$30,000 in scholarship funds available to college students enrolled in residential construction programs

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) is offering $30,000 in scholarship funds to college/trade/technical school students of sophomore to senior status enrolled in residential construction-related programs. The application deadline is May 8.

The MBA offers scholarships to students seeking education related to the home building industry and who are enrolled at qualifying technical, community college and university-level programs.

Participating schools are:

• Green River College

• Seattle Central College – Wood Technology Center

• Renton Technical – Construction Center of Excellence

• North Seattle Community College

• Shoreline Community College

• Edmonds Community College

• University of Washington

• Washington State University

Students can apply at mbaks.com/scholarships.

About Master Builders Association

Founded in 1909, the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) has grown to become the largest residential home builders association in the United States. With more than 2,800 member companies, the Association is dedicated to membership value, government advocacy, financial stewardship and promoting the residential building industry in the Puget Sound Region. The association and its members address many of the concerns and issues affecting the residential housing industry.


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