Home Builders Association of Anderson
2017 Scholarship Application

Type of Aide: Scholarship

Purpose: To provide for the educational needs of deserving students while recognizing the HBAA’s contribution to a worthy cause, and to build and foster an individuals collaboration of education that is committed to teh growth and development of the Building and Construction Science Industry. THe HBAA, through its efforts, highlights the commitment and generosity of the building industry to a better quality of life for all student residents in Anderson County, South Carolina.

Amount of Award: One time award of $1,000.00

Criteria for Eligibility: All Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria –

  • Be a graduating high school senior accepted by or currently enrolled in an accredited two-year junior, technical, or four year college or four year university in a program related to the Building and Construction Science Industry.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident with a permanent U.S. resident ID card or current passport.
  • Must be a resident or immediate family member of a resident of Anderson County, South Carolina.
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA (4-point system) and list their class rank.
  • Applicant must agree to a personal interview with the Selection Committee upon completion of the application review process.
Applicants must submit the following items:
  • Letter of application, typed, double spaced, and addressed to the Home Builders Association of Anderson Scholarship Selection Committee stating their intent to apply for the scholarship.
  • Completed application form (if handwritten, please print legibly). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Letter of acceptance from the institution of higher education must be signed by the President and the Director of Services of Learning of the institution of higher education and submitted to the HBAA Scholarship Selection Committee prior to receipt of scholarship funds.
  • The nominated student and their parent or legal guardian must sign the completed application for scholarship.
  • A copy of their most recent transcript with cumulative grade point average.
  • A 500 word, typed, double spaced essay stating their future aspirations in the Building and Construction Science Industry.
  • Four (4) character references in the form of a letter of recommendation:
  • Two (2) from high school teachers, college instructors, or college professors
  • Two (2) from leaders of community or civic organizations
The deadline for submitting the required materials is March 1, 2017 (No exceptions). Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. Applications may be mailed, emailed, or delivered in person. If mailed, please send by certified mail. If emailed, the original hard copies must be sent by certified mail and received by the deadline date above.

Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the Home Builders Association of Anderson Scholarship Selection Committee with final approval by the Board of Directors. The scholarship will be awarded to an individual nominated by application with priority given to academic excellence, financial need and the pursuit of a specific completed education from a public college or university in the United States of America with a concentration in the Building and Construction Science Industry.

The scholarship funds will be issued directly to the recipient, in the name of the recipient and the institution of higher education. The scholarship funds may not be used to pay back college loans of any kind.

The award will be scheduled to be presented directly to the recipient and a representative of the institution of higher education at a Home Builders Association of Anderson Event. The recipient and representative will be notified as to the presentation schedule and must be present to accept the award (unless in a dire emergency situation).

Any questions regarding the Home Builders Association Scholarship Program should be addressed to:
Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
Home Builders Association of Anderson
1924 McConnell Springs Road
Anderson, SC 29621

Mail or Deliver To:
Home Builders Association of Anderson
1924 McConnell Springs Road
Anderson, SC 29621
Email Address:
Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
hbaasc@gmail.com
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