FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Applications are now being accepted for scholarships awarded through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. In 2014, up to 25 scholarships totaling $61,500 are available. The scholarship awards are sponsored by A. O. Smith, Bradford White Corp., Delta Faucet Co., RIDGID Tool Co., State Water Heaters, the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund, the PHCC of Massachusetts, the PHCC of Texas Auxiliaries, and the PHCC Past National Officers.

The scholarships available are targeted at students pursuing a course of study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. Select awards are limited to students enrolled in a plumbing or HVACR apprentice programs; while others are reserved for students studying at a community college, trade school, or an undergraduate degree program at a four-year college. Applications and supporting materials are due no later than May 1, 2014.

For complete information and application forms, students can visit www.phccfoundation.org/scholarships or call the PHCC Educational Foundation at 800-533-7694.