Rochester Area Builders, Inc. is proud to announce their 2013 scholarship program. Multiple $1000.00 non-renewable scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors. Scholarships are made available through the Builders Exchange of Rochester and the Remodelers Council. Scholarships are for attendance in a post-secondary program in a construction-related field including technical school, trade school, apprenticeship, or college. Scholarship recipients will be announced in June 2013. To be eligible for any scholarships, applications must be postmarked by April 12, 2013.
For our 2012 Scholarships we had many applicants from surrounding cities. The following two students each received $1000 scholarships:
- Rebecca Garry, Rochester Lourdes: North Dakota State University (Architecture)
- Ryan Thorpe, Byron: University of Wisconsin-Stout (Const. Mgmt./Engineering)
Ryan Thorpe also received a $500 Scholarship given by the Remodeler’s Council of the Rochester Area Builders.
We offer these scholarships every year to graduating high school students going forth into the construction industry with a GPA of 2.5 or better.
Another way students are exposed to the building trades is to have two of our members as guests in their classroom. A builder and an associate member bring information as well as a video to be able to communicate with the students about the many careers available in the construction industry.
If you would like to have us come to your school, please contact Rick at the Office (507-282-7698) or RDold@RochesterAreaBuilders.com
Since 2001, Rochester Area Builders, Inc. has coordinated a Friday morning in May for area high school students to shadow a building professional. Click below to see more information about our Job Shadowing day.
This year's event will be held on May 3, 2013.