THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF ILLINOIS

Education News

Education Foundation Scholarship Application.  Applications for the Education Foundation Scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year are now available.  Deadline for applying is March 15, 2019.

 

At its meeting on December 4th, the Education Foundation approved raising the scholarship amount to $3,000 per year.  Scholarships are renewable for up to four (4) years undergraduate work provided the recipient remains in good standing and has a grade point average of 2.0 or above.

 

Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a full-time employee of an AGCI member; must be a high school graduate or will graduate the year applying; must have greater than or equal to a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale grade point average; must be majoring in a curriculum, which will be compatible with a career in the construction industry; and must be pursuing undergraduate work only.


2019 Application & Statement of Requirements


Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients Named.  AGC of Illinois is pleased to announce the following recipients for the Education Foundation Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.

 

Samuel Becker (Advanced Asphalt) is the son of John and Cynthia Becker.  He plans to study engineering at Bradley University.  Samuel is also the recipient of the DeCap Scholarship of Excellence.

 

Brett Becker (Advanced Asphalt) is also the son of John and Cynthia Becker.  Brett is a junior at  Illinois State University majoring in construction management.

 

Maxwell Day (UCM) is the son of Ken and Crystal Day.  Maxwell hasn’t decided his college yet but plans to study computer science/civil engineering.

 

Evan Kieffer (Kieffer Bros. Construction) is the son of Doug & Erika Kieffer.  Evan’s plans are to study construction management at John A. Logan.

 

Dillin Tegeler (Phoenix Corp.) is the son of Brian and Tammy Tegeler.  He plans to study Construction Management at Kirkwood Community College.

 

Congratulations to the recipients and good luck in your academic endeavors!

 

 

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