Builders League Scholarship Foundation Awards $6,000 in 2023
BLSJ Scholarship Foundation President Robert Washburn announced scholarship awards totaling $6,000 were presented to three students from southern New Jersey who will be matriculating in an accredited, post-secondary school and pursuing a course of study related to real estate and the construction industry.
This year's recipients include Katherine Kaderabek of Mickleton, who is in a dual Masters Degree program in both Architecture and Net Zero Design at The Catholic University of America; Ava Felice of Vineland, who plans to major in International Business with a focus on real estate and construction management at Villanova University and Joseph Staines of Brigantine, who plans to study business at Montclair University. Mr. Staines is the recipient of a scholarship award provided by the New Jersey Builders Association.
Since 1995, the Foundation has awarded more than $208,000 to area students planning for careers within the homebuilding and remodeling industry.
Information on the 2024-25 scholarships will be posted here in late January 2024.
About the BLSJ Scholarship Foundation
The Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to area students from southern New Jersey who will be matriculating in an accredited, post-secondary school and pursuing a course of study related to real estate and the construction industry.
The Foundation was funded with a donation from the Home Builders Foundation, a community service entity established by the Builders League in 1956 to help area residents in need, and by special donations from Builders League members. From 1995 to 2023, the Scholarship Foundation awarded more than $208,000 to area students.
The Scholarship Application Process is announced each January with applications available on this website, from school guidance programs, or by visiting scholarship-based websites. The deadline for application is usually the first week of April. Scholarships are awarded in May.
Applicants must live in or attend school in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties. Studies may be undertaken in qualified trade school programs as well as junior and four-year college university programs, according to BLSJ Scholarship Foundation President Robert Washburn. Students who are enrolled in programs part-time are also eligible.
Study fields may include, but are not limited to air conditioning, plumbing and heating technology, electrical, construction management and technology and CAD drafting.
Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a tuition payment directly to the institution of higher education. Students may reapply for the scholarship each year, as long as they continue their course of study. The application process is free.
The scholarship applications are processed by the Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation, 114 Haddontowne Ct., Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034. For further information, questions or clarification, please call the Foundation office at (856) 616-8460 or email email@example.com.