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Home Advisor Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: March 15, 2019
Scholarship Value: $2,500
Number of Scholarships - 6

To be eligible for the Home Advisor Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship:

Eligible students are planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university during the 2019-2020 academic year to study anything from construction management, plumbing or carpentry to landscape architecture or interior design. There is no minimum SAT, ACT or GPA. You must be 18 or older and a U.S. resident.


Begin by reading the prompt and selecting a topic from below. Then, write your own 1,000 to 2,000-word essay. Essays will be evaluated for their creativity and originality, relevance to the topic, and overall quality.

Pick your topic:

1) How would you encourage your peers or others to pursue a career in construction or maintenance?

2) What do you think trade professionals or organizations could do to engage, train, and hire young talent in the trades?

3) What would you say to persuade parents, teachers, or others to educate young people about these job opportunities?