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AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarship and Awards Programs

September 4, 2008
Scholarship applications are now available online for the 2009 AGC Education and Research Foundation’s undergraduate and graduate programs. College sophomores and juniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, four-or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction or civil engineering program are eligible to apply for an undergraduate scholarship. High School seniors and college freshmen are not eligible. AGC’s renewable scholarships are worth $2,500 per year for each year of undergraduate study, up to a maximum of $7,500.  Over 100 scholarships are awarded each year. College seniors enrolled in an undergraduate construction or civil engineering degree program, or others possessing an undergraduate degree in construction or civil engineering are eligible to apply for a graduate scholarship.  The applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a graduate level construction or civil engineering degree program as a full-time student. The Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Graduate Award, the Heffner Scholarships for Graduate Students and the Smith, Currie & Hancock Graduate Scholarships are worth $7,500 each, paid in two installments of $3,750. Other awards programs include the 2009 James L. Allhands Essay Contest and the 2009 Outstanding Educator Award. Seniors in construction and civil engineering programs are invited to submit essays for the 2009 James L. Allhands Essay Contest.  The first place winner will receive $1,000 and an expense-paid trip to the 2009 AGC Convention.  The first place faculty sponsor will receive $500 and an expense-paid trip to the AGC Convention.  The second place winner will receive $500 and the third place winner will receive $300. The 2009 Outstanding Educator Award is designed to recognize the accomplishments of full-time teaching faculty in construction education.  The 2009 recipient will receive $5,000 and an expense-paid trip to the 2009 AGC Convention. All scholarship and award applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2008 to be considered. Both applications are available at www.agcfoundation.org. Contact Floretta Slade at (703) 837-5342 or sladef@agc.org for more information.
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