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OHIO CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION – EASTERN OHIO CHAPTER
ANNUAL FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
B.S. /B.A. Degree Programs
The Ohio Contractors Association is “the voice” of the heavy and highway industry in
Ohio. The members profit from such benefits as political representation, safety
programs, contract interpretation, and education/training programs. The Ohio
Contractors Association – Eastern Ohio Chapter Scholarship is a one-year scholarship
awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in the heavy and
highway construction industry and has an interest in staying in Ohio upon graduation.
ELIGIBILITY:
1. The student must be a citizen of the United States and be a student in a Bachelor
degree program in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction
Management or a related area at the time of submitting this scholarship application
and receiving the award.
2. Preference is to be given to Ohio residents and to those students who have shown
an interest in the heavy/highway construction industry.
3. All sections of the application form packet must be completed and returned to the
Ohio Contractors Association by Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Incomplete
application packets will not be considered.
CRITERIA:
1. Selection of scholarship winners will be based upon the submission of a fully
completed application.
2. The students must have two College/University Recommendation Forms (enclosed)
completed by professors/instructors and returned to OCA by Wednesday, October
5, 2016.
3. The students should provide the names of other scholarships or grants applied for
and the status of their award.
4. Students are encouraged (but not required) to include a recommendation from an
OCA member company or individual.
5. There should be a demonstrated intent to remain in Ohio after graduation, and seek
permanent employment with an OCA member company.
6. The applicant must demonstrate scholastic ability.
7. Student participation in extracurricular activities should be provided for
consideration.
8. An official college/university transcript shall be sent with this application (student
copies of transcripts will not be accepted).
9. Funds will be made available for the 2016/2017 academic year.
AWARD NOTIFICATION: A member of the Executive Committee will notify the
successful applicant(s) by Friday, October 14. Scholarship will be awarded at the
Eastern Ohio OCA Sporting Clays Shoot scheduled for October 21 at Upland Valley in
Carrollton.
OHIO CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION – EASTERN OHIO CHAPTER
ANNUAL TWO YEAR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The Ohio Contractors Association is “the voice” of the heavy and highway industry in
Ohio. The members profit from such benefits as political representation, safety
programs, contract interpretation, and education/training programs. The Ohio
Contractors Association – Eastern Ohio Chapter Scholarship is a one-year scholarship
awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in the heavy and
highway construction industry and has an interest in staying in Ohio upon graduation.
ELIBIGILITY: The individual shall be enrolled in a 2-year Construction Technology,
Construction Management or related field of study.
The award will be based on the applicant’s merit potential and demonstrated interest in
the construction industry. The Scholarship Committee comprised of several members
of the Executive Committee for the Eastern Ohio Chapter of the OCA will determine the
dollar amount to be awarded based upon the application.
CRITERIA: All applicants must submit a completed application packet containing the
following information by Wednesday, October 5, 2016:
1.
A completed application form, signed and dated by both the applicant and the
OCA member
2.
An official grade transcript (no copies)
3.
Applicants are required to have two completed College University
Recommendation Forms
4.
Applicants are encouraged (but not required) to include a recommendation from
an OCA member company or individual
5.
Lists of all extracurricular activities of which the applicant is involved
AWARD NOTIFICATION: A member of the Executive Committee will notify the
successful applicant(s) by Friday, October 14. Scholarship will be awarded at the
Eastern Ohio OCA Sporting Clays Shoot scheduled for October 21 at Upland Valley in
Carrollton.
COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATION FORM
Scholarship Candidate
Ohio Contractors Association – Eastern Ohio Chapter
Date:
_____________________________________ (must be received by Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016)
Student Name: ______________________________________________________________
Dear University/College Representative:
Thank you for taking time to complete this evaluation form for the above-named student. Your
assessment, as an educator, is very important to us. It will be beneficial to members of the OCA Eastern
Ohio Chapter Education Committee during the process of selecting candidates for this scholarship
award.
We appreciate your willingness to participate in the scholarship application process.
EVALUATION FORM
On a scale of one to five, indicate your perception of student performance (one being least favorable,
five being most favorable). Please circle the appropriate number.
Student preparation for class work
(low) 1
2
nonapplicable _____
3
4
5
(high)
cannot answer _____
(low) 1
2
nonapplicable _____
3
4
5
(high)
cannot answer _____
Student participation in class discussion
Student involvement in extra credit, extracurricular class activities
(low) 1
2
3
nonapplicable _____
4
5
(high)
cannot answer _____
Community service involvement of student
(low) 1
2
nonapplicable _____
4
5
(high)
cannot answer _____
3
To your knowledge, does student have any part time or full time employment responsibilities?
Yes  No 
nonapplicable _____ cannot answer _____
Comments on the student’s academic situation:
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
-2Evaluate student interest in working in the heavy and highway construction industry
(low) 1
2
3
4
5
(high)
nonapplicable _____
cannot answer _____
Where, in your opinion, does the student place in overall ability as compared with other students?
91
80
89
87
67
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100
90
79
68
0
percentile
percentile
percentile
percentile
percentile
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Any other comments you wish the committee to know regarding the applicant.
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
Your Name:
_____________________________
Title: __________________________
University/College Program: _____________________________________________________
Telephone: __________________________
Email address: _______________________
Return application via email to: [email protected]
Or Mail to:
OHIO CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
Melanie Kitchen, Director, Chapter Development
1313 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215
OCA Eastern Ohio Chapter Scholarship – Deadline Wednesday, October 5, 2016
OHIO CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
EASTERN OHIO CHAPTER
Scholarship - Application Form
Name: _____________________________
Application Date: ____________
E-mail Address: _______________________________
Permanent Address: _________________________________________________________________
Street
_________________________________________________________________
City
State
Zip
Permanent Phone: _________________________________________
Name of Parent or Guardian: __________________________________
ACADEMIC INFORMATION
Name of Current College/Technical School: _____________________________________
Overall GPA: ____________
What is your current area of study or present major? Why did you choose this particular field of study?
List any other scholarships or grants you have applied for and their status.
List any hobbies or extra-curricular interests.
What is your current source of college funding?
Please summarize your work history, listing places of employment, dates of employment, and names of
supervisors. Please specify if any job was in the construction industry, and what work you performed.
Identify a person in your community who you admire and why.
Identify a long term goal you have that you feel may be beneficial in improving the quality of life for
people in your community.
What are your plans after graduation?
Why do you wish to be considered for this scholarship?
IF ADDITIONAL SPACE IS REQUIRED, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.
Please attach a current resume and fees receipt to
confirm enrollment in College/Technical School.
OCA Scholarship - Deadline: OCTOBER 5, 2016
RETURN APPLICATION TO:
OHIO CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
Melanie Kitchen, Eastern Ohio Chapter Scholarship
1313 Dublin Road
Columbus, Ohio 43215
E-mail of application is permissible: [email protected]
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