Fred Perry and Gifford Shaw have established a scholarship program to assist current undergraduates pursuing a degree and career in the homebuilding and construction industries.
The 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.
Applicants to The Takeoff Scholarship Program must:
Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and plan to enroll at one of the following schools in order to be considered:
Scholarship America will select finalists on the basis of:
All finalists selected must demonstrate financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America.
From the list of qualified finalists, the sponsor will select the recipients. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to two (2) awards will be granted for each cycle. All awards will be paid out in January 2024.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Recipients may receive mentorship and networking opportunities as determined by Sponsor.
All applicants will be notified in February.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of all sponsors and donors. Payments are made in 1 installment in Spring 2024.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 19, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.