Various scholarships are available to students pursuing the Building Construction degree at Virginia Tech. Click on the scholarship criteria line to see the descriptions and specific requirements of each scholarship.

How to Apply for Scholarships

Use the General Scholarship Application link on the right to apply for all BC department scholarships. Completing all components of the application will ensure that you will be considered for any scholarship for which you are eligible. General Scholarship Application due March 1, 2018. 

Department Scholarships 

  • Cecil & Shirlee Maxson Scholarship
  • Clark Construction Scholarship
  • Construction Financial Management Association, Greater Washington Chapter
  • EDC Scholarship
  • Hazel-Pruitt Scholarship Malm Family Scholarship
  • Hensel-Phelps Scholarship
  • HITT Contracting Scholarship
  • Malm Family Scholarship
  • M David Jester Scholarship
  • Northern Virginia Builders Association Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Peter C Snyder Memorial Scholarship
  • Richard D. Bishop Scholarship
  • Robert H & Janice G Wells Scholarship
  • Ron Wakefield Scholarship
  • Thomas & Nnnie Beavers Scholarship
  • Vincent J. Cilimberg Scholarship
  • William L. Favrao, Jr. Scholarship
  • Yvan Beliveau Scholarship
  • Don Z. Filson Scholarship


External Scholarship Offerings

External offerings made independent of the department are sent out to students via the student listserv. They each require a separate application and have varying deadlines.


General Scholarship Application



The Department of Building Construction is fortunate to have several endowed and annual scholarship offerings. 

2017 - 2018 Awards Report

2016 - 2017 Awards Report

2015 - 2016 Awards Report

2014 - 2015 Awards Report

2013-2014 Awards Report

2012-2013 Awards Report

2011-2012 Awards Report

2010-2011 Awards Report

Visit VT's financial aid pages for more scholarship opportunities: 

VT Financial Aid



In order to be considered for any need-based scholarship, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2016. Students must show need eligibility based on the results of the FAFSA. Failure to do so in a timely manner may result in loss of scholarship award. 

How FAFSA Works

The following is a video from the Kahn Academy that explains what FAFSA is and the processing procedure for the application: