FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC) has announced that this year more than $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded through the PHCC Educational Foundation. These scholarships are designed to provide educational opportunities to deserving students pursuing a major directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) industry.

The scholarships are made possible by the following sponsors: American Standard Companies, A.O. Smith Water Heaters, Bradford White Corp., Delta Faucet Co., State Water Heaters, the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund, and PHCC's past national officers.

Scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in (1) a PHCC-approved plumbing or HVACR apprenticeship program; (2) a full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college, or trade school; or (3) a full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.

For complete eligibility requirements and electronic versions of the scholarship applications, visit www.foundation.phccweb.org/scholarships. For assistance, consult the Web site or contact the Foundation staff at 800-533-7694 or via e-mail at scholarships@naphcc.org.

Publication date: 03/28/2005