AGC NYS Diesel Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,500
Awards Available: 3
Award Deadline: May 3, 2024

AGC offers two to three $ 1,500-$2500 scholarships annually for students studying Diesel Technology. The scholarship is contingent upon the student maintaining a 2.5 GPA pursuing a major in Diesel Technology as a full-time student.  Applicants must be New York State Residents but can be attending a school outside of New York. An online application, three evaluations and an official transcript are required.

Click here to complete an online application.  DUE MAY 3, 2024.

Applications are due the first Friday in May. The application should be filled out online.  If you don’t complete the application on your first attempt, you will be emailed a link to where you left off.

Scholarship Rules and Regulations

A.Eligible students are defined as those who are:

  1. In their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of a two or four-year program.
  2. Seriously intent upon a career in the construction equipment industry.
  3. Applicant MUST pursue an associate's or bachelors degree in diesel technology.
  4. Enrolled full-time and carrying 12 undergraduate credit hours.
  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.

B. A completed application consists of:

  1. Fully completed online application.
  2. Three evaluation forms: any combination of college faculty or college academic advisors, employers or adults not related to the applicant and preferably in the industry.
  3. Official transcript of all college grades received to date. Transcripts downloaded off the web will not be considered official. Students with a GPA below 2.5 will not be considered. (It is expected that the last grades of most applicants will be Fall 2024)

C. Awards

  1. Scholarships will be in the amount of $1,500-$2500 per student per year. All scholarships are contingent upon the student maintaining a GPA of 2.50 and pursuing a major in diesel technology as a fulltime student.
  2. Applications will be reviewed and winners determined by the Selection Committee of the AGC Scholarship & Student Chapters Committee, which will consider applicants’ interest in the construction industry, grades, extracurricular activities, employment experience and adult evaluations.
  3. Finalists will be notified in June 2024.
  4. One-half of the scholarship will be sent to the student in August. The other half will be awarded in December.
  5. Scholarship recipients will be required to submit Spring 2024 semester grades by October 1, 2025. Failure to do so could result in disqualification from the program and repayment of the scholarship money.

D. Miscellaneous

  1. Applicants will receive e-mail notification from the Chapter office when their scholarship application has been received in full. Questions can go to Brendan Manning at or (518) 456-1134.
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