Construction estimating software developer HCSS has launched its Construction Intern Awards, which awards a total of $22,000 in college scholarships to students in construction-related fields.
The top winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship and be named Construction Intern of the Year. Four additional finalists – two large company and two small company – will each get a $3,000 scholarship, along with the chance to win other prizes. Eligible internships include any construction internships of at least two months in length that occurred during the 2014-2015 school year or summer 2015.
Entrants must have been enrolled in a college, university or trade school for the 2014-2015 school year. The Construction Intern Awards contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, all U.S. territories and legal residents of Canada who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. The contest is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.
To enter, student must completed a brief questionnaire including a summary of their work at constructioninternawards.com. Entries must be completed by Sept. 30 and will be voted on by an expert panel.
The panel includes: Pete Ruane, CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA); Steve Sandherr, CEO of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC); Carl Heinlein, safety consultant with ACIG; Rick Schwer, vice president and publisher of SGC Group; Janice Tuchman, editor in chief of ENR Magazine; Stuart Binstock, CEO of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA); Michael Holland, president of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE); Lori Brown, president of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC); Bill Hillman, CEO of the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA); and Marcia Gruver Doyle, editorial director, Randall-Reilly.
In addition to scholarship awards, HCSS will be giving away several smaller prizes throughout the contest.