Go Build California Trade Scholarship Nominations Now Open

Nominate Someone Passionate About Skilled Trades Today!

The increased need for workers skilled in the trades have resulted in larger numbers of students seeking out vocational and trade education. Starting this December, Go Build California will award a monthly Go Build Trade Scholarship to help aid opportunities for those who have the desire to further pursue education in the skilled trades pathway.  Employers, Teachers, Counselors, Apprenticeship Coordinators – Don’t miss this opportunity to nominate one of your star employees or students!  First round of nominations are due by November 30, 2017!


Go Build California wants to recognize your students for their commitment and passion to their future careers in the construction industry. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Go Build Trade Scholar. We will recognize one student each month. That student will be highlighted on the Go Build California website and on social media platforms. All students receiving this recognition will be eligible to receive a scholarship ranging from $500-$1,000 to be used in furthering their education in the construction industry trades pathway.


  • The nominated student must be interested in a career in the construction industry with plans to pursue a trades career.
  • The nominated student should be currently enrolled or accepted into a construction program.
  • Scholarship dollars must be used at an education institute or training program for construction-related training in California.

NOMINATE A STUDENT HERE: Go Build California Trade Scholarship Nomination Form

Go Build California is a comprehensive workforce development initiative that seeks to enhance the image of the construction industry and inform young people and their influencers about opportunities in the skilled trades. Go Build California is supported by the Associated General Contractors Construction Education Foundation (AGC CEF). Founded in 2000 by the association, it works to develop and promote educational programs that expand and strengthen the professionalism and effectiveness of people in the construction industry. 

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