Scholarships


Below are scholarships offered specifically for students interested in the construction industry. This opportunity has been made possible by the generosity of Clark Construction Group and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. We encourage our second and third-year civil, systems, and environmental engineering majors to consider applying.

For specific information about each scholarship click on the "+" next to each scholarship name.

The William L. Talbert Scholarship

The Clark Construction Group has continued its generous support to the School of Engineering and Applied Science with The William L. Talbert Scholarship. 

  • Purpose
    • To encourage Civil Engineering majors in the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) to pursue the SEAS Engineering Business Minor.
    • To make students aware of the professional opportunities in construction management with companies like Clark Construction Group. 
    • To increase the opportunities for recruiting UVA Engineering students and graduates for internships and careers at Clark Construction Group.
  • Award

    The recipient will receive $10,000 for tuition and fees for an academic year. In addition, the recipient will receive priority consideration for a Clark Construction Group Internship.

  • Eligibility

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    • Rising 3rd or 4th year students majoring in Civil Engineering.
    • Have formally declared the Engineering Business Major.
    • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better
    • Interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry
  • Application Requirements
    • Submit a short video (5 minutes max) answering the following questions: How do you plan to integrate engineering and business into your career? Why are you interested in a career in construction? As a future engineer, how would you like to inspire wonder?
    • Unofficial transcript
    • Resume
    • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member
    • Profile Photo
The Whiting-Turner Scholarship

Established by the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, this scholarship was established to support students in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment and to help make students aware of opportunities in the construction engineering and management field. 

  • Purpose
    • To encourage students in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment (ESE), home of Civil, Systems, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Virginia, to pursue excellence in civil, systems, and environmental engineering education.
    • To make students aware of the professional opportunities in construction management with companies like Whiting-Turner.
    • To increase the opportunities for recruiting UVA Engineering students and graduates for internships and careers at Whiting-Turner.
  • Award

    The recipient will receive $10,000 for tuition and fees for an academic year. In addition, the recipient will receive priority consideration for a Whiting-Turner Internship.

  • Eligibility

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    • Rising 3rd or 4th year students majoring in civil, systems, or environmental engineering
    • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better
    • Interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry

     

  • Application Requirements
    • Submit a short video (5 minutes max) answering the following questions: How do you plan to pursue civil, systems, or environmental engineering as a career? Why are you interested in a career in construction? As a future engineer, how would you like to inspire wonder?
    • Unofficial transcript
    • Resume
    • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member
    • Profile Photo