Scholarships

SAHBA is proud to offer the annual Robert E. von Behren Scholarship Program to students pursuing a career in the building industry.

The Springfield Area Home Builders Association is accepting applications for the annual Robert E. von Behren Scholarship Program for $1,000 that is open to students pursuing a career in the building industry

Requirements

1. Student must be graduating from a school district serving one of the following counties:
    Sangamon, Christian, Montgomery, Macoupin, Scott, Morgan, Cass, Menard, Mason or Logan.

2. Student must be enrolling in a building trade or related construction program at a community
    college, technical school or a 2-year or 4-year college or university.

3. Student must have a C+ average or higher.

Applicants will be judged on academic standing, involvement with the building industry, leadership and extracurricular activities, community involvement and awards, honors and achievements.

EXAMPLES OF APPLICABLE CAREERS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Architecture
Construction
Management
Drafting
Engineering
HVAC
Interior Design
Project Management
Other Building Related Careers

Past Winners

2016 Recipient - Meagan Harlow
2015 Recipient - Mitchell Owens
2014 Recipient - Harrison Williams
2013 Recipient - Chayce Volpert
2012 Recipient - Kyle Weller
2011 Recipient - Daniel Reiser
2009 Recipient - George Franklin Justice III
2008 Recipient - Blake Meehan
2007 Recipient - Zachary Dennis