American Public Works Association Ben C Pratt Scholarship Program

American Public Works Association Ben C. Pratt Scholarship Program
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Deadline for Submittal is May 5th 2017.



  • Award amounts are determined each year by the Southwest Florida Branch Executive Committee.
  • Funds shall be used for student fees including, but not limited to, tuition and books at an accredited private college; state university or college; technical centers and agencies; Florida Public Works Institute; or Florida Public Works Academy.
  • Recipients shall furnish receipts to the Executive Committee, upon request, validating proper use of funds.
  • Failure to furnish receipts, or spending funds on unapproved items, will result in the applicant being ineligible for future funding.


The Southwest Florida Branch Scholarship Committee Chairman will inform each applicant as to the status of their application and the date the scholarship will be awarded.  SCHOLARSHIPS SHALL BE PRESENTED IN CATEGORIES AS DETERMINED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.  The application procedure is as follows:


  1. Obtain an application from Career Center.
  2. All applicants must provide a personal statement that includes information about career goals, background and any other information that would assist the committee in judging eligibility for the scholarship award.  Personal statements should not exceed two pages (12 fonts, double space).
  3. Return the application to the Southwest Florida Branch Scholarship Committee Chairman: 


Mr. Robbie Powell

Wright Construction Group

1404 Dean Street, Suite 201

Fort Myers, Florida 33901  


Scholarships are awarded for one year only.  Applicants may re-apply for the award the following year


 The number of scholarships awarded each year is contingent upon available funds.  The total number of scholarships and amount awarded in each category may vary each year. Last year, seven (7) $500 scholarships were awarded.


Deadline for Submittal is May 5th 2017.