American Welding Society Scholarship

The future of the welding industry depends upon preparing the next generation to meet the challenges ahead through education. The Foundation offers educational programs to foster the growth, stature and professionalism of the welding industry.

AGC Education Foundation Scholarships

The AGC Education Foundation awards scholarships to high school and college students who are pursuing a career in the construction industry.

Building Association of Washington McKenzie Cowell Memorial Scholarship

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is proud to announce that the McKenzie Cowell Memorial scholarships are available to assist and encourage workforce training in the construction industry.  The BIAW is the voice of the housing industry in Washington with nearly 8,000 member companies, employing over 200,000 workers, making BIAW the largest trade association in the state. BIAW welcomes Washington residents to apply for a Scholarship, which may be used to fund almost any post-secondary education, i.e., college or vocational, public or private.

Scholarships are available on BIAW’s website at

Master Builders Career Connection (MBCC) Scholarships

Master Builders Career Connection (MBCC) continues to provide scholarships to students who are studying Construction Management at the University of Washington, Washington State University, Central Washington University, and local community colleges.

The Master Builders Career Connection is seeking new scholarship applicants interested in pursuing careers in residential construction. Students interested in applying for scholarships can also request one directly from Master Builders Career Connection at 

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Founders’ Scholarships

Each year, NAWIC awards over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs through their Undergraduate and Construction Trades Scholarships. Local NAWIC chapters also offer scholarships.

National Housing Endowment Scholarships

The National Housing Endowment supports construction education through various scholarship programs, including the Lee S. Evans Scholarship, Herman J. Smith Scholarship, Centex Home Build Your Future Scholarship, International Builders Show Scholarship, the NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship, as well as other Education Funds.

National Labor College Scholarships

Scholarships for Building Trades Members.  Sponsored by Union Plus, scholarships are available to members of eligible building trades unions who enroll and register in any of the online degree completion programs at the National Labor College.

National Metal Fabricator Scholarships

The Careers in Manufacturing Scholarship pays $100 per semester for a year to help students help pay for textbooks or other class materials.  Multiple scholarships are awarded at various schools.

Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council (WSBCTC) Scholarship

The WSBCTC offers the Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship, which is available to graduating high school seniors whose parent is a member of an affiliated union.