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SCHOLARSHIP
OPPORTUNITIES

Below are all available scholarship opportunities for NUCA Members and their children

who will be enrolled in College/Trade School for Fall 2022

J. Mitchell Ellington Scholarship

$1,000 Award

Applicable towards college or trade-school programs. 

Application Deadline: May 16, 2022

Mail your application to:  P.O. Box 10097, Cocoa, FL  32927

Adult Graduation

NUCA
OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Andrew Scott Johnson Memorial Scholarship

$7,500 Award

Applicable towards college or trade-school programs. 

Application Deadline: May 20, 2022

Male Student

NUCA
OF 
FLORIDA

National Utility Contractors Association

D.A. Foster Memorial Scholarship

Walter Gainer Scholarship

William & Shirley Burgett Scholarship

NUCA
Scholarship

$8,000 Award

($2,000/yr - 4 yrs)

Application Deadline: May 16, 2022

$4,000 Award

($1,000/yr - 4 yrs)

$2,000 Award

(one-time award)

$1,000 Award

($500/yr - 2 yrs)

Group Bonding

NATIONAL
UTILITY
CONTRACTORS
ASSOCIATION

For more information, contact nucacentralflorida@bellsouth.net or call (321) 795-0894

J. MITCHELL ELLINGTON
SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship program is named after Mitch Ellington, a founding father of our organization who passed away on October 10, 1995. Mitch had started this program with the intention of presenting it to goal-oriented, hard-working students whose grades may not reflect the students’ effort and dedication.   

Who may apply?

Any child of a NUCA of Central Florida member or of an employee of a member who will be enrolled full or part-time in an academic institution beginning in the Fall of 2023. This may be a four-year or two-year college, as well as a construction industry trade or technical school. New students, as well as returning students are encouraged to apply.

How will the application be judged?

Selections will be based on the general worthiness of the application; including:

  • Scholastic Standing

  • ACT and/or SAT scores

  • Activities/community service

  • Career goals

  • Past employment

  • Essay

  • Thoroughness of completed application

How will the confidentiality of the application be protected?

Any child of a NUCA of Central Florida member or of an employee of a member who will be enrolled full- or part-time in an academic institution beginning in the Fall of 2023. This may be a four-year or two-year college, as well as a construction industry trade or technical school. New students, as well as returning students are encouraged to apply.

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2022 WINNER

Remington Dix

graduate of Space Coast

Jr/Sr high School

What must accompany
the application?

  1. Transcript of high school grades through the latest grading period available (may be Fall 2022).

  2. Students must include a letter of recommendation from a faculty member. The letter should include the number of students in the graduating class and the standing of the applicant. Working applicants must include a letter of recommendation from their employer.

If you are having any trouble receiving either a letter of recommendation or

an official transcript, please contact the NUCA office for assistance.

Application Deadline: May 16, 202 

Mail your application to:  P.O. Box 10097, Cocoa, FL  32927