Author: Julie Ross

Scholarship: AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship

Each year 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. The application opened July 1, 2020 and closes November 1, 2020.  

Over $10 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 4,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. Through endowments made by AGC members and supporters, as well as AGC Chapters, the Education and Research Foundation awards over 100 scholarships each year to students dedicated to pursuing a career in the construction industry.  

Students can click here to apply.  

ELIGIBILITY

  • High school seniors are not eligible. Applicant MUST be a rising college sophomore, junior in a four-year program or rising senior in a five-year program at the time the scholarship is awarded in the fall of 2021. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the time of application deadline in the fall of 2020 term (i.e. earliest graduation date of December 2021). Second-year students at a two-year school who are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall 2021 term are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicant MUST desire a career in the construction industry.
  • Applicant MUST be a full-time student.
  • Applicant MUST be enrolled or intend to enroll in either an ABET or an ACCE accredited (or candidate status) program.
  • Applicant MUST pursue a B.S. degree in construction or construction-related engineering. A dual degree with construction or construction-related engineering as one part is acceptable.
  • Applicant MUST be a U. S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States (i.e. must possess a “permanent resident” card).

If you have any questions please contact Courtney D. Bishop, Associate Director, AGC Education and Research Foundation, Courtney.Bishop@agc.org 

P.S. Don’t forget to check out our other programs.

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Scholarship: AGC Educational Endowment Fund

AGC Educational Endowment Fund Scholarship Program

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
The AGC of Michigan Educational Endowment Scholarship program has been providing undergraduate scholarships for students pursuing construction management or civil engineering degree at accredited Michigan universities since 1984.

•        Need money for school?
•        Sophomore or Junior in college?
•        Attend a Michigan university?
•        Major in Construction Management of Civil Engineering?

You can earn $3,500 or more toward tuition and books, for a small investment of your time. 
​The employer evaluation sheet can be found here.  For more information please contact Viki Gotts.

As long as you are applying…
The AGC Education and Research Foundation also provides scholarships. Click here to learn more.


Scholarship: WI Asphalt Pavement Association

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association is pleased to announce that it will award at least two students scholarships again in 2020. We are currently accepting applications. Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 5th.


One Engineering Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000.- The award is open to undergraduate students studying civil engineering or construction engineering enrolled at an accredited Wisconsin university or Michigan Technological University as of fall 2020.- Preference will be given to those applicants who intend to pursue a career in the transportation construction industry (with an interest in asphalt pavements).- Special consideration will be given to Wisconsin residents with sophomore or junior status as of the 2020-2021 academic year.


One Engineering Technical Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.- The award is open to engineering technology students enrolled at a Wisconsin technical college as of fall 2020.- Preference will be given to those applications who intend to pursue a career in the transportation construction industry (with an interest in asphalt pavements).


The criteria for application is similar to previous years and we offer an easy-to-use online application form. Please share with anyone interested in applying. For more information please visit:
http://www.wispave.org/wapa-scholarships

or
http://www.wispave.org/2020-wapa-scholarship-application

Thank you for your consideration and, as always, please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or if there’s any way we may be of service.

Brandon Strand, Executive DirectorWisconsin Asphalt Pavement Associationstrand@wispave.org (608) 609-8024


Groups/Workshops/Husky Hour – Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being

The Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being will be offering groups, workshops, ‘Let’s Talk’ (informal counseling drop-in sessions), and Husky Hour workshops again this fall. Please see attached flyers. Information is also available under the programs and events tab on their website: mtu.edu/well-being.


They are also looking for students, faculty and staff to act as panelists for our Husky Hours, please let Dayna Browning (dmbrowni@mtu.edu) know if you or someone you know might be interested. 

Fall 2020 – Workshops Fall 2020 – Lets Talk Flyer Fall 2020 – Husky Hour Fall 2020 – Groups

Job Posting: City of Howard Internship/Co-op (Fall)

The Village of Howard is interviewing for Fall 2020 Co-Op Internships, which are a seasonal positions. Interviews in the Green Bay area are currently available.

Requirements include:

  • Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Tech, Civil/Survey Major, or other related field of study.
  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Student Visa, Permanent Visa, or U.S. Citizen,
  • Freshman Class Level or higher, and/or Graduate Engineer.

USAJobs – online trainings

Federal agencies use USAJobs to hire their workforce. The process can be tricky, especially for applicants who have not navigated it before. USAJobs is offering a series of online trainings over the next few weeks that teach how to navigate the process. Please share this link with any of your students who may be interested in working for the Federal government. 
https://www.usajobs.gov/Notification/Events?utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDelivery