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Southern Illinois Builders Association Awards $25,000 In Scholarships

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The Southern Illinois Builders Association awarded ten scholarships this year. Congratulations to: Blake Branz, O’Fallon, IL; Jacob Dreyer, O’Fallon, IL; Josie Hogue, Maryville, IL; Levi James, Mt. Carmel, IL; Kelsie Jeffries, Collinsville, IL; Jason Koerkenmeier, St. Rose, IL; Lucas Koopmann, Breese, IL; Zackery Korte, Highland, IL; Damian Pohlman, Hardin, IL; and Stephen Schniers, Highland, IL. Contact Donna at 618-624-9055 for additional information on the scholarship program. Thanks to the SIBA Education Committee for their assistance: Gregg Korte; Mike Boucher; Dave Birk; Mike Gould; and Phil Kingdon.

SIBA solicits candidates for the SIBA Scholarships in the fall and requests that information be submitted by mid-November in order for the SIBA Education Committee to meet and make their selections. To be eligible for an SIBA Scholarship. candidates must be pursuing a degree in the field of Construction Management / Construction Related Engineering / Architectural. To obtain a complete list of requirements for the SIBA scholarships, please contact Donna at the SIBA office 618-624-9055.

Photo Above: Left to Right: Kelsie Jeffries; Lucas Koopmann; Stephen Schniers; Jacob Dreyer; Blake Branz; Damian Pohlman; and Jason Koerkenmeier. Not pictured: Josie Hogue; Levi James; and Zackery Korte.

SIBA Scholarships to be Awarded

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WHO: The Education Committee, Scholarship Committee, Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Southern Illinois Builders Association.

WHAT: Individuals who have a career goal in the Construction Management / Construction Related Engineering / Architectural fields and are planning to enroll as a full-time student and maintain full-time student status (12 hour minimum). Applicants were required to show evidence that they were related to an individual employed full-time by an SIBA Member firm for a minimum of 2 years.

WHEN: Deadline to submit application and related materials is November 10, 2017

WHERE: Southern Illinois Builders Association Office, 1468 Green Mount Road, O’Fallon, Illinois

Contact Donna Richter or Kristin McCaw at SIBA to receive requirements and guidelines to apply for this scholarship (618) 624-9055.

American Society of Concrete Contractors Awards Scholarships

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The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Education, Research and Development Foundation has awarded three scholarships to students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program. James Martin and Dimitry Petrov attend Middle Tennessee State University, Murpheesboro, TN and Jordan NuQue attends California State University, Chico, CA. Each received $5,000.

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must be enrolled full time in the CIM program and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

The ASCC Foundation was created in 1989 to fund education and research that advances the quality and productivity of concrete construction.

MOWIT to provide scholarships to Women Building Nations 2017

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 The world’s largest tradeswomen conference is set again for Chicago, October 13 – 15.  Registration is now open!

WOMEN BUILD NATIONS is for women of all ages and all skill levels who work, or aspire to work, in the construction trades. Whether you are a pre-apprentice or a seasoned journeyperson, this conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with tradeswomen from around the country and the world.

WOMEN BUILD NATIONS speaks to every tradeswoman’s needs, offering workshops and plenary sessions facilitated by tradeswomen and featuring union leaders, apprenticeship coordinators, contractors and elected officials. Workshop tracks include, but are not limited to, Recruitment & Retention; Leadership Development; Policy/Politics and Beyond the Tools.

MOWIT is providing a block of shared rooms and registration for up to 12 area tradeswomen,  and CLUW is providing an additional 5 registration fees!

You can apply for these scholarships by sending a brief essay on why you want to go to info@mowit.org by Sunday, August 6th.  We will be reviewing these applications and begin selection of recipients August 7th!  For more information please call us at (636) 926-6948.

​Here is a link to the Conference home page.


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