Deadlines Approaching for Construction Scholarships!

Recent survey data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) show that shortages of labor and subcontractors have become substantially more widespread since 2013. The major cause appears to be a rising number of professionals retiring out of the field while a low number of individuals are seeking careers in these same fields. For example, did you know the average age of a master plumber in Texas is 58 years old? Findings like this are a major reason why so many organizations are creating scholarship funds to attract young professionals to these career paths!

If you know someone who is interested in pursuing a career in home building, we encourage you to share these links! Don't delay - many of them have fast approaching deadlines:

Herman J. Smith Scholarship: Application Deadline March 25th

NAHB Professional Women in Building 'Strategies for Success' Scholarship: Application Deadline March 25

Build Your Future Scholarship: Application Deadline April 10

Lee S. Evans Scholarship: Application Deadline March 25

Gary Kahler Memorial Scholarship: Application Deadline July 1


More information on these and other available scholarships can be obtained by contacting the National Housing Endowment at