Construction Scholarships for 2009/2010- Construction Institute Chapters of the Sacramento and San Francisco Sections [USA]

The Construction Institute Chapters of the Sacramento and San Francisco Sections, ASCE will be awarding Construction Scholarships for the 2009/2010 academic year. Up to 6 scholarship awards ranging between $1,000 and $2,000 each will be made. The number and value of the awards are at the discretion of the Awards Committee. The awards will be deposited to the Awardees’ account with the Financial Aid Office of his or hers Educational Institution. Scholarship Funds must be used for tuition and/or living expenses. Awardees must be U.S. Citizens or Legal Residents.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2009

Qualification and selection criteria are:

• Enrollment in a Civil / Environmental/ Construction Program as a Junior or First-Year Senior within the San Francisco and Sacramento Section boundaries to also include Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo and University of Nevada, Reno.

• A one page essay competition – Topic: “My Future in Construction.”

• Student Membership in the Construction Institute or an ASCE Student Chapter or a Contractor’s Association Student Chapter is desirable but not required.

• Summary of Extracurricular Activities including working and professional experience

• Transcripts are required for ALL applications

• Applicant’s Signature is required

• Awardees will be notified of their selection by October 15, 2009
• Scholarships will be awarded by the end of October 2009 at the ASCE CI Dinner in Sacramento.
• Applications for the ASCE CI Scholarship can be found on the ASCE CI website located at: or and are entitled: “CI 2009 / 2010 Scholarship Application.”

• E-Mail your complete Application package containing bio-data, essay, Extracurricular Activities/ Work Experience Summary, Transcripts and Signed Application by October 1, 2009, 5:00 p.m. to and