Bay Area SMACNA Scholarship Trust Fund
The Bay Area SMACNA scholarship is designed to help students meet the financial demands of higher education. The Bay Area SMACNA Scholarship Trust Fund awards are open to all applicants and all majors and may be paid directly to the university or college by the Scholarship Trust Fund.
Effective January 1, 2018, the Trustees have established twenty-nine (29) tuition and book scholarships in amounts up to $6000.00 each, plus up to an additional $3000.00 for participating in the Bay Area SMACNA Summer Intern Program. Additionally, the Trustees have established one (1) Hardship Scholarship in the amount up to $15,000 that may be awarded to a deserving applicant that demonstrates a financial hardship who is studying directly in the field of Sheet Metal and HVAC. All scholarship applications must be in no later than May, 31 of each year. Awards will be announced in the month of June. Applications submitted after the deadline will be held for the following year.
Awards of the scholarships are subject to criteria established by the trustees including the following:
- The awards are open to all applicants.
- The scholarships may be paid directly to the university or college by the Scholarship Fund.
- The scholarships shall not exceed the amount of the tuition AND books AND may be used only for tuition and book expense.
- A scholarship recipient may be given preference to paid employment positions in the Bay Area SMACNA Summer Intern Program.