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Core Construction Jump Start Program


The Construction Workforce Development Alliance of West Michigan is offering the 2017 Construction Jump Start Scholarship for individuals between the ages of 18 -25 to Jump Start their career in construction. This three week, full- time program will give participating students the competitive edge in acquiring a construction job in West Michigan. In fact, all students completing the program are guaranteed two job interviews with West Michigan construction companies! Construction companies are looking for talented, motivated and highly-trained young employees like you.

By Jump Starting you job in construction, you will learn:

  • How to read blueprints
  • How to work safely
  • How to operate equipment and tools
  • Team work, communications, and employability skills

Whether you're interested in building a home, hotel, hospital, or high school the Jump Start program will give you the edge on beginning your construction career in West Michigan. The Jump Start scholarship will 100% fund your participation in this program.

That's right - if you receive this scholarship you get:
  • Free tuition
  • A minimum of two job interviews after completion of the course
  • Job skills that can be applied immediately

Jump Start your construction career today by applying for the scholarship! (click here for form)

Applications for the scholarship are due by Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:00pm EST.

Applications can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the address below.

Recipients of the 2017 Construction Jump Start Scholarship will be notified by Friday, April 14, 2017.

Construction Jump Start Scholarship
Attn: Julie Parks
622 Godfrey Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Fax: 616-234-4435


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