Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a non-profit Service Organization. The ESA Foundation offers numerous scholarships and grants each year. In 2012 they awarded 200 scholarships/grants for a total of $217,000 with recipients from all states and internationally. The youngest recipient was 14 and the oldest 50. There were 3 Virginia students awarded scholarships in 2012, several of whom earned more than one.
This year the applications will be made online through ESA Foundation Scholarships and Grants. The site is open now for searching and applying. The deadline for applications is Feb 1, 2013. There are currently 41 scholarships/grants available to Virginia residents (some are only valid in specific states). These are for undergraduate and graduate school studies.
PHBA Hatcher Cale Scholarship Program:
The Peninsula Housing & Builders Association was formed in 1956 to promote the housing and building industry. A trade organization committed to improving the quality of life within our community, PHBA has a diverse membership composed of contractors, builders and developers, as well as others associated with the residential building industry. Members include everyone from bankers and building supply distributors to plumbers and electricians.
This organization is currently seeking eligible applicants for the Hatcher Cale Scholarship that meet the following criteria:
1. Must be a local resident in the geographic area served by PHBA
2. Must be currently enrolled in a four year state college or university
3. Majoring in an area related directly or indirectly to the home building industry, such as architecture, engineering, business, marketing, communications or real estate.4. Must be in their junior year or above