Scholarship Information

Construction Management Scholarships

Applications for all CM Scholarships are found at this link:  http://scholarship-student.eng.lsu.edu     

 

CM Miscellaneous Donor 

The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time CM undergrad student and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 for all college work. This scholarship may be held for several years, however, this scholarship shall be terminated when the recipient receives his/her undergraduate degree.

 

Associated General Contractors of Louisiana 

The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time CM undergrad student. They must also reside in one of the following parishes:  Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, EBR, WBR, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, East & West Feliciana, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, LaSalle, Livingston, Natchitoches, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Sabine, St, Bernard, St Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Winn. In addition, they must have completed 2 semesters of college coursework. 

 

Floyd W. Womack, Sr.

The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time CM undergrad student at LSU-Baton Rouge. The scholarship can be held for a maximum of three years. The student must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

 

Pile Driving Contractors Association Gulf Coast Chapter

The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time undergrad or graduate student at LSU enrolled in the College of Engineering, Department of Construction Management. Students must be a junior or higher, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled in CM 4206. This scholarship is only available when the course is offered. 

 

Cajun Constructors Diversity Scholarship

(This scholarship is chosen by the Diversity department). The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time CM undergrad student with a 3.0 GPA. Financial need may be a primary consideration in making these awards.

 

Chevron Engineering Graduate Assistantship Supplement Fund (graduate only) 

Established to encourage outstanding graduate students to pursue research in areas in line with Chevron needs. Prospective Ph.D. candidates should show relationship between research program and the College's signature research area of Energy. Applicants pursuing an MS degree should be working directly in the area of energy research. The Chevron Engineering Graduate Assistantship Supplement will provide a $5,000 stipend for a year and may be renewed for a second year based on academic and research progress. A total of 18 awards will be made for the 2014-2015 year. Approximately 9 awards will be made for fall 2014/spring 2015.

 

National Association of Women

There are two Scholarships given by NAWIC, one in the Fall and one in the Spring.  These Scholarships are intended to recognize outstanding CM students. Below are the scholarship descriptions and requirements:

  • Student from East Baton Rouge Parish studying in a Construction or Construction related program.
  • The National Association of Women In Construction Scholarship Application packet is available at http://www.nawic.org/nawic/Scholarships.asp

 

CMAA Gulf Coast Chapter Scholarship

The Construction Management  Association  of America  (CMAA) Gulf Coast Chapter is dedicated to leading the growth and acceptance of Construction  Management  as  a profession  discipline  that can add significant value to the entire Construction process, from conception to ongoing operation.

To  promote CMAA’s  objectives,  the CMAA  Gulf Coast  Chapter  will award three (3) Scholarships to qualified students to help defray the costs of pursuing a degree in Construction Management or a related- degree program in the Chapter’s region. The value of the Scholarships varies from year to year, but will typically average $1,000 each.

  • Must have completed a minimum of one (1) full academic year of studies, and must have a minimum of one (1) full academic year remaining prior to completing the degree being pursued.
  • Must be enrolled as  a full-time student  in a Construction Management (CM)  degree  program, or  other  CM-related  degree program in the Gulf Coast Chapter region, and show a strong interest in a career in CM, as demonstrated by a response to the essay question in the application package.
  • The CMAA Gulf Coast Chapter Scholarship Application packet is available at http://www.cmaagulfcoast.org/.

  

National Housing Endowment

  • 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.
  • The National Housing Endowment Scholarship Application packet is available at http://www.nationalhousingendowment.org/.

 

Retail Contractors Association (RCA)

Students within the Construction Management and Construction Sciences majors to apply for the Retail Contactors Scholarship.  RCA has recently expanded our scholarship opportunity nationwide.  RCA’s mission is to provide students with scholarship funding to expand their undergraduate career opportunities.  This scholarship will be awarded annually as an award of $1500 for full-time, degree-seeking students. RCA is determined to support the next generation’s Education and interest within Construction Management and Construction Sciences fields.  If you require additional information, contact by email at info@retailcontractors.org or (800) 847-5085.

 

AGC Education and Research Foundation SCholarship

Full criteria for scholarship eligibility and the application may be found at http://scholarship.agc.org. Students in ABET or ACCE-accredited civil engineering or Construction Management programs are eligible for $2,500 Scholarships, renewable for up to three years. Students must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year (or the final year of a five-year program) in the fall of 2015 in order to apply. Graduate students are eligible for $3,750 annually for up to two years. For more information contact Melinda Patrician at (703) 837-5342 or patricianm@agc.org.

 

TEXO Scholarship 

The TEXO Foundation awarded $25,000 in Scholarships to students from regional universities. Applications are for students interested in working in the Construction industry with at least one semester remaining in their program of study (including Graduate students). Students are encouraged to apply for the Scholarships on an annual basis. After receiving the applications, the TEXO Foundation reviews the applications and determines which students will receive an opportunity to interview for a scholarship. Many factors weigh into the decision of awarding Scholarships, and the Foundation takes time to visit with the candidates in a panel-style interview.  Applications are typically due by the first week of December.  Applications can be obtained by contacting TEXO by email - texo@texoassociation.org.

 

Scholarships for Women

The link below includes a list of dedicated college scholarships for women. Some of the scholarships are available only to single parents, returning students, or those pursuing specific subjects.  There is also a special category for women's scholarships designed to increase educational opportunities for women and increase their presence in STEM industries:

http://oedb.org/scholarships/women/

 

Scholarships for Single Moms

If you are a single mother, you may qualify for a number of different grant types, depending on your circumstances.  To find out more information about these grants, visit the link below:

http://oedb.org/single-mother-grant/