Scholarship Opportunities Available

Deadline to apply for the academic year 2022-2023 is April 30, 2022. 

North Carolina Home Builders Educational Foundation, Inc.

The North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. accepts applications for its college scholarships each year between January and April.  The foundation awards scholarships based on a combination of need and merit to four-year college students entering their junior or senior year and technical school students entering their second year who have declared their major in a construction-related field.

To be eligible a student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be nominated by an NCHBA member firm.
  2. Nominees shall be immediate family members of NCHBA member firms, related by blood, (i.e. children, step-children or grandchildren).
  3. Students related by marriage, (ie. son-in-law, daughter-in-law, etc.) shall not be eligible.
  4. Immediate family members of any current trustee of the NCHB Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. shall not be eligible.
  5. Awards are for one year, but scholarship winners may submit a renewal application and be considered for renewal if they make satisfactory progress in their studies.
  6. Only full-time students will be considered. NCHBA defines a full-time student as one taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

Applications For 2022-2023 Now Being Accepted

Download An Application

Application Information

Nomination Form

Submission Guidelines/General Info

Renewal Application

Renewal Information

Deadline To Submit – April 30, 2022

Questions? Contact Tracie Garrett by email or call 919-676-9090

Other Scholarships Available

NC Professional Women in Building Scholarship – $500

  • For females pursuing a degree in a construction-related field

Caleb’s Endowment – $500

  • For students who also meet the NCHBA scholarship guidelines and would qualify as a special needs student

Sean Sullivan Tradesperson Scholarship – $500

  • For students attending community college or trade school, in their second year and majoring in one of the trades supporting the residential construction industry. 

*Student does not need to be related to NCHBA member but must be nominated by current NCHBA member

James Michael Carpenter NCSU Scholarship – up to $10,000

  • For students that are rising Junior or Senior at NCSU majoring in a construction-related field with a firm intent to enter the construction industry.

*Student does not need to be related to NCHBA member but must be nominated by current NCHBA member

Rick Judson/NCHBA/National Housing Endowment Residential Construction Scholarship – award varies

  • For East Coast Carolina students pursuing a major in Construction Management

*The application process for this scholarship is through ECU and eligibility is different from other scholarships listed above. You can find more information on the ECU website