Annual Scholarship Program

The Construction Industry Center Board of Directors has established this scholarship program in an effort to encourage and assist young people in our communities. The program has been opened to include all eligible students, regardless of their field of study. Up to ten (10) awards of $500.00 each may be given to individuals who meet the eligibility requirements as listed below. Additionally, one (1) $1,000.00 award may be presented to an individual who is selected as the essay award winner (see full details below). Scholarships will be limited to one per year per award winner. The eligible individuals will be judged on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, school and non-school activities and their answers to the questions on the application form. The judging will be done impartially without basis of religion, race, gender or age. Deadline for applications is March 31. Award winners will be notified by May 1. Winners will be presented with a certificate, which will be redeemable after August 1 by providing C.I.C. with school registration confirmation. There will be a limit of four (4) scholarships awarded to an individual.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

     

  • 1.  GRADUATING SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL OR HIGHER. MUST BE A FULL TIME STUDENT.

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  • 2.  PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF APPLICANT MUST OWN OR BE EMPLOYED BY A C.I.C. MEMBER FIRM MAINTAINING A CURRENT ASSOCIATE OR FULL MEMBERSHIP IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CENTER.

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  • 3.  MUST BE ENTERING OR ATTENDING AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY OR TRADE SCHOOL.

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  • 4.  FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY AND RETURN TO C.I.C. ALONG WITH TRANSCRIPT AND REFERENCE LETTERS BY THE MARCH 31 DEADLINE.

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Application

If you meet the eligibility requirements, download the application and return to CIC by the March 31st deadline.

PDF Format Scholarship Application

 

Craftsmanship Awards

The Craftsmanship Awards Program gives credit to outstanding craftsmen in our industry.  A program to point out to the whole community that exceptional workmanship is still being done.  A method of giving additional credit and added incentive to the employee to do his best.

Purpose Of The Program...

For the recognition and encouragement of outstanding workmanship of the craftsman in the application of extra effort to display true craftsmanship and ingenuity on the job.

Who May Make Nominations And When...

Nominations for craftsmanship awards may be made by any member of C.I.C., architect, engineer, owner, superintendent, prime contractor or any others connected with the industry or the project nominated.  Nominations may be filed at the Construction Industry Center any time during the year; but the filing deadline is October 31 . Work, which may not be visible in the completed structure, should be nominated while inspection can be made.

Those Eligible for Nominations...

Those eligible are any employees of any C.I.C. member firm performing work within the area served by the C.I.C., namely the Black Hills - West River Area of South Dakota -- with portions of Wyoming, Nebraska, Montana, and North Dakota.  Any item of a specific craft/trade executed by an employee for any project, completed or substantially completed, during the current award year may be nominated for an award.

Basis for Award...

Judging is awarded on the following points:

  1. Pertains to the workmanship of the nominated craftsman.
  2. What was the complexity or degree of difficulty of the project performed by the Craftsmen?
  3. Personal initiative and/or originality of the craftsman in the execution of the project.

Jury of Awards...

The judging team is comprised of the Craftsmanship Committee Chairman and members of the Construction Industry Center.

Method of Making Awards...

  1. Nominations are turned over to the Craftsmanship Awards Committee who visit the site, inspect the work and make recommendations for the award.
  2. The selections for awards are then confirmed by the Board of Directors of the C.I.C.
  3. Craftsmanship awards will be presented during the Annual Meeting of the C.I.C.

Craftsmanship Awards Nomination Form

All the C.I.C. Craftsmanship Awards Judging Committee needs to honor these craftsmen is your nominations. Nomination forms are available for download below, or by calling 343-5252.

Microsoft Excel Format Award Nomination

Adobe PDF Format Award Nomination