The Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) Scholarship Foundation, a private foundation established by the PLCA, has established the C. Paul Evans Scholarship Program to assist children, stepchildren, or grandchildren of full-time employees of Regular or Associate Members of the PLCA. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university or graduate school of the student’s choice.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the C. Paul Evans PLCA Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an $8,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted.
Two (2) of the twenty scholarships awarded will be made to applicants who have Engineering and/or Construction Management major listed on their application. If there are no applicants with either major listed, these two scholarship will revert back to the original selection process. Only one (1) award per Member Company per year.
Awards are renewable up to three years on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and maintaining full-time enrollment at a four-year college, university or graduate school. No recipient may receive more than $32,000 in total (including renewals).
Continued affiliation and dependency with a member of the PLCA is not required for continuation of the scholarship.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of PLCA play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in April.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the PLCA Scholarship Foundation. Payments are made in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than January 12, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.