NAWIC provides many educational programs for construction industry employees and women looking for work in the field.
- Speakers discuss topics which are construction-related or business issues.
- NEF (NAWIC Education Foundation), seeks to educate the construction industry and nurture tomorrow's workforce. It provides many educational opportunities including certification programs through Clemson University.
- Community service projects, such as Block Kids, Design/Build and CAD/Drafting competition programs, provide information about the construction industry as a career to school age children.
- Regional conferences deliver educational seminars and workshops and networking.
- Chapters present seminars on pertinent topics to the construction industry, as a way to fund our various scholarship and other educational programs.
- NAWIC's national website provides web-based programs and Internet courses.
NAWIC - Las Vegas offers two scholarships per year:
Construction Major Scholarship
Award Amount: $1,000 per semester for full-time or $100 per credit for part-time students; for up to four semesters.
Summary: This scholarship is open to students of UNLV's College of Fine Arts enrolled in the Architecture degree program, or students of UNLV's Howard Hughes College of Engineering enrolled in the Construction Management or Structural Engineering degree program, who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students may be undergraduate or graduate level. Students may be full or part-time.
Open Major Scholarship
$500 per semester for up to eight semesters, with a possible $250 bonus per semester for a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Summary: This scholarship is for students who have a parent or guardian employed by a construction-related organization, or are and have been employed within the field of construction in some capacity. The parent or guardian must currently hold such a position and must have had such type of employment for at least five years. This is verified by a signed employment history to be completed by the parent/guardian. Applicants must be attending, or plan to attend a U.S. accredited college or university at the undergraduate level, with full-time status.