Applications are now being accepted for scholarships awarded through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association Educational Foundation scholarship program. In 2011, up to 18 scholarships totaling $48,000 are available. Applications and supporting materials are due no later than May 1.

Eligible students must be enrolled in an approved plumbing or HVACR apprentice program; a full-time degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college or trade school; or a full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Students may also be required to be pursuing a course of study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry.

The scholarship awards are sponsored by A.O. Smith Water Heaters, Bradford White Water Heaters, Delta Faucet Co., the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, the PHCC of Massachusetts Auxiliary, the PHCC of Texas Auxiliary and the PHCC Past National Officers. 

For complete information and application forms, students can call the PHCC Educational Foundation at 800/533-7694.