SICA Howard Strong Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 10

The SICA student scholarship applicant must be currently attending an educational institution with plans to work in the construction industry; including High School and College/University students. Proof of enrollment will be required.


Regardless of category, all applicants must be a permanent resident within the Southern Interior region of British Columbia. To enter, all applicants will be required to provide:

A) An essay demonstrating interest and involvement in the Construction Industry

B) A letter of reference from a current employer or instructor. Individuals applying for the Employee Award must submit a letter of reference from a current SICA member

The content of your essay and/or video should aim to address the following questions:

A) Why did you choose to pursue a career in construction?

B) How will you use your studies to better our region?

C) What are the barriers facing students wishing to pursue a career in construction?

D) Where do you see the construction industry in 10 years?

All applications will be evaluated based on:

Academic Achievement (10 points)
Extracurricular Activity (35 points)
Essay/Video Answers (55 points)
Total: 100 points

All answers (essay or video) will be graded on:

Content (20 points)
Communication (15 points)
Creativity (10 points)
Overall Presentation (10 points)
Total: 55 points

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