Falls Church, Va. — Applications are being accepted for scholarships awarded through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. In 2016, up to 39 scholarships totaling $85,000 are available. The major scholarship award sponsors are A. O. Smith Water Heaters, Bradford White Corporation, Delta Faucet Company, RIDGID, State Water Heaters, and the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund.
Contractor business owners who pay their employees’ costs to attend an apprenticeship program are encouraged to have their top apprentices apply for scholarships. Every win boosts the confidence of the apprentice and helps to free up additional funds for company apprentice training.
Applicants must be apprentices or college students pursuing a course of study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. For complete information and application forms, students can visit phccfoundation.org/scholarships or call the PHCC Educational Foundation at (800) 533-7694. Applications and complete supporting materials are due no later than May 1, 2016.