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Equipped for the Future

AGC is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to current professionals, and students pursuing an education and career in construction. Students must be enrolled in either a certified training, pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship program, as well as those attending a two- or four-year degree program at a college or university.

Scholarship Opportunities

CLIC Scholarship: The California Landscape Irrigation Council (CLIC) Inc. Scholarship awards $1,000 to a student who portrays academic excellence working towards a degree in: landscape construction, contracting, engineering, construction management, business administration, and/or related fields. The scholarship is also open to members of union trades specific to landscape careers. The applicant must be a resident of Southern California. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2022.

Marina Landscape Scholarship: Awarded to students who portray academic excellence working towards a degree in: landscape construction, engineering, construction management, business administration, and/or related fields. The scholarship is also open to members of union trades specific to landscape careers. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2022.

AGC College Scholarship: Awards individual scholarships ranging from $500 – $5,000. This is a great opportunity for college students pursuing construction or construction-related careers who are enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2022.

AGC CEF Skilled Trades Scholarship: This scholarship designed to support students pursuing post-secondary construction industry training programs. Scholarship amounts range from $500-$2,500. Students enrolled in or have been accepted to a pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship or certified construction program are eligible. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2022.

Contact Information:  Please email Nasim Adeli at adelin@agc-ca.org for eligibility information and official scholarship forms.

AGC Student Chapter & Community Funding

AGC of California Student Chapter members can earn up to $5,000 in funding is through the AGC Student Chapter Grant! The funds can be used to support anything from supplies, events, and educational opportunities. The following Student Chapters are eligible to apply:

  • California Baptist University
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • ​University of Southern California

New this year, AGC of California has launched the 2022-2023 AGC School & Community Program Grants. This will be awarded to California middle and high schools, CTE/ROP, and/or community-based or non-profit programs focused on raising career awareness, providing educational opportunities, and skills development leading for the next generation of diverse construction professionals.
All applications are due on August 15, 2022.

Industry Voices

The CLIC scholarship was such a blessing. I have been working as a contractor for small construction and landscape projects for free to help other students get experience for the real world while making a difference! The CLIC team made it possible for me to continue helping others while supporting my schooling. I couldn’t have kept moving forward without their help. Thank you CLIC and AGC!

CSU Fullerton

William Talamaivao, Student
CSU Fullerton

I am extremely thankful to Marina and AGC as they offered me the scholarship on probably the most difficult year of my life. I was struggling with unemployment and the pandemic. There was no way I could afford to work this semester due to the heavy class load and the Marina Scholarship made it so much easier for me to achieve my goal of getting my bachelor's degree.

CSU Chico

Ali Oghani, Student
CSU Chico

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