HERMISTON — The Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association is offering two $1,500 scholarships to help educate and train individuals in a profession related to the building industry.

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their potential to succeed.

Applicants must currently be a senior enrolled in high school, enrolled as a college student or in a qualified apprenticeship program. The students must be a resident of Umatilla, Morrow, Union, Baker or Wallowa counties and have an interest in or intend to pursue a career in the construction profession, including welding, heating and ventilation, heavy equipment operator, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, concrete, construction management, architecture/engineering.

To learn more about building trade career opportunities, go online to the Oregon State Building and Construction Trades Council or visit the different colleges who offer construction management degrees.

Scholarship application forms are available online at www.neohba.com or www.columbiabasinstudenthomes.org.

The deadline for application is April 15.

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