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California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) Scholarship - $5,000

posted Mar 23, 2012, 6:50 PM by Urban Planning Coalition SJSU
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF), founded in 1978 as a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization, serves the homebuilding industry by providing scholarships, research and educational professional development programs for California’s homebuilding and construction industries. It is the presenter of California homebuilding industry’s top award, Hall of Fame.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  1. The applicant must be accepted by and enrolled in an approved institution of higher education or accredited institution for vocational training.
  2. The applicant must be enrolled in a building‐related curriculum.
  3. The applicant has achieved a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  4. The applicant exhibits good character.
  5. Applicant must be able to attend the CHF Hall of Fame Awards dinner on June 26, 2012, at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco to accept scholarship award.
SELECTION CRITERIA
Applicants are evaluated on the following criteria:
  1. Financial need (for educational purposes)
  2. Career goals
  3. Academic achievement
  4. Employment history
  5. Extra curricular activities
  6. Recommendations
OBLIGATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
  1. To enroll and maintain a satisfactory GPA at an approved college, university or accredited institution for vocational training.
  2. To pursue a course of study that will qualify the applicant for a professional career in the building industry.
  3. To conduct oneself in a manner that exemplifies good character.
  4. Required to report to CHF annually as to academic progress and/or employment status upon graduation.

PROCESS
  1. Complete the application.
  2. Applicant must write a brief statement about themselves including their educational and career intentions.
  3. Applicant must secure two letters of recommendation from two adults: one teacher or professor within the last two years and an adult from work‐related experience (other than a
  4. relative) who can offer personal references for the applicant.  
  5. Applicant’s high school or college transcript must accompany application.

AWARD INFORMATION
  1. The “Hall of Fame” Scholarship award amount is $5,000
  2. Applications will be reviewed and finalists selected by the CHF Scholarship Committee.
  3. All applicants advancing to the level of Finalist might be interviewed by the CHF Scholarship Committee.
  4. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the recipient and mailed directly to the recipient’s
  5. institution of higher learning.

Completed applications must be received by May 15, 2012. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Terri Brunson at CHF @ (916) 340‐3330 or tbrunson@mychf.org. Applications will be forwarded to the CHF Scholarship Committee.  
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Urban Planning Coalition SJSU,
Mar 23, 2012, 6:50 PM
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