AGC/CT Two Year Scholarship Program
Rules, Requirements and Registration Information
POSTMARK DEADLINE: March 31st
- Applicants MUST be a Connecticut-residents enrolled in, or graduating high school, entering a four-year building and construction technology or civil engineering program, or entering a two-year technical school with a construction course of study, with the intent of entering a four-year accredited college upon completion of the technical school.
- Applicants MUST desire a career in construction.
- Students MUST be a U.S. Citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e. must possess a “green card”).
- Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all of the following items are submitted as one package and postmarked by March 31st:
- a. completed signed Application [word doc] [pdf] [fillable-form];
- b. One Faculty Evaluation Form completed by high school faculty member familiar with scholastic achievement and school history;
- c. Two Personal Evaluation Forms completed by adults not related to the applicant;
- d. Official transcript* of grades or copy of high school diploma.
- Application Packet - available as [word doc] [pdf] [fillable-form].
Incomplete application packages will NOT be considered.
- Scholarships will be a maximum of $5,000 for a two-year period - $2,500 per year for tuition and two years student work experience with a local contractor, if available, following participation in the AGC Scholarship Program.
- Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by the AGC of Connecticut Education Committee, which will consider the applicant’s interest in construction, grades, extracurricular activities, employment experience, adult evaluations, and financial status.
- All applicants selected as semi-finalists will be subject to a personal interview with representatives from the Committee in mid-May. The winning applicant will be notified in writing by the end of May.
- The AGC of Connecticut Education Committee will solely determine all Awards.
- Checks will be sent directly to the recipient’s college or university by the AGC/CT in Mid-August and proof of receipt to the AGC is required by September 1. For subsequent award installments the scholarship winner may be required to provide indications of continued need, continued interest in construction, and continued enrollment and good standing in a college program leading to a B.S. in Construction or Construction/Civil Engineering. Grade transcripts and upcoming class schedules must be forwarded at the conclusion of each academic year. If employment is available, recipients will be placed with an AGC/CT contractor for two summers of related work experience and hands-on learning related employment situations following the scholarship program participation.
Send completed application package to: AGC of Connecticut, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 112, Wethersfield, CT 06109
For more information or questions call 860-529-6855 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: You have the ultimate responsibility to ensure that the application, all forms, and transcripts are received by the AGC/CT Education Committee and postmarked by March 31st. Incomplete application packages will NOT be considered.