RCI-IIBEC Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist students currently enrolled in an accredited program of architecture, construction, building sciences, or engineering related to building sciences.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants of the RCI-IIBEC Foundation Scholarship Program award must be:
RCI-IIBEC Foundation employees and their family members are not eligible.
The RCI Lewis W. Newlan Award is for undergraduate or graduate study.
Robert W. Lyons Award is for undergraduate study only.
Robert W. Lyons Award
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award:
RCI Lewis W. Newlan Award
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award:
Maximum lifetime award for any recipient is $12,500. A recipient may not be granted both awards in any given year.
Awards can be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies only. Awards may not be deferred.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of RCI-IIBEC Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of RCI-IIBEC Foundation. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
Also as part of your application, two online recommendations provided as letters must be submitted on your behalf. Recommendations must be submitted no later than April 12, 2023 3:00 pm CT.
Both recommenders must be adults and cannot be a relative of the applicant.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.
*Scholarship America and RCI-IIBEC Foundation recognize and respect your desire for privacy. Please note that information submitted is encrypted, protected and considered confidential. Information is handled only by authorized persons at Scholarship America.