How to Apply for Scholarships

  • Visit the Financial Aid Website
  • Scroll down about halfway to an Announcement Box that says Scholarship Central. Click on that.
  • At Scholarship Central, type in Building Construction in the search box and all the BC scholarships should appear for viewing.
  • You can view all the scholarships, but you only need to fill out the BC General Scholarship. Click on Building Construction General Scholarship. Look at the bottom of the box to this, "You will be automatically considered based on your completed General Application. To complete the General Application, please sign in."
  • Sign in then take considerable time and care to prepare your scholarship application.

Completing all components of the Building Construction General Scholarship application will ensure that you will be considered for any scholarship for which you are eligible. General Scholarship Application deadline is April 1, 2019. 

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 & Nannie 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.




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

      2018 - 2019 Awards Report

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 1st. 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: