PDCA/Pacific Coast Scholarship Application
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: PDCA Pacific Coast Chapter P.O. Box 97 Oakley, CA 94561
Pile Driving Contractors Association,
Pacific Coast Chapter 2019
Scholarship Award - click here
Scholarship Amount $1,000
Scholarship is for academic year beginning Fall 2019
Scholarship Applications due by July 1, 2019
PDCA Scholarships will be awarded in August, 2019
PDCA Pacific Coast Chapter
P.O. Box 97
Oakley, CA 94561
Pacific Coast Scholarship Award
Purpose: Scholarship Program:
To encourage high school seniors or college After approval by the scholarship
students to enroll in careers related to the committee, awards will be
pile driving industry and to provide provided to recipients who meet
opportunities for those students who receive the following criteria:
financial support to liaise with PDCA. * Maintains a 2.5 cumulative
grade point average. If grades
Who May Apply: fall below this level, he/she
Any high school senior or current college will be placed on probation for
student who will be enrolling fulltime in one semester. If grade level
an academic institution for the academic does not return to the needed
year beginning in the semester following level, future scholarship
the date of application. The student's awards will be forfeited.
Academic field must be related to the * Continues to follow a course of
pile driving industry (can include safety, study in the fields referenced
engineering, accounting, IT, etc.) The above.
applicant must be a pacific coast resident. * Submits transcripts each
semester as soon as they are
How to Apply: available.
The following materials must be included * Provides proof of enrollment
with the application: in an approved educational
* A transcript of high school/colleg grades institution.
through the latest grading period prior to the Scholarship Awarding Process:
date of the application. The High Scholarship applications are due by
school transcript must include 07-01-2019 for the academic year
ACT/SAT scores and class standing. beginning in the fall of 2019.
* A letter of recommendation from the
high school or college faculty.
* A letter of sponsorship from PDCA Applications will be received by the PDCA
member considered to be in good office and reviewed by PDCA staff to
standing.(Contact the PDCA office ensure that the applications have been
if you need help contacting a member). completed correctly, and that all requested
information has been provided.
The academic institution will be either a PDCA staff will remove names of the
college/university or community college student, parents, and the applicant's
located in the United States which has a sponsor prior to passing the applications
minimum two-year program related to the on to the Scholarship Committee. The
building, construction or pile driving industry. committee will use established criteria to
score the students on an equal points system
based on items included with the applicants
submission. Scholarships will be awarded to
the top scoring applicants.
PDCA Scholarship Application Form
City_____________________ State:_______ Zip:___________________
____ Yes ____ No If provided the opportunity, would you be interested in working with a
member company of the PDCA/Pacific Coast during school breaks?
____ Yes ____ No Do you plan to work in California upon graduation?
High School Information: Academic Institution You Plan to
School Name:__________________________ School Name:________________________
Phone:________________________________ Course of Study You Plan to Pursue:
Year of Graduation:______________________ ____________________________________
Course of Study:_________________________ Questionnaire (Attach separate pages)
College Currently Attending: * Describe extra curricular and
School Name:___________________________ * List and describe awards and
Address:________________________________ * List employers, their addresses,
and describe the type of work you
* Typewritten essay of 300-500 words on how
# of semesters you have attended: ____________ you and your degree can influence the
Pile Driving Industry.
PDCA member sponsoring you:
PDCA/Pacific Coast Scholarship
(Contact the PDCA office if you need help with this requirement)
- Application Form
- List of extra curricular and community activities
- Description of awards and achievements
- List of employers, addresses, etc.
- Up-to-Date transcripts, including GPA
- Letter of recommendation from faculty
- Sponsorship letter from PDCA member
- Typewritten essay on a how you and your degree can influence the Pile Driving Industry.