Scholarship Program

The Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri established its Scholarship Program in 2007 as a way of providing assistance for college to children of HBA members.  Applicants must be college bound HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS who are citizens of the United States or have permanent resident status.  There are a few different scholarships available – they are:

The Mark Mayberry Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship is named for long time HBA builder and community leader, Mark Mayberry.  Established in 2006, this scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown outstanding achievement in the area of community service and volunteerism.  Academic achievement is secondary in consideration of this scholarship.

The Builder Of The Year Scholarship:  This scholarship is named for and presented by the previous year’s HBA Builder of The Year.  Established in 2008, this scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a career as a residential contractor.  Academic achievement is secondary in consideration of this scholarship.

The HBA Academic Scholarship:  This scholarship is awarded to students who exhibit a well rounded high school experience.   Committee members will consider extra curricular activities, community/church service, and work history as well as academics when selecting the recipients of this scholarship.

AMOUNT:  Scholarships will be awarded in amounts ranging from $500 to $1000, depending on availability of funds and qualified recipients.  (The number of scholarships will be determined by the Board of Directors).

ELIGIBILITY:  Applicants must be a college bound HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR who is a citizen of the United States or have permanent resident status.

DEADLINE:  All scholarship applications must be complete and received in the HBA office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Interested persons should complete and return their applications to: Scholarship Committee, HBA of Southwest Missouri, 2024 East 32nd Street, Suite #2, Joplin, MO  64804.

Scholarship Application – 2017

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