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The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. Over $8 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 3,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. The criteria to apply for undergraduate and graduate scholarships outlines the eligibility to apply. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions.

Click on the box on this page to apply for the AGC Education and Research Foundation national scholarship-to see if there is also a local scholarship program sponsored by the AGC Chapter in your home state or the state in which your school is located, click here to find contact information for chapters across the nation.

Congratulations to the 130 recipients of the 2013 AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarship!

Thanks to the AGC contractors and staff who generously gave of their time to interview finalists for the 2013-14 AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarship.

Meet Four AGC Scholarship Recipients!

Robert Hogan, Georgia Tech University
Lynnsee Turner, University of Oklahoma
Andrew Hricovec, University of Nebraska
Jose Buenrostro, Cal State University Sacremento

Who's eligible?

Undergraduate Scholarships: Rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, two, four or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction-related engineering program are eligible to apply. High school seniors are not eligible. Students enrolled in accredited junior college programs or who have plans to transfer to a four-year institution may apply. 

Graduate Scholarships: College seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate- level construction management or construction-related engineering degree program as a full-time student are eligible.

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. There is no application fee.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation scholarship is a national scholarship, open to students across the country.  Many AGC state chapters have scholarship programs as well. Check with the AGC chapter in your state or the state in which your school is located to find out more about chapter-level scholarship programs.

The Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Graduate Award and the Heffner Scholarships for Graduate Students are $7,500 over two years, paid in annual installments of $3,750. It is also possible to win a graduate scholarship for one year.

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

How do you apply?

Applications will ONLY be accepted online. Apply online at scholarship.agc.org. The application for the 2013-14 academic year is closed.  The 2014-15 application will be available on July 1, 2013.

What is the deadline to enter?

Applications must be completed by midnight EST on November 1,2013.

When will scholarship recipients receive their money?

All scholarship semi-finalists will be notified in February. Upon completion of a personal interview with an AGC contractor and final recommendation by the contractor, your scholarship check will be mailed to you in August, just prior to the Fall term.

Chelsea West
Missouri State University, William E. Herzog Scholarship
Noah Martin
Washington State University, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Robert Taylor Pentzien, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Specialty Contractors Council, Service Supply Council Scholarship
Pat Gramkow
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Irving F. Jensen Scholarship
John Sopher
University of Oklahoma, Zachary Construction Company Scholarship
Grant Malone
Michigan State University, Tom and Jan Dailey Scholarship
Evan Wilke
Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship
Ernesto Rios
Oklahoma State University, Turner Construction Company Scholarship
Justin Wilson
Arizona State University, Vernie Lindstrom Jr. Scholarship
Colby Wetter
Pitsburg State University, AGC Partnering Scholarship
Jake Warner
Bowling Green State University, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Christina Sedighi
Stanford University, The Maine Group
Yomi Adeyemo
Georgia Southern University, Bowen Engineering Minority Scholarship
Petronilla Gonzalez
Pratt Institute, Paul B. Richard Memorial Scholarship
Keith Leonard
Boise State University, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Brandon Wilson
CSU, Long Beach, Specialty Contractors Council, Service Supply Council Scholarship (original)
Jesse Basinski
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, AGC Partnering Scholarship
Shani Kent Hall, Old Dominion University, Robert and rita DesJardins Scholarship
Mike Knaub
Utah State, Specialty Contractors Council, Service Supply Council Scholarship
Gary Vota
University of Washington, Frank young Sr. Memorial Scholarship
David Lasiter
University of Oklahoma, Haskell
Brandon Rabbie
Pratt Institute, Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship
Tyler Wilcox
Colorado State university, Hensel Phelps Scholarship
Stacy Evazich
MSUM, Stanley F. Pepper Momorial Scholarship
Nathan Buddemeyer
University of Toledo, Judith and James Pizzagalli Scholarship
Brooke Glidden
University of Maine, Ival R Cianchette Scholarship
William Finch
Syracuse University, Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship
Florencio Menodiado
University of Houston, Willis Scholarship
Spencer O'Dell
Western Michigan University, Robert Conley Scholarship
Chad Jamison
Kansas State University, Construction Leadership Council Scholarship
Jeff Stewart
Utah Valley University, Zachary Construction Corporation
Michala Jones
South Dakota State University, Owen H. Emme Scholarship
Julia Baaklini
The College of New Jersey, Robert B. and Celine Fay Scholarship
Everett Zaluski
Penn College of Tech, Karen and Scott Holloway
Demetrio Criscuolo
Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Paul B. Richards Memorial Scholarship

University of Cincinatti, Mashburn Construction Company Scholarship
Rebecca Genualdi, Marquette University, Turner Construction Company Scholarship
Shelby Roskop
Univeristy of Central Missouri, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Justin Besotes
CSU, Chico, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Dillon Horne
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, James W. Allhands Memorial Scholarship
Alex Rhea
Georgia Institute of Technology, Hefner Graduate Award
Evan Schroeder
Ferris State University, Specialty Contractors Council, Service Supply Council Scholarship
Andrew Von Rotz
Central Washington University, AGC Partnering Scholarship
Nathan Everett
Colorado State University, Carolyn Cooney Memorial Scholarship
Steve Kenyon
, Steve and Pam Massie Memorial Scholarship
Marlynn Radford
Brown
Samantha Anselmo
Southern Polytechnic State University, G. Von Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Tara Harrington
University of Washington, Robert B. McEachern Memorial Scholarship
Arturo Garcia
University of Houston, James D. Pitcock Jr. Scholarship
Andrea Dunn
Marquette University, Lynn LeGault Memorial Scholaship
Kevin Fringer
Missouri State University, Specialty Contractors Council, Service Supply Council Scholarship
Austin Trinkle
Stanford University, Richard and Elizabeth Hall Scholarship
Joel Palmer
Washington State University, The Weitz Company Scholarship
Cameron Mallory
Marshall University, Judith and James Pizzagalli Scholarship
Dylan Peoples
University of Akron, The Weitz Company
Andrew Alvarado
University of Texas, San Antonio, Zachary Construction Corporation Scholarship
Kelsey Noble
Indians State University, Textura Scholarship
Laura Hall
University of Washington, Turner Construction Company Scholarship
Jonathan Meek
Arizona State University, Saul Horowitz Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Megan Sommer
East Carolina University, Dixon Hughes Goodman PLLC Scholarship
Levi Warriner
Oregon State University, Connie and Lee Kearney II Scholarship
Adam Leon
CSU, Sacramento, CCC Scholarship
Jeremy Ackerman
Washington State, Frank and Susan Young Scholarship
Jesse Burnside
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Carolyn Cooney Memorial Scholarship
Hannah Wolgamott
Pittsburg State University, Consulting Constructors Council Scholarship
Kimberly Klieber
Lawrence Technical University, AGC Partnering Scholarship
Clinton Van Voast
Montana State University, AGC Partnering Scholarship
Heath Steeby
Pittsburg State University, The Weitz Company Scholarship
Harris Griswold
East Carolina University, Sam and Ann Hunter, Jack and Maggie Kelley Scholarship
Paul Shaw
Texas A&M, G. E. Byrne Memorial Scholarship
Taylor Greer
University of Florida, Caswell F. Holloway Jr. and Marie B. Holloway Scholarship
Jay Garrett
University of Houston, James D. Pitcock Jr. Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation Thanks AGC Member Contractors

Each year, AGC contractors and staff across the country generously donate their time to interview finalists for AGC scholarships.  These interviews are very important to our process of ensuring that recipients are indeed serious about their careers in the industry and will be an asset when they arrive.  The response from the contractors who are asked to conduct interviews is overwhelmingly positive and more so after they meet the students, who appreciate the opportunity to interact with these industry leaders. 

The AGC Education and Research Foundation Thanks AGC Member Contractors

Linwood Lufkin Nickerson and O'Day Brewer ME
Mike  Moseley Andrew & Dawson Pike Road AL
Thomas Andersen Bartlett Brainard Electric Bloomfield CT
Mike Bates Henry Carlson Company Sioux Falls SD
Timothy Beischel Beischel Building Co.  Cincinnati OH
Gary  Benjamin Gundlach Champion, Inc.  Iron Mountain MI
James Braswell Langston Construction Co. Piedmont SC 
Jim  Carson Carson-Mitchell Inc. Springfield MO
Chris Cedar Sundt Construction San Antonio TX
Mike Clements Bateman-Hall Construction Idaho Falls ID
Doug  Davidson New South Construction Atlanta GA
Terry Deeny Deeny Construction Company Seattle WA
Paul Diederich Industrial Builders, Inc. Fargo ND
Darrel Eastwood Saunders Construction Centennial CO
Jim  Ebli Gundlach Champion, Inc. Iron Mountain MI
Mike  Espeset Story Construction Co. Ames IA
Matt Faulkner Market and Johnson, Inc. Eau Claire WI
Mark  Filanc J.R. Filanc Constr. Escondido CA
Tom  Fuduric The Harper Corporation Greenville SC 
Tom Gerding T. Gerding Construction Co. Corvallis OR
David Grider North Arizona University Flagstaff AZ
Gary  Haas Rudolph-Libbe Walbridge OH
D.B.  Hill III D.B. Hill Contractors Little Rock AR
Claudia Jefcoat Michigan Chpter. AGC Lansing MI
Chuck Killinger Dalton-Killinger Constr. Co. Joplin MO
Chris Kingery Kingery Construction Lincoln NE
Bruce  Kohn Faulconer Construction Raleigh NC
Max  Kuney Max J. Kuney Company Spokane WA
Ken Lawless Clark Construction Lansing MI
Nick Lembo Monadnock Construction Brooklyn NY
Mike Long Taylor and Murphy Construction Asheville NC
Bill Lusk Lusk and Co. Alpharetta GA
Bud Madigan F.W. Madigan Co. Worcester MA
Fran Madigan III F.W. Madigan Co. Worcester MA
Brendan Manning AGC of New York State Albany NY
Carl  McKinney Construction Admin, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL
Jim  McLamb Clark Construction Costa Mesa CA
Ronnie Medlock High Steel Structures Inc. Lancaster PA
Raymond Moody Batson-Cook Atlanta GA
Todd Morgan MB Contractors Roanoke VA
Laurie  Morgan-Bender Morgan & Son Earthmoving Ellensburg WA
Mike Oles Brown McKee Lubbock TX
Barry Paceley Paceley Constructors Phoenix AZ
Brett  Partridge Layton Construction Co. Sandy UT
Scott Pepper Pepper Construction Company Chicago IL
Stephen  Poindexter American Paving Co. Fresno CA
Chad Riehl Clark Construction Lansing MI
Nikki  Rubenstein Nickerson and O'Day Bangor ME
Thomas Scott River Products Co. Iowa City IA
Johnny  Seay Francis Tuttle Tech Center Oklahoma City OK
Dave Semarad Minnesota AGC St. Paul MN
Scott Shepherd MLB Construction Services, LLC Malta NY
Brad Sims Indiana State University Terre Haute IN
Wayne Sloan BHS Construction Manhattan KS
Ken Sorenson Mortenson Construction Minneapolis MN
Brian Stater Bowen Engineering Corp Indianapolis IN
Gene  Sullivan Railroad Construction Company, Inc. Paterson NJ
Mike Swalling Swalling Construction Co. Anchorage AK
Michael  Swift Thomas McGee, L.C. Kansas City MO
Bob  Tempest Tempest Enterprises Murray UT
Jeremy Thurston Hayner Hoyt Constr. Syracuse NY
Curt  Weltz Flatiron West Inc. Firestone CO
Pete Wert Haskell Lemon Constr. Co. Oklahoma City OK
David White Tennessee AGC Columbia TN
Eric Wilson Hensel Phelps Construction Greeley CO
Rod Winkle Franklin Construction Chico CA