2020-21 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program – DEADLINE IS JAN. 30.

Employees and family members of NRCA contractor and supplier members are eligible to apply. Two scholarship categories are available.

The Accredited Post-Secondary Institution Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship category is for individuals planning to attend postsecondary colleges and universities and seeking careers in the roofing or building construction industries—which includes architecture; civil, mechanical or structural engineering; construction management; or occupational health and safety majors.

The new Reid and DeaNa Ribble/Career Technical Education Scholarship. Students who are pursuing an education at a vocational or technical trade school are eligible to apply. This $1,000 scholarship is designed to help students who are seeking a professional career inside the roofing industry, including but not limited to those seeking to be roofing and sheet metal installers/fabricators, crane and equipment operators, foremen and superintendents, warehouse and inventory specialists and other roofing trade specialties. This scholarship is not designed for careers that require a four-year undergraduate degree.

The application process is online this year. The deadline for both scholarship categories is Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. CST.