AGC New York State Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 20
Award Deadline: May 3, 2024

Since 1988, the Chapter has distributed just under $1.6 Million in the form of 669 scholarships to New York based college students working towards a degree in construction or construction-related engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) at colleges or universities. The Chapter awards $2500-$5000 undergraduate and graduate scholarships each July.

Applicants must be New York State Residents but can be attending a school outside of New York.  Applicants must be entering the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of a two- or four-year college. Applicants must be seriously intent upon a career in the building, highway or utility construction industry. Applicant must pursue a Bachelor or Associate degree in construction or construction-related engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) and have at least a 2.50 G.P.A. Students must reapply each year up to three years of undergraduate study; many of our winners each year are repeat winners.  Graduate students are also eligible for a one-year scholarship if they are studying full time for an advanced construction- related and are intent upon a career in the industry.

An online application, three evaluations and an official transcript are required.

Scholarship Rules and Regulations

A. Eligible students are defined as those who are:

  1. In their 1st year of college and entering the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of a two, four or five-year program or entering the first year of a graduate- level program.
  2. Seriously intent upon a career in the construction industry.
  3. Applicant MUST pursue a bachelor’s or master's degree in construction or construction-related engineering.
  4. Enrolled full time and carrying 12 undergraduate credit hours or 9 for some graduate programs.
  5. A U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States.
  6. A New York resident. However, applicants can be pursuing their degree at a college or university outside of New York State.

Note: Graduate students who win a scholarship are not eligible to reapply for a second year, undergraduates may reapply each year. Students may not win more than four times (3 times as an undergraduate and once as a graduate student).

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