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CentralPAWorks Centre County Whole-Homes Repair Scholarship & Grants

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Through American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, The Whole-Homes Repair (WHR) Program was created to assist homeowners with home repairs, energy efficiency, case management services and to support workforce development efforts in Centre County. 

 

The WHR Program is administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and locally by Centre County Government's Office of Adult Services.  The Builders Association of Central PA is proud to partner with both organizations to oversee the workforce development program through their CentralPAWorks initiative. This joint effort signifies a commitment to incentivize engagement with home remodeling, to foster a skilled residential construction workforce and to improve living conditions in Centre County. 

 

Applications for the first round of the Centre County Whole-Homes Repair Scholarship & Grant Program are being accepted through Friday, August 2, 2024.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Individuals must complete the application for the specific scholarship/grant they are interested in for the round of the Centre County Whole-Homes Repair Scholarship & Grant Program are being accepted through Friday, August 2, 2024.  Selection for scholarships/grants will be determined by the WHR Workforce Committee. based on information provided on the application forms.  Funds will be released to to post secondary institution or business once confirmation of attendance, employment or training is made.  There are no financial eligibility requirements; however, income level will be documented and collected ie. paystubs, previous year's taxes.

NOTE: Successful applicants will be eligible for scholarships and/or grants of up to a total of $2,500 per year.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS 

Academic Scholarships

Applicant must be enrolled in a post-secondary program that focuses on residential construction.

Graduation Caps

Who is Eligible:

-Must be a Centre County resident

-Available to first year students only, starting Fall 2024

Requirements:

-Complete application

-Two adult references

-Transcript

-Documentation of furthering education in the residential construction industry.

 

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