ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced that applications are being accepted for the 2015-16 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program. The merit-based scholarship is available to NRCA contractor or supplier member employees and their families to assist in furthering their education in pursuit of careers in the roofing or building construction industries.
Applicants to the scholarship program must be full-time employees of an NRCA-member company or their dependent children or spouses with a minimum of one year of full-time employment with their companies as of the application deadline date. High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at a two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for an entire academic year are also eligible.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record; potential to succeed; leadership and participation in school and community activities; honors; work experience; a statement of career goals and aspirations; and an outside appraisal.
Each recipient will receive a $5,000 award that is renewable for up to three years of undergraduate study or until a bachelor’s degree is earned provided the awards are renewed annually and recipients maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
For more information, visit www.roofingindustryalliance.net.