Emanuel A. Paris Scholarship & NUCA National Scholarships

Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Emanuel A. Paris Scholarship.


  • High school graduate
  • potential or present student furthering their education in the construction industry
  • Must be the owner, employee, or family of an owner or employee, that is a NUCA of PA Member organization
  • Award Payments & Requirements

The $2,000.00 scholarship will be awarded for one year, with award payments made to the educational institution of the successful candidate. One-half of the scholarship funds will be available in September, the remainder in January, and must be applied to tuition.

  • Winner must use proceeds for any full-time, post-high school course located in the USA
  • Winner must notify NUCA of PA Board of any educational status change
  • Must submit proof of maintaining a 2.5 grade point average in the first year of the education program to receive the final $1,000 scholarship funds, if not upheld the runner up will receive any unused funds

Application Requirements

Each candidate must submit a completed application postmarked no later than Friday, April 28, 2023, along with all additional information specified below:

  • Complete transcript of high school or collegiate grades to date.
  • Letter from the Director of Admissions of the college, university, junior college, or technical school applicant plans to attend.
  • Digital graduation photograph or headshot, which will be used for scholarship announcement.
  • Three letters of reference from teachers, professors, guidance counselors, employer, etc.
  • Standard examination test scores – SAT or ACT, if required by college.
  • Brief letter describing goals and aspirations and why the scholarship should be awarded to the applicant.

Application Confidentially & Selection

NUCA of PA Scholarship Committee will be conducting a blind judging process. The requirements listed above will all be taken into consideration during the judging process. 

The committee will select a recipient and runner-up.  If for any reason a recipient becomes ineligible to accept the award, the runner-up shall be awarded the scholarship.

2022 Scholarship Recipient


PO Box 34 | HARRISBURG | PA 17108-0034 | 717.234.8055

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