The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) is now accepting applications for 2020 college scholarships for tuition assistance to children or grandchildren of employees of NRC member companies. The application deadline has been extended to September 15, 2020. Review the application and additional details about the scholarships.
This year scholarships will be awarded as follows:
Scholarship funds, awarded annually, 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.
Applicants must meet these qualifications to be eligible for consideration:
Previous NRC Scholarship winners are eligible to apply for a scholarship if they still meet the requirements noted above.
The scholarships were established by NRC members to honor the memory of two former NRC members –Vinnie Vaccarello (Co-President of All Railroad Services Corp.)and Patsy Crisafi (Executive Vice President of Roadway Worker Training, Inc.) – who were killed in a small plane crash. Since 2013, the NRC has awarded more than $150,000 in scholarships to eligible students.