Wichita NAWIC Scholarship

Helping students pursuing a career in construction

For almost 50 years, the Wichita NAWIC Scholarship Foundation has supported the training of employees for the construction industry through our higher education scholarship program. Since the Foundation’s inception over $300,000 in awards have been made to worthy male and female recipients enrolled in construction-related programs at Kansas institutions. Award amounts may range from $200 to $2,500.

Undergraduate Scholarship Program


    1. Applicant must be currently enrolled and have at least one term of study remaining in a course of study leading to a 4 year degree or an Associate degree in a construction-related field.
    2. Applicant must desire a career in a construction-related field.
    3. Student must be enrolled full-time; part-time students are not eligible for awards.


    1. Applicant is responsible for insuring that all items listed below are submitted to the Foundation and postmarked or emailed by March 24, 2024.
      Complete application in its entirety by tabbing through the boxes and sign where indicated. Application may be returned by mail or email to bev@sauerwerinconstruction.com.
    2. Have academic advisor complete Academic Advisor Rating Form. Form may be returned by mail or email to bev@sauerwerinconstruction.com.
    3. Official transcript of grades for 3 most recent quarters/semesters. (See item II-F of application.) Official transcript may be returned by mail or emailed directly to bev@sauerwerinconstruction.com from Registrar’s Office.
    4. All documents must be completed and postmarked or emailed by 3/24/24 for application to be considered.
    5. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


    1. Scholarships are not automatically renewed, but the student will be considered for subsequent awards if they provide evidence of continued need, continued interest in construction, and continued enrollment and good standing in a Kansas college program leading to a 4 year degree or an Associate degree in a construction-related field.
    2. Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by the Awards Committee of the NAWIC – WICHITA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, which will consider applicants interest in construction, grades, extracurricular activities, employment experience evaluations, and financial need. Winning applicants will be notified of their award in April of 2024.
    3. All applicants selected as semi-finalists may be subject to a personal interview with a representative of the NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation. Such representatives will be a member of the Awards Committee, the Administrator, or other person as may be appointed by a majority of the aforementioned members of the committee.
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The Greater Wichita NAWIC Scholarship Foundation exists solely for the purpose of granting financial aid to construction students.
The Foundation is a 501c(3) tax exempt entity.