Saratoga Builder Association to offer $1,000 student scholarship in 2016

The Saratoga Builders Association, Inc. will be awarding a $1000 student scholarship in 2016. The organization makes this scholarship available annually to high school seniors who are planning  to pursue a construction industry education. The scholarship award is open to any high school senior in Saratoga County who is planning to pursue construction education at a 2 or 4-year accredited college or university or to students who would like to purchase tools for employment in construction. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must demonstrate current or past involvement in the construction field, including classes taken in high school, to be eligible for this award.

Each applicant must also submit a high school transcript or list of construction classes taken plus a short essay describing why they are interested in a construction industry career and what events led to this decision.

Applications for the Saratoga Builders Association Scholarship program must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2016. Only the first 25 completed applications will be accepted so please apply early. The winner and their school will be notified by June 1, 2016. To receive a scholarship application, please contact Barry Potoker, Executive Director at 366-0946 or bpotoker@saratogabuilders.org.