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Scholarship Applications and Forms

The Eugene NAWIC chapter offers two different types of scholarships:
The first scholarship is aimed at students attending a University or College with a focus in a construction related field like architecture, project management, etc.

The second scholarship is aimed at students entering an apprentice program and attending a trade school or program in the construction field.
To apply for either of these scholarships please print out the appropriate form from the link below, complete and send to the address listed on the application.  Please make sure and complete all necessary portions of the application before submitting.
For the school year starting in September, applications are due by the previous April 30th; all applicants will be notified of their status by May 31st.
If you have any questions please contact us at

College ApplicationPDF Document

Scholarship Apprenticeship ApplicationPDF Document


NEF-NAWIC Education Foundation NEF  

K - 12 Programs

Block Kids Competition BK
The Block Kids competition was designed in an effort to create an awareness of the construction industry as a career opportunity for elementary school age children. This contest provides an opportunity for children to build any structure their imagination can create using 100 interlocking building blocks. The kids get to learn more about different construction jobs as their entries are judged by industry professionals, such as: Architects, Contractors, Engineers, and Sub-contractors. Prizes are awarded locally and the winner sent to the regional competition.

Cad/Design/Drafting Competition CDD
These programs are for high school students who are given a problem and hand-draft or use CAD to design blueprints for the structure to fit the perameters of the problem. The local winners will then compete with others at the regional competition, and then these winners will advance to the National competition.

Accessory Structure Project ASP
This program is designed for grades 8-12 to promote awareness of the construction industry. Students are engaged in a construction project which improves and reinforces math and English skills, promotes leadership and teamwork while giving a taste of the construction trades including engineering, design and architecture. It also teaches budgeting, time management, and research skills.

Certification Courses
Self-study courses, administerd by Clemson University

Certification Industry Technician CIT
An overview of the construction industry and it's procsses. Subjects covered include types of construction, forms of business ownership, contractual arrangements, contract documents, and the construction process.

Certified Construction Associate CCA
An advanced, six-part, self study course in construction terminology, procedures and processes.

Construction Bookkeeping Technician CBT
Learn to set up and operate a simple bookkeeping system for a construction company and work in both simple and complex bookkeeping systems.

Construction Document Specialist CDS
This course deals with interpreting information conveyed from the architect/engineer to the contractor by way of a legal document and discusses the many components of the legal agreement that binds the parties in a construction project: working drawings, specifications, and contract requirements of the Project Manual.

Construction Industry Specialists CIS
This program is created for those individuals wishing to increase their overall knowledge of the construction industry. It is a comprehensive introductory look at the construction industry and will prepare the participant for further training and educational opportunities needed in the various construction career pathways.



Lorman Educational Services
NAWIC has partnered with Lorman to offer continuing education in the construction industry. Please visit the Web site for information on upcoming courses and your NAWIC discount.

National Construction Career Day
Construction Career Day introduces high school students to careers in the construction industry.

NAWIC Founders' Scholarhip Foundation
Each year NFSF awards over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $500 to $2,500. Applications must be postmarked by March 15th of each year.

OSHA Free Workshops & Online Courses
Oregon OSHA Public Education classes provide information on occupational safety and health requirements in Oregon.
Go to Oregon OSHA Education  for schedule of classes or contact Melanie Mesaros for more information.

Job Openings

Builders Electric, Inc.
Builders Electric located in Eugene, OR has a job opening for a "Receptionist". Duties include phones, data entry, filing, light billing (we will teach the right person our way of doing this), excel and word. Three-fourths to full time work. Medical and dental insurance. Fun atmosphere, construction experience necessary.
If interested please contact Diana

Western States Fire Protection
Western States Fire Protection has job openings in Oregon. Qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. To view current job openings and information click here.

Modern Building Systems
Modern Building Systems has several job openings their Oregon and Washington plants.
To view all job openings and descriptions click below:
Modern Building Systems

Farwest Steel
Farwest Steel has a current job opening for an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist at their Eugene, Oregon facility. To view job description for this postion and for a list of all their current job openings and descriptions Click here.

Eugene Water & Electric Board
They currently have several job openings for both men and women. They would especially like to see more women in the trades. Please check out their website. They can also notify you when new jobs open up.
EWEB Website - Job Openings