The Olympia Master Builders (OMB) Education Foundation is accepting applications for scholarship grants ranging up to $2500 to college or vocational/technical school-bound students, who currently reside within Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Pacific or Grays Harbor Counties.
Students intending to pursue studies leading to a career in the building industry such as: engineering, architecture, drafting, industrial design, carpentry, construction management, etc. are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must reside within Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Pacific or Grays Harbor counties and be a US citizen. Applications must be postmarked no later than than April 16, 2021. 2021 OMB Education Foundation Scholarship Application (fillable online) Please note: the new application for 2021, includes the change to allow for only two letters of recommendation rather than three as in years past.
* If you are selected as one of the top three candidates, you may be required to appear for an interview to be considered for the Ken Donohue Scholarship.
2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- Irvin Vicente: $1850 Vocational Recipient (Grays Harbor Community College)
- Logan Fry: $1850 Collegiate Recipient (Rochester High School)
- Lochlan Glass (North Thurston High School)
- Matthew Scheuber (Oregon State University)
- Jake Eko (Adna High School)
- Kayden Kelly (WF West High School)
- Jonathon Schade (Black Hills High School)
- Emma Leszezak (North Thurston High School)
- Ke’ianu Fualelei Trinidad (River Ridge High School)
- Maleaha Smith (Centralia Community College)
2019 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- Brandon Kim of Lacey – Mechanical Engineering at University of Washington
- Casey Smith of Olympia – Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University
- Zeb Chamberlain of Tenino – Construction Management at Central Washington University
- Gavin Utley of Lacey – Business at Central Washington University
- Julian Garcia of Yelm – Welding at Bates Technical College
- Logan Gwinn of Olympia – Architecture, Engineering & Construction at South Puget Sound Community College
- Maleaha Smith of Oakville – Construction Management at Centralia College
- Matthew Wagner-Anderson of Montesano – Carpentry & Computer Science at Grays Harbor Community College
- Matthew Scheuber of Chehalis – Forest & Civil Engineering at Oregon State University
- Morgan Trotter of Chehalis – Business & Real Estate at Centralia College
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Contact Jill Williams at email@example.com or (360) 754-0912 for additional information.
BIAW Education Program Scholarship
The purpose of the BIAW Education Program Scholarship is to recognize students pursuing a career in the homebuilding industry. BIAW recognizes education as the very core of our industry, and the scholarship program supports students who have selected home building as their life’s work. BIAW scholarship recipients are announced mid-year and recognized in their monthly magazine, Building Insight, and posted on their website. If you have questions about the scholarship, contact BIAW at 360-352-7800.
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