ALACHUA, Fla.— NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative have recently partnered with the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) to create a unique scholarship opportunity for individuals pursuing a career in construction through craft and technical programs.

This new scholarship program will annually award five scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each. These funds are available exclusively for NTHS student members who are currently studying a construction-related discipline. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on their academic merit, and students will have the chance to apply for this financial assistance beginning October 1st. Students can submit their scholarship application at nths.org/scholarships.

Recognizing their shared interest in supporting students who have chosen a career and technical education pathway, NCCER and BYF are proud to partner with NTHS. The NCCER & BYF/NTHS Scholarship can help bridge the skills gap in the construction industry by providing financial help to those seeking craft training. For more information, please visit byf.org/scholarships

About NCCER — NCCER is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum with portable credentials and to help address the skilled construction workforce shortage. NCCER is recognized by the industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional. For more information, visit nccer.org or contact NCCER customer service at 888.622.3720.

About Build Your Future – Build Your Future (BYF) is NCCER’s national image enhancement and recruitment initiative for the construction industry. Its mission is to recruit the next generation of craft professionals by making career and technical education a priority in secondary schools, shifting negative public perception about careers in the construction industry and providing a path from ambition, to training, to job placement as a craft professional. BYF provides a number of resources to assist industry, education and military organizations in achieving these goals. For more information, visit byf.org. 

About the National Technical Honor Society — NTHS was established in 1984 with the purpose of honoring student achievement and leadership in Career and Technical Education. They have awarded over $2 million in scholarships, and endeavor to enhance and enrich the career opportunities of their members. With chapters in both secondary and post-secondary schools across the country, the National Technical Honor Society is the national leader in providing recognition for excellence in Career and Technical Education. NTHS serves over 80,000 student members throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories, and is based in Flat Rock, NC. For more information, visit nths.org.

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