Kenn Lockhart CSI Scholarship Foundation

Application Requirements

A.  Criteria
  • Scholarships may be awarded to a student with the following:

    •  4-Year and Higher Degree Programs:  A minimum of two years completed toward a four-year and above degree and at least one year remaining to complete their professional degree.
    • 2-Year Degree Programs:  A minimum of one year completed toward a two-year degree and at least one semester remaining to complete their degree.

  • Student must be a resident of Arizona and be enrolled in an accredited college in the State of Arizona.

  • Student must be majoring in architecture, engineering for building projects, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction science and technology – including construction management.

  • Student must have shown special skill and advancement in the areas of architecture, engineering for building projects, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction science and technology– including construction management.

  • Financial need is not a criterion.

  • Student must have a grade average of not less than 2.5 in a grading scale of 4.0.

B.  Review and Award
  • The Board of Directors of the Kenn Lockhart CSI Scholarship Foundation will review all nominations and make scholarship awards to deserving nominees who meet the eligibility requirements and submit a complete nomination package.

  • It is the intent of the Foundation for scholarship money to be paid directly to the student for the purchase of tuition and books for use during the upcoming school year

  • It is hoped that the scholarship award recipient will be able to attend the Phoenix Chapter CSI June Awards Meeting to receive a framed certificate recognizing the student as a Kenn Lockhart CSI Scholarship Foundation recipient, as well as receiving the scholarship check.

  • Recipients and their direct families will receive complimentary meals at the awards banquet.

C.  Nomination
  • Nomination shall be made by the Dean or Department Chairperson of the college  attended by the nominee.

  • Nomination should contain the following information pertaining to the nominee:

    • A completed Scholarship Nomination Application, either online or hard copy.
    • A one page letter, written by the student nominee, describing his/her interest in their major and their career goals.
    • Descriptive data pertaining to any special accomplishments in their major.
    • Nominating letter written by Dean or Department Chairperson.
    • A minimum of two endorsement letters from either professors or employers in the design or construction industry. Endorsement letters should be pertinent to the specific areas of achievement upon which the nomination is based.
    • Current official college transcript.

  Kenn Lockhart CSI Scholarship Foundation

  Ronald Geren, AIA, CSI, CCS, CCCA, SCIP

  c/o RLGA Technical Services

  5902 East Grandview Rd.

  Scottsdale AZ  85254

  • Form of Award: 

    • 4-Year and High Degree Programs:  A minimum of one $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded per year
    • 2-Year Degree Programs:  A minimum of one $500.00 scholarship will be awarded per year.

  • Notification:  Nominees selected will be notified by telephone call or email approximately one week after deadline for nominations.