Each year, since 1988, the Chicagoland Roofing Council Trustees have offered an annual renewable scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a person entering a 4 year accredited college or university, a community college, or a vocational training center.
To qualify for the scholarship, the student must be a high school graduate who is a dependent of a member of a Chicagoland Roofing Council Contractor firm and the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 11, or CRC Contractor office personnel. Awards are made based on need and aptitude.
2017 Scholarship Application
Continued funding takes place each year once the scholarship is awarded. Renewal funding after each y ear requires proof of maintaining a satisfactory progress in a field of study. All persons described above, irrespective of race, gender, creed, or national origin, who satisfy the eligibility requirements and submit a complete application by April 7, 2017, are eligible.
Application requirements include the application form, an official transcript of all high school records, and a completed evaluation form from a high school administrator or faculty member. Finalists must be available for a personal interview, if necessary.
Applications are available from the Chicagoland Roofing Council Office, 4415 Harrison St., Suite 540, Hillside, IL 60162, or by phone - 708.449.5266 - Fax - 708.449.0837 or download the 2017 Application.
Chicagoland Roofing Council Scholarship Committee
The CRC Scholarship Committee reviews applications from prospective scholarship recipients and chooses those who receive the awards.
- Tony Roque, MW Powell (Chair)
- Chris Adler, Adler Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc.
- Bruce Diederich, Waukegan Roofing Company, Inc.
- Joe McDevitt, Roofs, Inc.
- Rodney Petrick, Ridgeworth Roofing Co., Inc.
- Paul Shah, Anderson & Shah Roofing, Inc.
- Cayley Mason, Olsson Roofing
- Aimee Muro, A1 Roofing Company
- Emilee Roque, MW Powell
- Kimberly Wakefield, Knickerbocker Roofing & Paving
- Joseph Witek, Mortenson Roofing