News Release: 3/10/2017: FBA STATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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The National Housing Endowment (NHE)
Student Scholarships

Building upon the proud history of NAHB's wide range of support for construction education, the National Housing Endowment, Home Builders Institute (HBI), and state and local home builders associations (HBAs) continue to find avenues to educate students on the many opportunities a career in construction offers.
Application Deadline: March 26, 2017

For more information about each scholarship, please visit the pages for each program.

Herman J. Smith Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor Herman J. Smith and his lifelong commitment to the housing industry and the education of future generations of home builders.

Pulte Group Build Your Future Scholarship Program
Pulte Group established the Pulte Group/National Housing Endowment Build Your Future Scholarship in 1999. These scholarships provide tuition assistance to undergraduate students pursuing careers in the building industry.

Lee S. Evans Scholarship
Mr. Evans, an educator and consultant, has taught thousands of builders how to better manage their businesses. The Evans' endowed gift, along with the generous contributions of many of Mr. Evans' friends, colleagues and former students, created the scholarship fund to assist in addressing the pressing need for educating and training construction managers in the residential building industry.

NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship
This scholarship fund encourages students to further their education in housing industry-related programs.

National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship Fund
The National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship (formerly the Bill Carr Scholarship) is awarded to children of Executive Officers in pursuit of a college degree. Funding is through Executive Officer contributions and interest accrued by the Endowment. The scholarship program is managed by the National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship Subcommittee. To date, more than 187 students have received funds totaling more than $224,500.  

Florida Green Building Coalition 
For the second year, the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green projects in the state, is funding a statewide scholarship program for deserving individuals pursuing careers in green building, design or related sustainability disciplines.   Scholarships are valued at $1,000 per year for each recipient and can be renewed for up to four years. Applications are due by March 31, 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year.    
Finalists will be announced in the May 2017 and awards presented prior to summer vacation. Scholarship recipients will be recognized by industry professionals at FGBC events. Each scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary FGBC membership for one year and be invited to participate in FGBC committees and events.
Scholarships like this promote educational opportunities for individuals to build successful construction careers within the green building industry.
For more information or to apply for an “FGBC Green Build It. Live It” scholarship, please visit