Scholarships Available For Tradespeople

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A variety of scholarships are available to men and women interested in becoming plumbers, HVAC techs and electricians to help these individuals pursue their dreams of careers within the trades.

The Nexstar Legacy Foundation

The intent of the scholarship program is to bring talent into, and enhance and train existing talent, in the industries of plumbing, HVAC, and electric. A variety of scholarships are available at all levels of the industry, including scholarships for individuals who are planning to run or work in management at a businesses in this industry, individuals who are working on their technical degrees and special training opportunities for veterans.

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School Connection

Scholarships are a great financial aid option for students who qualify. Many scholarships are provided by organizations and corporations, each with their own qualifying factors. Scholarship qualifications may include merit, financial need, ethnicity, military service, or major.

School Soup

At we encourage visitors to “feed their minds” with the wide range of information available to students looking to continue their education beyond high school. We claim to have the world’s largest scholarship database. We can confidently make that claim because we have been collecting scholarship information long before most other internet scholarship search companies were created. We offer students both private and school sponsored awards along with government grant and loan programs. Even though our scholarship database is large, our search algorithms are designed to provide students with the most relevant scholarships first.

The Plumbing Council of Chicagoland

Today many of our most promising young people cannot attend college due to financial barriers. Developing the next generation of leaders will require supporting qualified students who are driven to learn yet many not have the resources to continue their studies. Therefore, the board of directors of the Plumbing Council of Chicagoland had decided to sponsor four $2,500 scholarships annually. These scholarships will be awarded to a Chicago Journeymen Plumbers’ Union Local 130, U.A. immediate family member (including if member is a legal guardian of the applicant). Members must be in continuous good standing membership and must work for a company under contract with Local 130. Family members of the employees of the Plumbing Council, Plumbing Contractors Association or the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers’ Union Local 130, U.A. and Plumbing Council Contractors are eligible.

World Plumbing Council

The World Plumbing Council is pleased to invite applications for its Education and Training Scholarship. The Scholarship (which has been renamed after a review) is available to anyone involved in plumbing industry education and training.

ASPE – American Society of Plumbing Engineers

Every year many ASPE Chapters offer scholarship programs to promote the field of plumbing engineering to recognize high school or college students who will enroll in an engineering program. Below is a list of chapters that offer this opportunity along with a brief description of the scholarship and a document to download more information. Scholarship details are added and updated as information becomes available. Please check back regularly.

College Prowler

College Prowler is a student community where you can ask questions, share tips, and discuss campus life… Search more than 3.2 million college scholarships and apply to more than $50,000 in College Prowler scholarships.


Shaping tomorrow’s built environment today. ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society with more than 54,000 members worldwide. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.–conferences/student-zone/scholarships-and-grants/undergraduate-engineering-scholarships

College Scholarships

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The Foundation of the Association of Energy Engineers

The Foundation of the Association of Energy Engineers scholarships are available to candidates obtaining their undergraduate or graduate degrees who are enrolled in an accredited college or university focusing on energy engineering or energy management. With the growth of the Association of Energy Engineers, the increase in the number of scholarship applicants, and the rising cost of education, the Foundation of AEE is expanding its efforts to bolster and enhance the financial underpinnings of the Scholarship Program.

IEEE Power & Energy Society

If you’re an undergrad in electrical engineering or considering it, you’re eligible for scholarship money and real-world experience in one of the most rewarding and future-facing careers for young graduates.

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and fellowships for IEEE Student members. Submit a project or paper for consideration and have the opportunity to win and gain peer recognition for your effort. Terms and conditions may apply.

PHCC Educational Foundation

The PHCC Educational Foundation was founded in 1987 by a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Our mission is to provide workforce development, management education and technical training to advance the growth and career success of those employed in the plumbing and HVACR industry.

Women in HVACR Scholarhsips

The Women in HVACR organization is delighted to be able to sponsor two (2) $2,000 scholarships targeted towards women who are entering the trades, especially HVACR. One scholarship will be targeted towards women attending a Trade School or Technical School and the other towards women attending a Degree Program at a Four-Year College.

Women in HVACR is the first international organization for women in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry. Our members are dynamic women making great strides in what has typically been a male-driven industry. Our mission is to empower women to succeed through networking opportunities, mentorship and education. 

Women in the Skilled Trades Scholarships

The Women in Skilled Trades Scholarship Program is a need-based scholarship program that is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible female students with demonstrated financial need. For more information about this scholarship, please click the link: 


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