CMAA Central PA Chapter Scholarship Committee Plan


The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Central PA Chapter (CMAA Central PA), a 501(c)6 charitable organization intends to award a limited number of scholarships to qualified students to help them defray the costs of pursuing a degree in Construction Management or a related-degree program. The amounts of the scholarships vary year-to-year. The Central PA Chapter intends to award scholarships for 2022 in increments and in numbers that the Chapter feels are appropriate to support Student Chapter members and/or other deserving applicants. Recipients may only be awarded one undergraduate and one graduate scholarship total. In 2022, CMAA Central PA will be awarding the following scholarships:

1st - $1,000.00
2nd - $1,000.00

3rd - $1,000.00

Eligibility Criteria

1. Must have completed a minimum of one full academic year of undergraduate-level studies and must have a minimum of one full academic year remaining prior to completing the degree being pursued.

2. Must be enrolled in a Construction Management degree program, or other CM-related degree program, and show a strong interest in a career in CM, as demonstrated by a response to the essay question in the application package.

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered by the CMAA Central PA Chapter Scholarship selection committee. The application and all associated attachments must be submitted via U.S. Mail.


CMAA Central PA Chapter Scholarship Application Process


Simply complete the entire scholarship application, making sure to refer to the application directions and to include the required attachments (academic schedule, transcripts, essay, etc.), and return it to the Central PA Chapter – Scholarship Committee by October 29, 2021. The CMAA Central PA Chapter will announce and present scholarship recipients at the CMAA-Central PA at an annual awards banquet on or about January 28, 2022. If you have any questions, please call Chris Cunningham, CCM at (570) 728-4103, or email ccunningham@partneresi.com.


CMAA Central PA Chapter Scholarship Review Process


1. The CMAA Central PA Chapter scholarship selection committee will review all complete applications received from direct submittals and make its decision based on the received application. Selected winners will be notified on-or-about December 15, 2021.


2. Scholarship checks will be issued directly to the educational institution for payment into the selected students’ tuition accounts upon the students’ acceptance of the scholarship and CMAA-Central PA’s verification of the students’ enrollment status.


CMAA Central PA Chapter Scholarship Selection Criteria

The CMAA Central PA Chapter scholarship selection committee will consider the following in selecting winners of the chapter scholarships:

  •  academic performance: 40%

  • quality of essay on future plans and scholarship interest: 25%

  • recommendation of faculty advisor: 15%

  • involvement and/or leadership position in the Student Chapter: 10%

  • extracurricular activities: 10%