Scholarship Opportunities

Future Home Builders of America Scholarship

Future Builders of America created a scholarship fund to assist in addressing the pressing need for a better educated and trained construction industry workforce. Scholarship applications are available to the FBA Chapters Members in January of each year. Awards are available in early Spring and will be paid directly to the educational institution. Scholarship Recipients are invited to attend and be recognized at the Summer FHBA Board Meeting held in conjunction with the Southeast Builders Conference. An applicant should demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in the construction industry upon graduation.


The National Housing Endowment (NHE) Student Scholarships

Building homes for the nation is too important a priority to neglect the education, training and research that will be needed to support the residential construction industry. The National Housing Endowment is answering the call by continuing to find avenues to educate students on the many opportunities a career in construction offers.

  • Herman J. Smith Scholarship
    This scholarship was created to honor Herman J. Smith and his lifelong commitment to the housing industry and the education of future generations of home builders.
  • International Builders Show Scholarship Program
    The International Builders’ Show Scholarship provides monetary support to NAHB Student Chapter members to help offset travel expenses related to attendance and participation in activities surrounding the annual International Builders’ Show.
  • Lee S. Evans Scholarship
    Mr. Evans, an educator and consultant, has taught thousands of builders how to better manage their businesses. The Evans’ endowed gift, along with the generous contributions of many of Mr. Evans’ friends, colleagues and former students, created the scholarship fund to assist in addressing the pressing need for educating and training construction managers in the residential building industry.
  • NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship
    This scholarship fund encourages students to further their education in housing industry-related programs.
  • National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship Fund
    The National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship (formerly the Bill Carr Scholarship) is awarded to children of Executive Officers in pursuit of a college degree. Funding is through Executive Officer contributions and interest accrued by the Endowment. The scholarship program is managed by the National Housing Endowment/EOC Student Scholarship Subcommittee.
  • Pulte Group Build Your Future Scholarship Program
    Pulte Group established the Pulte Group/National Housing Endowment Build Your Future Scholarship in 1999. These scholarships provide tuition assistance to undergraduate students pursuing careers in the building industry.
  • Challenge Ι Build Ι Grow
    The National Housing Endowment has created the Challenge/Build/Grow Grant Initiative for NAHB state and local associations. The Endowment is offering eligible applicants up to $5,000 in matching challenge grant funds for programs and projects addressing NAHB’s highest priority areas, including education and worker training — with a focus on building innovations and growing the future workforce. The National Housing Endowment wants to challenge the building industry to help build and grow new state and local partnerships and opportunities.


Houzz Scholarship Program

The Houzz Scholarship Program, launched in 2016, supports the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, or skilled trades.

Houzz will award five $2,500 scholarships in the following categories:

  • Women in Architect
  • Residential Design
  • Sustainable Residential Design
  • Residential Construction Management

Skilled Trades Residential Construction