Supporting HVAC Career Aspirations

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program was established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education. This scholarship provides essential financial support to aspiring residential HVAC, or home performance contracting careers.

Up to 20 eligible students will be awarded a $2500 scholarship to pursue an HVAC degree or certificate at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or approved technical institute during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants will be asked to explain what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education and their plans upon graduating.

Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are closed.

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for the 2020-21 academic year is no longer accepting submissions. Stay tuned this fall, when we’ll begin accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Important Dates

October 4, 2019: Application submission open

March 31, 2020: Last day for application submission

May 2020: Notification of selection results

August 2020: Awards mailed out


Eligibility Requirements

Students planning to enroll or currently enrolled* in an HVAC technical program** at an accredited institution for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
US Citizens, US Nationals, US Permanent Residents based on the guidelines utilized by the US Department of Education Federal Financial Aid eligibility
Minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
Student pursuing an Associate’s Degree, Certificate, or Diploma in an HVAC technical program

Preference will be given to high school seniors and students age 18-26. The first 350 applicants will be considered. If interest dictates, the limit may be raised to accommodate for more applications.
* Current students must continue to be enrolled through January 1, 2021
** Applicants are required to upload documentation that the eligible HVAC program is offered at the school applied to/enrolled. Employees and children of employees of EGIA and the EGIA Foundation are ineligible to apply.

Selection Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded based on eligibility requirements, academic merit, financial need, and interest of pursuing a career in residential HVAC or home performance contracting. Applicants will be asked to explain what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education and their plans after graduation.