HOUSTON – Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) is pleased to announce that applications for the annual ABC Scholarship Foundation are now being accepted. Offered to college students pursuing a career in construction, the scholarships available are just some of the many ways ABC Greater Houston supports education and workforce development.
“Applying for the ABC Scholarship was one of the best decisions that I have ever made,” said Curtis Lucas, MEP Estimating Engineer at Turner Construction Company and a 2017 ABC Scholarship Winner. “The scholarship helped fund my education, jump start my career with positive publicity, and helped to alleviate some of the financial stresses that come with a demanding school and work schedule.”
To qualify for the ABC Scholarship, a candidate must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university or community college at the time of application. In addition, candidates are asked to provide two reference letters, transcript, a copy of degree plan, and a typed essay.
Applicants must be full-time students with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Following submission, applications will be evaluated by the ABC Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Committee. The deadline to submit all applications and supporting documents is March 16, 2018.
To learn more about ABC Greater Houston, visit www.abchouston.org.
To make a tax-deductible donation to the ABC Scholarship Foundation, visit www.abchouston.org/scholarship-fundraiser
ABOUT ABC GREATER HOUSTON
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members nationwide. Locally, ABC Greater Houston was founded in 1969, and today serves several hundred commercial and industrial contractors, suppliers and construction associates in the Greater Houston area. Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston represents the interests of merit shop contractors and its employees in the policy-making process of the government, protects and enhances the free enterprise system within the construction industry, and provides educational, marketing, and informational programs for the benefit of members and their employees.