The HVACR industry is filled with opportunities for skills development and lifelong career advancement. There are a range of scholarships available to help students with their training as they prepare to enter the industry.


Name: Women in HVACR Scholarship Program

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: June 1, 2021

More details: The opportunities for women in HVACR professions continues to grow. With over one third of the population in the US retiring in five years, current industry estimates project a need for 86,000 employees over the next five years. One of WHVACR goals is to help the industry fill this demand now and going forward with deserving and qualified candidates. Learn more.

Name: Home Depot Foundation's Path to Pro Scholarship by SkillPointe Foundation

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: June 30, 2021

More details: The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans, train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap and support communities impacted by natural disasters. The Foundation has pledged to invest $50 million in training the next generation of skilled tradespeople and bridging the opportunity gap through its Path to Pro program. Learn more.

Name: The Smart Service Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Provider: Smart Service

Deadline: September 1, 2021

More details: Administered by the Delaware County Foundation, the Smart Service Scholarship Fund awards $2,000 once a year to students entering into, or continuing their education in, skilled trades education and training programs. Learn more.

Name: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,000

Deadline: June 1/ October 1

More details: The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation was established to assist with the recruitment and competency of future heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians by awarding scholarships to qualified students who are enrolled in an institutionally accredited school. Learn more.

Name: ASHRAE Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships

Amount: $3,000 - $10,000

Provider: ASHRAE

Deadline: December 1, 2021

More details: Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students who are enrolled full-time in a post-secondary educational institution and pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a course of study that traditionally has been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession. Learn more.

Name: Thermaxx Engineering & HVAC Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Provider: Thermaxx LLC

Deadline: December 1, 2021

More details: Thermaxx LLC believes in educating the future leaders in the industries of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration. The Thermaxx Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or trade school students in a course of study for the HVACR profession with a GPA of at least 2.5. Winner must be a full time student and a resident of the United States. Learn more.

Name: Trade Academy Scholarships

Amount: $2,500

Provider: Trade Academy

Deadline: December 1, 2021

More details: Ten HVAC students have an opportunity to earn $2,500 in tuition, tools, and tech to gear up for their careers. The scholarships are open to anyone enrolled, or planning to enroll, as a student in a U.S. trade school or program for the 2022 spring semester. Applicants must be in an HVAC training program at their school, and there are no GPA, test score, or residency requirements. Instead, applicants will answer two short-answer questions, plus a video. Learn more.

Name: Revenue Ascend HVAC Technician Scholarships

Amount: N/A

Deadline: April 20, 2022

More details: Revenue Ascend is a digital marketing agency, wanting to give back to the HVAC industry while helping students in need and start a new trend for marketing agencies. Learn more.