Scholarship Program

INTENT OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

To provide annual Scholarships to assist with tuition, fees and books to students who have demonstrated outstanding scholastic achievement and a desire to pursue an education in construction, engineering, or architecture.

ELIGIBILITY

Any graduating High School senior, current College, University or Technical School student who is, or will be registered as a full or part-time student at an institution of higher learning. The course of study shall be a degree program in architecture, engineering, interior design, facility management, or construction management.

NUMBER OF AWARDS (AND AMOUNTS)

Two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00 each will be awarded annually to a student or students enrolled in an institution of higher learning and will deposited with the institution for the students use towards tuition, fees, and books.

DETERMINATION OF AWARD

The recipient(s) shall be students with a high grade point average who demonstrate the qualities required. Areas of consideration shall include, but not be limited to, scholastic achievement, extra curricular and community activities, leadership and communication skills, and personal presentation.

PROCESS

Each applicant will submit a completed application, transcript, Three (3) letters of reference and a brief personal letter of introduction which shall include achievements and reasons for selecting their career path.

Candidates will be selected and notified by the C.S.I. Scholarship Committee.

Winners will be selected and notified by the C.S.I. Scholarship Committee. Applications shall be received until May 15th. The Scholarship Committee will make their selection on or before June 12th. The recipients shall receive the award at the June meeting of the Chapter.

APPLICATION

Application deadline will be April 15th annually, unless otherwise noted above. Applicants will only be accepted from students in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. Applicants are only eligible to receive one (1) scholarship.

AWARD

The recipient shall receive the award by having it directly applied to his/her account at the enrolled institution of higher learning. The award shall be presented by a representative of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter of C.S.I. The name of the recipient shall be publicized in any media deemed appropriate by the institute of higher learning and the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter of C.S.I.

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

The Committee shall function as a sub-committee of the Chapter Education Committee.

The Chairman of the Education Committee along with a minimum of two (2) other board approved members shall serve on this committee.

FUNDING

The Committee will solicit donations from members and companies to maintain a fund. A separate account shall be maintained by the committee in a local financial institution, in an interest bearing account. The fund is reported to the Chapter board of directors four (4) times per years by the Education Committee Chairman.

The Scholarship will request an amount of $3,000.00 annually be placed in the Scholarship Fund from the General Fund of the Chapter, upon approval of the Chapter board of directors.

To download an application, click here.

Return completed application, transcript, three (3) letters of reference, and letter of introduction no later than April 15 to:

Salvatore B. Verrastro, AIA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, NCARB
Spillman Farmer Architects
1720 Spillman Drive,
Suite 200
Bethlehem, PA  18015
Phone: 610-865-2621
Email:
 [email protected]

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