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CM Scholarships AY 2015

 

Overview, Criteria, Application Procedure including Schedule

 

The Construction Management Department is pleased to announce the availability of Twenty Three (23 plus AGC and GUCA) scholarship awards available for AY 2015. Students with Construction Management Department Majors (Certificate, B.S., and M.S.) are all eligible to apply. Each scholarship award, and the amount, will be based on actual funds available. Interested students are invited and encouraged to complete the application process. All applicants must be currently enrolled as full-time students (12 credits minimum for BS CM and 8 credits minimum for MS CM) and must be in good academic standing. The scholarships that are available for award include: 1) Toy-Mench Two Scholarships of $ 500 ; 2) PCEA and ASPE Golden Hammer One Scholarship of $ 1000 and One Scholarship of $ 500 ; 3) Flagler Foundation Scholarships: One of $ 1000 and and One Scholarship of $ 500; 4) Construction Management Industry Advisory Board (CMIAB) Four Scholarships of $ 2000 each; 5) Juneau Scholarship One of $ 1000 and One Scholarship of $ 500; 6) AECA Scholarship One scholarship of $2000; 8) GUCA Scholarships One to three scholarships of $1000 each; 9) Two AGC Scholarships are available for SPSU CM students, one each for BS CM program student and another scholarship for MS CM Program student are available for award; 10) Ten IFMA Atlanta Chapter Scholarships – 10 of $ 1000 Scholarship each..

Overview of Scholarships

 

1.The Toy-Mench Scholarships: Two $ 500 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in BS or MS degree Program with Construction Management major who has completed at least one course in the Specialty Construction concentration and is enrolled in another. The student must have a minimum overall SPSU GPA requirement for this scholarship is 2.8.

  2. The Golden Hammer Award, which has Two scholarships: One of $ 1000 and One for $ 500, each funded jointly by the 
  Professional Construction Estimators Association (PCEA) and the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) Atlanta
  Chapters, are based on service to the profession, extracurricular activities, and merit (GPA).

3. The Flagler Foundation Scholarship, which includes one scholarship of $1000 and another scholarship for $ 500 will be awarded to two students who demonstrates a need for support and has a GPA of 3.0 or more.

  4. The Construction Management Industry Advisory Board (CMIAB) is offering opportunity for Four $ 2,000 scholarships based
  on merit (GPA), major, performance in curricular and extracurricular activities.

5. The Juneau Scholarship will be awarding One $ 1000 scholarship and One $ 500 Scholarship to a student in BS CM or MS CM Program. The scholarship is based on need and minimum GPA. 

6. The AECA Scholarship will be awarding One $ 2000 scholarship to a student in BS CM program who plans to work in an Electrical Contracting Firm of Atlanta.

   7. The Georgia Utility Contractors Association www.guca.com (GUCA) may award up to three scholarships of $ 1000 each.    
   The number of GUCA Scholarships will be determined by Georgia Utility Contractors Association.

8. The AGC Education and Research Foundation has two scholarships available: one for Graduate Students and one for Undergraduate CM students.

  9. The IFMA Atlanta Chapter Scholarships offers 10 scholarships of $ 1000 each to a student who has completed at least two
   courses in Facilities Management Concentration area at undergraduate or graduate level.
 
Criteria
  1. Toy-Mench Scholarship (One $ 500 scholarship)
         One $ 500 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in BS or MS degree Program with Construction Management major 
         who has completed at least one course in the Specialty Construction Program and is enrolled in another. The student must have
         a minimum overall SPSU GPA requirement for this scholarship is 2.8.
  1. PCEA & ASPE Golden Hammer Scholarship (Two $ 1000 scholarships)
         The main criteria for this scholarship award require demonstration of participation in service to profession, student construction
         organizations, and construction related extra-curricular activities such as student competitions. Academic achievement will be an
         added advantage.
  1. Flagler Foundation (one $1000 scholarship and another $ 500 Scholarship)

The needs of the applicant will be the primary criteria for this selection. Therefore, each applicant must demonstrate how the scholarship will support his/her education at the CM Program. In addition, academic achievement (over all CM GPA) will be used to break a tie.

  4. CMIAB Scholarship (Five $ 2000 scholarships)

The CMIAB Scholarship is offered by the Construction Management Department through the support of CM Industry Advisory Board.  The applicant should be either an Undergraduate or a Graduate student who is currently enrolled in one of the Construction Management Programs. These applicants should show academic achievement (high GPA) as well as outstanding performance in curricular and extracurricular activities related to the discipline of Construction Management.

   5. Juneau Scholarship (One $1000 scholarship and One $ 500 scholarship)

 Requirements for the Award of Juneau Scholarship:A full time student with CM Major, must have a financial need with a GPA of  3.0 or higher. The submission needs to include 100 words (or less) statement expressing the financial need.
 
      6. AECA Scholarship (One $2000 scholarship)Requirements for the Award of AECA Scholarship

A.  Student must submit a 100 word minimum statement explaining their career desire
      to work in electrical Construction Management Contracting Company in Atlanta.
B.  Student must have a 2.8 overall GPA or higher and be majoring or minoring in construction management
C.  Student must have completed two construction management specialty or facility management concentration
      courses from CM 3180, CM 3190, CM 3280, CM 3480, CM 4480, CM 3290, CM 4190
D.  CM Faculty Committee shall examine the applications from students and will recommend one student for this scholarship of        $ 2000.

  1. GUCA Scholarship (can be up to Three $ 1000 scholarships) flyer

The GUCA scholarship criteria have already been announced (also included in the application form) and applications can be picked from the Construction Management Department. Deadline to submit GUCA application for scholarship by student applicants to GUCA office directly is October 1, 2014. GUCA address at is as follows:

         804 Main Street, Suite C, Forest Park Georgia 30297-1476

  1. AGC Scholarships (two scholarships)

Please see details at the web site AGC Georgia Scholarships http://www.agcga.org/galleries/new-gallery/2010%20Education%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

      For National AGC Scholarships please visit http://scholarship.agc.org/

    9. IFMA Scholarship Criteria (10 scholarships of $ 1000 available)

Requirements for the award include students who completed at least two courses in Facilities Management Concentration area at undergraduate or graduate level.

 Application Procedure and Schedule

Besides the GUCA and AGC scholarships, each scholarship application should clearly state one of the categories mentioned above. Each applicant may apply for only one scholarship category. Multiple applications by one student for different scholarships will not be considered. Graduate, undergraduate, and certificate students are eligible to apply.

Construction Management students should submit their applications to Ms. Sharon Hamrick no later than September 6, 2014 before 2:00 PM. The three-member Scholarship Committee from the department and one Advisory Board member will evaluate the applications received before the deadline and make recommendations to the Department Chair for announcement of the result. The Chair will announce the names of Scholarship recipients before September 20, 2014          

Scholarship awards will be made available to the student’s accounts through the business office for use towards Spring 2015 tuition and fees. For GUCA and AGC scholarships please send your applications directly to the addresses given on the application forms before the deadline or they will not be considered.

Successful candidates for scholarship will be expected to participate in the Award Ceremony and are expected to write Thank You letters to their Scholarship Provider.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
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