HVACR Scholarships

There are quite a number of HVACR Scholarships that you can apply if you are thinking of doing your undergraduate study or engineering technology program in the field of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States has projected that the job market for HVACR mechanics and installers will grow by 14% from 2014 to 2024 compared to all other installation, maintenance and repair occupation which is projected to grow by 6%. The median annual wage for mechanics and installers is about $45,000 in 2014.

If you want to get better pay in this field, get higher qualification by pursuing a degree course in mechanical engineering. The median annual wage for mechanical engineer is about $88,000 in 2014.

There is always a need for HVACR personnel as the demand for better energy efficient equipment and the effort to reduce greenhouse effect are becoming more urgent as the days go by. Global warming is causing an adverse effect on the livelihood of the population and more standards and regulations will be passed to address this issue.

If you have an interest in this field, here are 5 of the institutions and universities that provide HVACR Scholarships to encourage more students to take up this field of study.

HVACR Scholarships and Financial Aids

Ashrae Scholarships

The Undergraduate Scholarships are valued at $10,000, $5,000 and $3,000 per annum. The University Specific Scholarships are offered at selected universities and are valued at $5,000 and $3,000 per annum. Regional and Chapter Undergraduate Scholarships are offered based on the region/chapter and are also valued at $5,000 and $3,000 per annum. 

Deadline to apply is 1 December every year. 

Rees Scholarship Foundation

The HVACR and Water Heating Technician Program is offered to the citizens of the United States who enroll in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration training program at an accredited school. You will be trained to become a qualified HVACR technician.

The Veterans Program is provided for former Armed Forces veterans who intend to pursue a second career in HVACR and water heating field.

Deadlines for Fall Semester is July 1 and Spring Semester is November 1.

Nexstar Legacy Foundation

The Management in Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarship is valued at $8,000 and deadline is usually at the end of March.

The Technicians in plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical scholarship amount ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 and applications will be reviewed throughout the year.

The Troops to Trades Training Grant and Scholarship Application amount can go up to $100,000 and are for veterans who intend to pursue a career in plumbing, heating, cooling or electrical residential service industry. Deadline to apply is end of December. 

New York Propane Gas Association

This association works with a few colleges in New York to provide John Ganey Memorial Scholarships for students who are pursuing HVACR technical services programs. Here are 5 the colleges that are offering these scholarships. Amount of awards is $1,500 or $2,000.

  • Alfred State College
  • John Jay College
  • Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Monroe Community College
  • SUNY Delhi

PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarships

This foundation offers awards amount of $1,000 to $5,000 for students who are citizens of the United Sates or Canada. You can apply if you are pursuing a course in plumbing, heating or cooling industry. Sponsors that are giving up these financial aids include Bradford White Corporation, A.O. Smith, Delta Faucet Company, RIDGID Tool Company and State Water Heaters.

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