The Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association (OCAPA) educational fund sponsors scholarships for deserving students pursuing a career related to the construction materials industry. Areas of study may include, but are not limited to: construction materials, engineering, geology, architecture, land use planning, biology, environmental law and fish & wildlife studies.
Application submissions will be accepted in early 2017. Deadline is May 22, 2017. Scholarship winners are announced in June.
OCAPA Scholarship Application for 2017 (available in early January)
One of the most visible ways in which the Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association promotes the future well-being of the construction materials industry is through scholarships.
The OCAPA scholarship program offers scholarships to university students who intend to pursue a career in the construction materials industry. Scholarships will be awarded to junior, senior, or graduate students enrolled at an Oregon university or college encompassing disciplines related to the constructions materials industry.
Areas of study may include, but are not limited to, construction materials, engineering, geology, architecture, land use planning, biology, environmental law and fish & wildlife studies.
The program represents a tangible demonstration of OCAPA’s commitment to higher education which we regard as an investment in the future of our state and the construction materials industry. In the future we look forward to expanding the extent and reach of this exciting and worthwhile program.
To apply for an OCAPA Scholarship, download and complete an application packet. The application must include these three items:
- The completed application;
- On a separate sheet of paper, a 300 to 500-word statement of his/her career plan and how it relates to the construction materials industry.
- A letter of recommendation from a professor, employer or other relevant acquaintance is suggested, but not required.