Scholarship applications are 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. High school seniors and college freshmen are not eligible. Our 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. Seniors in construction and civil engineering programs are also 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. Information and applications can be found online at www.agcfoundation.org or call Flo Slade at (703) 837-5342 for an application by mail.