Sophomore Summit


Sophomore Construction Summit

Scholarship Application

ASC Region #4, along with KIEWIT Corporation and NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) are proud to announce a scholarship opportunity for a deserving underclassman from your institution to attend a 2-day workshop at the 2019 Region #4 competition October 27h – 30th, in Nebraska City, NE.

Over the three days, students will participate in classroom instruction, site visits, and opportunities to network with KIEWIT and NECA professionals.  During this time, students will work alongside other university students on developing their construction knowledge and increasing their skills in the industry.

As part of this scholarship opportunity, the student will attend an opening meeting on Sunday evening from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  On Monday, all scholarship students will participate in all day activities planned by NECA.  On Tuesday, all scholarship students be with KIEWIT for activities and visits set up by the host, and attend the career fair/mixer.  On Wednesday, they will attend the breakfast and awards ceremony before returning to their home institution.

The scholarship will cover lodging at the conference hotel Sunday evening through Wednesday morning, all meals, and the registration fee for Region #4.  Students will be responsible for their own travel costs to and from the event.  You will need to coordinate with the competition teams that are attending from your school. 

Students are to wear appropriate apparel for site visits (close toed shoes), workshop environments, and business casual attire for dinner. Business casual attire is recommended for the career fair on Tuesday night.

Qualifications for the scholarship:

  1. Eligibility:
    1. Sophomore standing or Junior (5 year programs), Outstanding Freshman
  2. School must be a member of ASC Region #4
  3. Must be able to participate in all activities of the workshop and conference
  4. Must attend all functions
  5. Must submit all required elements of application
    1. Application
    1. Letter of Recommendation from faculty
    1. 500-word essay

Initial APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 15, 2019

All submitted applications will go through an evaluation process from the ASC Region #4 scholarship committee and awardees will be notified by September 23rd.  All awardees will be required to submit an acceptance or rejection acknowledgement to the committee within 7 days of receipt of scholarship award.  All completed applications are to be scanned and emailed to Katie Loughmiller @  If you have questions or need clarification, please contact the above email.