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HOUSTON– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston, an association representing the interests of merit shop contractors and their employees, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Scholarship Program. Offered to college students pursuing a career in construction, the scholarships ABC Greater Houston annually provides are just some of the ways the association supports education and workforce development.

The selection of recipients for ABC’s 2022 Scholarship awards will be made by ABC Greater Houston Scholarship Committee members in March. Last year, thirteen students were selected to receive a scholarship, representing Texas A&M University, Prairie View A&M, The University of Houston, Sam Houston State University, and Houston Community College.

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, copy of degree plan, and a typed essay. Applicants must meet certain criteria found in the scholarship application and be a full-time student with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Following submission, applications will be evaluated by the ABC Greater Houston Scholarship Committee. The deadline to submit all required materials is March 1.

To learn more about the Scholarship Program, please visit https://abchouston.org/college-scholarships/. To learn more about ABC Greater Houston, please visit www.abchouston.org.    

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 21,000 members. 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. ABC helps members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abchouston.org.

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