PHCC scholarships for 2016 now available


Falls Church, Va. — A. O. Smith is one of the companies sponsoring the annual scholarship program offered by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. 

Applications are now being accepted for up to 39 scholarships totaling $85,000.  In addition to A. O. Smith, major scholarship award sponsors are:  State Water Heaters, Delta Faucet Company, RIDGID, Bradford White Corporation, and the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund. The application deadline is May 1.

Applicants must be apprentices or college students pursuing a course of study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry.  Students in plumbing or HVAC apprenticeship programs, including the Foundation's online eLearning program are eligible to apply for a 2016 scholarship.

“Attracting new talent is essential to the future of the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) industry,” according to the PHCC.  “The PHCC Educational Foundation and its industry partners are teaming up to identify and aid students pursuing a career in the p-h-c industry. The purpose of these scholarship programs is to help students prepare for careers in the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) profession.”

For complete information and application forms, students can visit or call the PHCC Educational Foundation at (800) 533-7694. Applications and complete supporting materials are due no later than May 1, 2016.