Scholarships

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.

Congratulations to the 127 recipients of the 2014 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.

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.