Tech Schools and Community Colleges
MCC is dedicated to advancing education, technical practice, scientific investigation and research into cast-in-place concrete materials and construction by organizing the efforts of its members as a non-profit service organization. Individual memberships and member companies
represent design, construction and support industries associated with reinforced and post-tensioned concrete construction throughout Minnesota. MCC members have national and international presence in the design, construction, forensic, materials, QA/QC and construction fields. The organization is committed to keeping its members on the leading edge of technology as it relates to their respective disciplines via
continuing education programs, networking opportunities and research.
As MCC has grown as an organization, so has its commitment to encouraging students to pursue careers in concrete related fields and to enhance the level of professionalism and industry engagement of those students.
Two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis to community college / technical institution students. In addition, MCC will provide a complimentary one year MCC student membership and complimentary registration 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 postsecondary Minnesota school (Community College or Vocational/Technical Institution).
Student must be pursuing an education in technical fields associated with the cast-in-place concrete industry, such as an interest in concrete materials and/or concrete construction.
SUBMISSION PROCESS AND TIMELINE
- Applications may be downloaded from the MCC website (www.mnconcretecouncil.com) or by e-mailing Margaret Mills, Administrator of the Minnesota Concrete Council. 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 Vocational/Technical Scholarship 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.
The MCC Scholarship Committee will review applications from qualified students and rank the students based on their proven interest in the
advancement of concrete.
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 Community College or Technical School to document course work
• Letters of recommendation