Date: January 20, 2011

Chaney Foundation to Offer Scholarships


The Chaney Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2011 Chaney Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship was established as a tuition assistance program in Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Caroline Counties, for the purpose of furthering a student in a major related to the building trades. 

One scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00, up to a maximum of $4,000.00 over four years, will be awarded to one student in each county on a competitive basis. Preference will be given to students majoring in a related field such as Drafting, Construction Management, Concrete Industry Management, Engineering, Environmental Science, Architecture or Business. This scholarship may be used at an accredited two- or four-year college of the student’s choice. 

The Chaney Foundation was chartered in 1987 in the memory of Eugene “Babe” and Richard “Dickie” Chaney. The scholarship was established for the purpose of furthering students in majors related to the building trades, with focus on the fields of drafting, construction management, concrete industry management, engineering, architecture, environmental science or business. 

Applications must be postmarked for submission by April 30, 2011, to The Chaney Foundation, P.O. Box 548, Waldorf, MD 20604-0548. Students may download an application at https://www.chaneyenterprises.com/Who-We-Are/Community/Chaney-Foundation/Scholarships.