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News Nov. 16, 2023

Roofing Alliance is accepting scholarship applications

The Roofing Alliance is accepting applications for its Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program 2024-25 academic scholarships. There are three scholarship opportunities available.

The Accredited University Scholarship is for Roofing Alliance and NRCA member employees, their spouses and their dependent children who are pursuing postsecondary education. Construction management students enrolled at the undergraduate level, regardless of industry affiliation, in a program leading to a bachelor of science degree in construction management also are eligible. Scholarship recipients are awarded $5,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study.

The Accredited CTE Scholarship is for employees, their spouses and their dependent children who are pursuing an education at a vocational or technical trade school; the scholarship is not designed for careers that require a four-year degree. Scholarship recipients are awarded $1,000 per year; awards are not renewable, but students may reapply each year provided they meet the requirements.

The Diversity Scholarship is for employees, their spouses and their dependent children who are pursuing a construction science education at either an accredited postsecondary institution or an accredited vocational or technical trade school. It is open to African American, Black, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, Pacific Islanders, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Indigenous, LGBTQ+ and multi-racial students. All female students are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible to apply, including applicants with physical, mental or other disabilities. Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive $5,000 (post-secondary) or $1,000 (vocational or trade). The $5,000 awards are for up to four years of undergraduate study. The $1,000 awards are not renewable, but students may reapply each year provided they meet the requirements.

The application deadline is 3 p.m. CST on Jan. 31, 2024. The online application is available

View more information or contact Jessica Priske, the Roofing Alliance’s director, at (800) 323-9545, ext. 7517 or jpriske@roofingalliance.net.

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