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Saratoga Builders Association offering two student scholarship awards!

Monday, February 22, 2021

The Saratoga Builders Association, Inc. is proud to announce their continued monetary commitment to education and will be awarding two student scholarships in 2021. One is the SBA $1000 Scholarship award and the second is the $500 “Bob Best” Memorial Scholarship award. The organization makes these cash scholarships available annually to students who are planning to pursue a construction industry education.

These scholarships are open to any high school senior or college undergraduate in Saratoga County who is planning to pursue a construction education at a 2 or 4-year accredited college or university or to students who would like to purchase tools and/or equipment for employment/career or to start a business in the construction industry. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must demonstrate current or past involvement in the construction field, including classes taken in high school or college, to be eligible for these awards. Each applicant must also submit a high school or college transcript or list of construction classes taken plus a short essay describing why they are interested in a construction industry career and what events led to this decision.

Applications for the Saratoga Builders Association Scholarship program must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2021. Only the first 25 completed applications will be accepted so please apply early. The winner and their school will be notified by June 1, 2021. Click here to download a scholarship application. If you have any questions, please contact Barry Potoker, Executive Director at 518-366-0946 or bpotoker@saratogabuilders.org.