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Scholarship Program

The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for tuition assistance to children or grandchildren of employees of NRC member companies. 

AMOUNT OF AWARDS
 
Three scholarships will be awarded as follows: 

  • First place - $12,000

  • Second place - $6,000

  • Third place - $3,000

Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the student at the beginning of the next term of study. Students must be in attendance for a full year following receipt of the award.
 
ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:
 
* be a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current employee of an NRC member company; and
 
* be enrolled at the time of application as a full-time college student at an accredited two-year college offering an associate's degree or an accredited four-year college or university offering a bachelor's degree, or as a recently graduated high school senior that is enrolled to start college this fall.
 
*Previous NRC Scholarship winners are eligible to apply for a scholarship if they still meet the requirements of 1 and 2 above.
 
Please click here to view and download the 2018 NRC Scholarship Application.
 
Please click here to view the the 2018 NRC Scholarship Rubric Check List. Please make sure you have all materials before you submit your application. Any application deemed incomplete will NOT be graded or considered eligible for an award.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE - August 31, 2018

Please compile the completed application with all required materials and send directly via electronic mail to: mbell@nrcma.org with "2018 NRC Scholarship" in the subject line.  

ALL MATERIALS MUST BE COMPILED IN ONE PDF AND EMAILED NO LATER THAN AUGUST 31, 2018. 
 
 


2017 NRC SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Thank you to all  individuals who applied. The three winners of the 2017 Scholarship Program are: 

First Place - $12,000 Scholarship Award
Matthew Heron
Georgetown University
NRC Member Sponsor: Harsco

Second Place - $6,000 Scholarship Award
Sarah Fletcher
University of Calgary
NRC Member Sponsor: L.B. Foster 

Third Place - $3,000 Scholarship Award
Connor Cazac
University of North Dakota
NRC Member Sponsor: Modern Railway Systems

The NRC would like to acknowledge and thank those companies and individuals that have contributed significant funds to initiate and support this valuable program:

Roadway Worker Training
ARS Corp.
RJ Corman
Scott Norman (Herzog)
Land Clearing Specialists, Inc.
Loram Maintenance of Way
Southeast Railroad Supply, Inc.
Danny Brown (V&H Trucks)
Joe Daloisio (Railroad Construction Co., Inc.)
Van R. Sorrells (Dixie Precast)
Richard & Nancy Zemencik
Thomas & Lyria Lee
BBRI
William & Karen Tarvin