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2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 scholarship winner

Nicholas Picotte, 2016 Graduate of New Prairie High School, began his electrician training program immediately upon graduation.   In his essay, Nicholas says " I plan to contribute to the professionalism of the construction industry by having good attendance, a positive attitude, and a great work ethic."      Congratulations Nickolas!!     We are sure you will be an asset to our industry!


 2017 Scholarship Information

The Builders Association of LaPorte County is sponsoring a $500 scholarship for area students who are interested in pursuing a career in construction.

Below are qualifications and instructions to apply for this Scholarship:

Award may be used at:

  • Any postsecondary institution
  • Vocational/technical school


  • U.S. citizen
  • LaPorte County resident

Major/career interest:

  • Construction
  • Engineering, construction
  • Architecture
  • Construction Trade

Application Deadline:

  • June 7, 2017
  • Application Requirements
  • Recommendation(s) OPTIONAL
  • Essay: How I plan to contribute to the professionalism of the construction industry
  • (500 words or less)

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Interest in construction, extracurricular
  • Activities and employment experience also taken into consideration

Additional information:

  • Applicant must seek education or training in a field related to construction
  • Applications must be in the BALC office by June 7, 2017,
  • Scholarship will be  awarded at the Builders Association of LaPorte County Golf Outing
  • Send essay (500 words or less)

Mail application to:

  • Builders Association of LaPorte County
    2626 N Rt 39, LaPorte, Indiana, 46350