PDCA/Pacific Coast Scholarship Application

When: 06/19/2019 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

Important Info:
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
(925) 754-6633

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.       
Academic Institution:
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

Personal Information:



City_____________________ State:_______ Zip:___________________

Phone:___________________ Email:_______________________________________

____ 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?

            Signature:_______________________________________ Date:_______________

High School Information:                                        Academic Institution You Plan to
School Name:__________________________                            School Name:________________________

Address:______________________________                             Address:____________________________

_____________________________________                             ____________________________________

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
                                                                                                                      community activities.
School Name:___________________________                          *              List and describe awards and
Address:________________________________                        *              List employers, their addresses,
                                                                                                                      and describe the type of work you
_______________________________________                                        performed.
                                                                                                      *              Typewritten essay of 300-500 words on how
# of semesters you have attended: ____________                                       you and your degree can influence the
                                                                                                                      Pile Driving Industry.
Sponsor Information:

PDCA member sponsoring you:



PDCA/Pacific Coast Scholarship

Submission Checklist:

  • 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
(Contact the PDCA office if you need help with this requirement)
  • Typewritten essay on a how you and your degree can influence the Pile Driving Industry.