Associated General Contractors Education and Research Foundation/James L. Allhands Essay Competition

The competition is open to any senior¿level student in a four or five¿year ABET or ACCE¿accredited university construction management or construction¿related engineering program. The First Place essay author receives $1,000. His/her faculty sponsor receives $500. Second place wins $500 and third place, $300. Both the recipient and sponsor are invited as guests of the Foundation to the AGC Annual Convention in March. Application can be found at


Award Amount $300 - $1,000
Number of Awards 3
Application Deadline November 15
Available to Class Level Seniors
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering/Management
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Director
Associated General Contractors Education and Research Foundation
Address 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
City, State, Zip Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone (703) 837-5342
Web Site Web site
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