will be available in January 2015.  You will be asked to complete a questionnaire and the Financial Aid tool will match you to potential scholarships.  

Contact

Contact Kelley Horn at Kelley.Horn@nau.edu for scholarship questions.