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Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) Founder Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Remedial Construction Services L.P. (RECON) was founded in 1989 by Steve Birdwell to meet the growing demand for specialized construction services. Over the years, it has grown to be the industry leader in environmental remediation, geotechnical construction and mine reclamation projects across North America, with a reputation for providing innovative solutions to complex environmental challenges.

The RECON Founder Scholarship was established to honor Steve’s dedication to the company, and to help the children of employees pursue their education. After more than 30 years, we remain thankful and grateful for Steve’s service and the opportunity to offer the renewable scholarship year after year.

The RECON Founder renewable scholarship is offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. The scholarship is designed to assist the children of employees who plan to continue their education after high school in vocational-technical school, two-year or four-year college. Scholarships are administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and education support programs. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) Founder Scholarship must be:

  • Dependent* children of current, full-time Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) employees.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children or children placed for adoption, including foster children.
  • High school seniors or recent high school graduates who have not yet enrolled at a postsecondary institution.
  • Planning to enroll for the first time in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Amounts
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. One (1) award will be granted each year.

Awards may be renewed for up to two additional years. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, maintaining full-time enrollment (12 credits minimum per term), and continuation of the program by Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON)

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON). Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, 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 Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Applicants will be notified by April 30, 2021. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 5, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

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