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Record Breaking Scholarships and Grants Open

February 18, 2021

This year, the BIAW Education program is proud to offer a record-breaking $60,000 for the 2021 scholarships and grants. Despite the impacts of COVID-19 related shutdowns and regulations on our communities, economy and families, residential construction has been the resilient savor to our state.

The new year brings new opportunities to expand our workforce. There’s no denying the labor shortage in our industry. BIAW actively fights this shortage by providing educational funding through grants and scholarships to students or programs that directly support our industry.

The 2021 scholarship and grant applications are now open. Here is what you need to be qualified to apply for the scholarships and grants.

To apply for the scholarship, you must be:

  • A Washington state resident
  • Applying to attend or currently attending to a Washington accredited community, vocational/technical or university
  • Able to demonstrate a need for funding in order to complete a program in a construction-related industry field of study

Grant application requirements

Organizations requesting funding need to contain a construction-related industry field of study, including but not limited to: construction career training, continuing education, apprenticeship programs, skills assessment programs.

Remember, get working on your applications soon because they close May 14, 2021. Scholarships and grants range on average from $500-$5,000.

To access the scholarship and grant forms, please visit or if you have any questions about the scholarship and grants, please contact BIAW Education Manager Hillary Vanatta at

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