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  • The Professional Women in Building Council is a diverse network of home building industry professionals representing the entire spectrum of work in residential construction. For more than 60 years, members have made meaningful strides to build a more diverse workforce, mentor the next generation of female building professionals, and bring awareness to the important role women serve in the residential construction industry. Members of PWB connect, collaborate and encourage each other through activities that promote, enhance and support home building and women in the industry.

    Members of the PWB raise funds throughout the year, and accept donations made by individuals and companies. The amount awarded each year differs for this reason. You may find out more information by calling the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans at (504) 837-2700.

    We will be offering two $1250 scholarships to students in the construction trade. Recipients will be selected by the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans Professional Women in Building Council. The deadline to apply is November 16, 2023; Applicants will be recognized at the annual Officer and Awards Reception on November 30th, 2023.

  • Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

    Each applicant will be required to take part in a 10-20 minute interview conducted by the Scholarship Committee of the PWB. This scholarship is open to all higher education students - entering college freshman or higher – for the Spring 2023 (no reimbursements). Only applicants who complete the application in its entirety and meet the eligibility requirements will be eligible for an interview, although not all applicants may be contacted. Interviews may take place via Zoom or in-person, at the discretion of all parties involved.

    1. DEADLINE for scholarship applications is November 16, 2023.  (no exceptions).

    2. Refer to the criteria below for eligibility requirements.

    3. Refer to the application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., reference forms, etc.)  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    4. If any question does not apply to you in this application, please put N/A in the space.

  • Email all additional information (references, transcripts, etc.) to ashlyn@home-builders.org or drop it at the HBAGNO office.

    2424 N. Arnoult Rd. Metairie, LA 70001