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Foundation Scholarships Winners Announced

The NPCA Foundation recently announced its 2022 Foundation Scholarship recipients. These four students were selected for having demonstrated an interest in a career within or related to the precast concrete industry.

Each student is required to be sponsored by an NPCA member in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

The 2022 undergraduate scholarship recipients are:
Maddox Shoaf, Guilford Technical Community College. Sponsored by Shoaf Precast Inc., Lexington, N.C.
Leah Helmer, Louisiana State University. Sponsored by Precast Supply Co. Inc., Concord, N.C.
Erik Bermudez, California State University-Chico. Sponsored by Jensen Precast, Sacramento, Calif.

The 2022 Daneen Barbour Graduate Scholarship recipient is Jose Duran, Idaho State University, who was sponsored by Oldcastle Precast, Ogden, Utah.

Applications are now being accepted for 2023 scholarships. The due date for these applications is March 10, 2023.

Foundation Board Seeking New Members

The NPCA Foundation is accepting applications to join its Board of Directors.

Being a member of the Foundation Board is an opportunity to give back to the industry and help develop the next generation of precasters and specifiers.

The Foundation is involved with:
• NPCA Foundation Student Competition
• Grants to universities throughout the United States to create precast-specific curriculum
• Scholarships and internships
• Fundraising to support the Foundation’s initiatives
• Sponsor of ASCE Concrete Canoe competition

Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. Click below to download the application.

Opportunities for Students

Apply for a Concrete Canoe Scholarship
NPCA and the NPCA Foundation are proud supporters of the ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition.  The scholarship is open to schools participating in the regional or national ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition, and the funds can be used to help with any competition-related expenses, such as construction materials or competition-related travel. Applications are due Sept. 30, 2022.
Click here to download the application.
A list of the 2021 winners can be found here.

2023 Student Design Competition Entry Form Now Available
The NPCA Foundation Student Competition provides a unique opportunity to engage students and academia with the precast concrete industry. Under the guidance of an academic advisor/professor and an NPCA member mentor, students compete in teams to solve real-world problems using precast concrete as the solution.
After teams submit their entries to a panel of judges for review, the top teams are invited to present their entries to the industry at The Precast Show 2023 in Columbus, Ohio, where a winning team is chosen.
Click here to learn more.

Apply Today!