National Housing Endowment Scholarships

The National Housing Endowment announced the following scholarship opportunities for the 2014-2015 academic year

Pulte/National Housing Endowment “Build Your Future” Scholarship: DUE MARCH 14, 2014

The Pulte Group established the Pulte Group/National Housing Endowment Build Your Future Scholarship in 1999. These scholarships provide tuition assistance to undergraduate students pursuing careers in the building industry. The scholarship fund was created to assist in addressing the pressing need for educating and training managers in the building industry. The vision and mission of this program is to establish a permanent source of scholarship funding to help students nationwide achieve their career goals.

The NAHB Professional Women in Building/National Housing Endowment “Strategies for Success” Scholarship: DUE MARCH 14, 2014

The NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship Fund encourages students to further their education in housing industry related programs. It was initiated in 2001 by NAHB Professional Women in Building Past National President Deborah Ferland and Austin Ferland and is supported through the generosity of Professional Women in Building members, individuals, and corporations. Up to $2,000 can be awarded to a full time student pursuing education in a building-related course of study, such as construction management, construction technology, civil engineering, architecture, design, or any of the trade specialties at the college or university they attend. The scholarship award may be used to pay tuition, fees, and/or books.

Herman J. Smith/National Housing Endowment Scholarship: DUE MAY 2, 2014

Herman J. Smith, a builder and developer in Tarrant County, Texas, and surrounding areas held numerous leadership positions in state and local home builder associations and as President of the National Association of Home Builders during his long career. He was inducted into the National Association of Home Builders’ Housing Hall of Fame in 1987. His philanthropic contributions throughout the years benefited his church, his community, his industry, and his peers. His dedicated leadership and his exemplary life will remain as an inspiration to all those lives he touched during his lifetime. In keeping with his favorite motto, “always leave the woodpile higher than you found it,” this scholarship fund commemorates an outstanding Texas and housing icon, Herman J. Smith.

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