MCC is committed to encouraging students to pursue careers in concrete-related fields and to enhance the level of professionalism and industry engagement of our Minnesota students. In the past, scholarships were awarded every year to undergraduate engineering students by the Minnesota Concrete Council through the Minnesota Professional Engineers Foundation (MPEF), the non-profit, charitable foundation of MnSPE. MCC now administrates its own $3,500 scholarship for engineers.
A $3,500 scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to construction management, construction engineering, estimating and construction administration students.
In addition, MCC will provide a complimentary one year MCC student membership and complimentary registrations for all MCC continuing education opportunities to the scholarship winner for one year.
Student’s home address must be in Minnesota OR student must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary Minnesota school (College or University).
Student must be pursuing an education in technical/professional fields associated with the cast-in-place concrete industry (Engineering and Geological or Material Sciences).
Student must have an interest in concrete materials and/or concrete frame construction.
SUBMISSION PROCESS AND TIMELINE
Completed applications and essay must be received by December 1, 2018.
Selected applicants will be interviewed in person or by web connection by January 15, 2019.
The MCC scholarship(s) will be awarded at an MCC continuing education program in the winter/spring 2019.
The scholarship recipients are expected to attend a minimum of one MCC continuing education program sometime in the 2019 school year
Applicants will be evaluated on:
• Involvement in concrete related activities
• Involvement in professional student organizations
• Involvement in extra-curricular activities
• Work experience – both concrete and non-concrete related (such as internships and research in concrete related fields)
• Written essay
• Transcript from College or University to document course work
• Letters of recommendation