WCC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

The Wyoming Construction Coalition (WCC) is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for our scholarship for 2014. The purpose of the WCC scholarship is to enhance and expand Wyoming’s construction industry workforce through promoting careers in skilled trades and construction related careers through furthering the education of outstanding individuals pursuing education and/or training in construction related fields.

One $1000 annual scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding individual who is, or will be, actively enrolled in a skilled trade program directly related to the building construction industry (i.e. Architecture, Engineering, Construction Technology, Carpentry, Electrical Apprenticeship, etc.).

More than one scholarship may be awarded depending on availability of funds.  Scholarship winner(s) must enroll in a program at a Wyoming accredited college, university, trade school, or apprenticeship recognized and authorized by the State of Wyoming.  The scholarship may be used to defray tuition, supplies, room and board, or other college, university, trade school or program expense.

Applicants must submit a completed application, two letters of reference and a one to two page essay detailing why applicant is interested in a Wyoming construction career. Applications are dues July 31st, individuals who submit complete application packet and meet eligibility requirements may be selected to interview with the WCC Board and Scholarship Selection Committee on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014.

Successful candidates will demonstrate ability to describe educational goals and outline plans for working in Wyoming’s construction industry.

The Scholarship Selection Committee will select scholarship recipients based upon scholarship application and interview. Winners will be notified on or before August 15th, 2014.Scholarship winners will provide WCC with official verification of enrollment in education or training program. Upon receipt of official written verification of enrollment/participation from scholarship winners, the scholarship payment will be sent.

Application packets can be obtained by contacting the Wyoming Construction Coalition Scholarship Fund, 800 Werner Court, Suite 255, Casper, WY 82601; Phone: (307) 577-6460 * Fax: (307) 577-6436; E-Mail: joshc@WeBuildWyoming.org * Website: www.WeBuildWyoming.org

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The Wyoming Construction Coalition is an equal opportunity, non-profit organization, and we encourage applications from all individuals who meet these basic scholarship eligibility requirements.