Scholarship Recipients Announced for 2015-2016
Four students were awarded $11,500 in college scholarships by the North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation.
- Chandler Clodfelter, who received a $3,000 scholarship plus an additional $500 scholarship provided by the NC Professional Women in Building. Chandler is majoring in Civil Engineering at Clemson University. She is the daughter of Jill Clodfelter, a member of the High Point BA.
- James Corcoran, who received a $3,000 scholarship. James is majoring in Construction Management at East Carolina University. He is the son of Sean Corcoran, a member of the HBA of Craven-Pamlico Cos.
- Luke Fearrington, who received a $3,000 scholarship. Luke is majoring in Civil Engineering at NC State University. He is the son of Scott Fearrington, a member of the Greater Charlotte HBA (Cabarrus Chapter).
- Paul McNeely, who received a $2,000 scholarship. Paul is majoring in Mechanical Engineering at NC State University. He is the son of Chris McNeely, a member of the Salisbury-Rowan HBA.
North Carolina Home Builders Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
The North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. accepts applications for its college scholarships each year between January and April. The foundation awards scholarships based on a combination of need and merit to four-year college students entering their junior or senior year and technical school students entering their second year who have declared their major in a construction related field.
To be eligible a student must meet the following criteria and return application the deadline:
- Applicants must be nominated by a NCHBA member firm.
- Nominees shall be immediate family members of NCHBA member firms, related by blood, (i.e. children, step-children or grandchildren).
- Students related by marriage, (ie. son-in-law, daughter-in-law, etc.) shall not be eligible.
- Immediate family members of any current trustee of the NCHB Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. shall not be eligible.
- Awards are for one year, but scholarship winners may submit a renewal application and be considered for renewal if they make satisfactory progress in their studies.
- Only full-time students will be considered. NCHBA defines a full-time student as one taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
Nominations are closed for 2015-2016 school year. Check back in 2016 for the 2016-2017 application.
Questions: Sara Whitley at 1-800-662-7129