BRIDGEPORT, CONN., (June 15, 2023) – Students who are or will be studying for a career in a construction-related field now have a chance to receive financial support thanks to the Viking Construction Education Scholarship. The $4,000 scholarship, which is open to any graduating high school senior or college student who has declared a major relating to the construction industry, provides $1,000 annually for up to four years of study, assuming the student maintains a 2.7 grade point average.
There is no fee to apply for the scholarship, and applications are available online (https://www.vikingconstruction.net/viking-scholarship/). Completed forms must be submitted to Viking Construction by June 30, 2023. In July, semi-finalists will be selected from the qualified applications and will be invited to have a personal interview with Anthony Gaglio, Sr., president of Viking Construction, Inc. A winner will be selected after the interview.
“We are a family business with roots stretching back nearly a century, with a great team of employees who work hard every day at what they do,” said Anthony Gaglio. “This scholarship is our salute to their efforts to our company, to our community, and to the construction industry as a whole. It is important to us to support the next generation of construction professionals, the same way so many professionals have supported us.”
Founded in 1991, Viking Construction, Inc., (www.vikingconstruction.net) is a family-owned company of craftsmen in all areas of construction. The company strongly believes in personal involvement, quality control, and sound financial management. Its award-winning portfolio includes historic renovations, wastewater treatment facilities, pharmaceutical plants, churches, schools, assisted living facilities, office buildings, industrial manufacturing plants and large-scale affordable housing projects throughout Connecticut and New York.