Construction trade scholarships are available

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange is awarding five $1,000 scholarships to qualifying senior high school students who are pursuing careers in the construction industry.

Students who will be attending either college, vocational, technical or trade school in 2018 are eligible.

Scholarship recipients must be registered and accepted at an approved college, vocational or trade school/program and provide proof of enrollment before award checks will be issued to the students on Aug. 1.

To apply, students must fill out the application and return it, along with a letter of reference and a copy of their high school transcript, by March 1 to the Marquette Builders Exchange.

Contact Jennifer Lammi, executive director, by phone at 906-226-1140 or email at jen@mqtbx.org for more information.

To download a scholarship application, go to www.mqtbx.org/scholarships, or stop by the Marquette Builders Exchange office for a printed copy, 1229 W Washington Street, Marquette.