ECA Total Endowment:  $1,374,400

Student Support Per-Year:  $93,000


ECA supports dozens of young men and women in their trade training and apprenticeship, through scholarships drawn from endowment funds built up by the ECA Board of Directors over many years. The hundreds of thousands of dollars committed to these funds underscores the ECA's commitment to ensuring a vibrant and ready workforce, for generations to come.

On behalf of the award recipients, we would like to thank the ECA membership for their support of these scholarship initiaitives. 

Every year, the following scholarships are awarded on behalf of ECA Members:

  • 46 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Trades Awards  ($46,000)
  • 4 ECA Family Member Scholarships ($10,000)
  • 5 Thygesen Family Awards  ($7,500)
  • 4 Women in Construction Awards  ($4,000
  • 4 NAIT Advancement Carpentry Awards ($4,000)
  • 10 NAIT Awards ($1,000)
  • 4 NAIT Terry Fulcher Scholarships ($10,000)
  • 1 University of Alberta Construction Administration Award  ($1,000)

Contact us for more information on each of these scholarships.

*Partner scholarships are administered by our educational partners at AIT, NAIT, and U of A. Applications are not received by ECA.

ECA Family Member Recipients

Each year, the ECA recognizes the achievements and volunteer service of first-year students *under 20 years old, whose parents are employed by ECA member firms. Four $2,500 scholarships are awarded on behalf of the ECA membership.

The 2019 ECA scholarship applications will open up in the fall.







Nancy Skorobohach (VETS Group)

Matthew Fransson (Urban Systems Ltd.)

Samantha Sjolie (Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd.)

Kaitlin Jaffray (Clark Builders)

Adam Samycia

Andy Barr

Hanna Kozak

Kevin Lin

David Brookes 

Kieran Maheden 

Nicholas Ambrozic

Gauhar Ali 


Special thanks to the scholarship selection committee: Michelle Berg (U of A, Faculty of Extension), Megan Bates (Women Building Futures), Jay Summach (Yellow Pencil) and Jess Kuhnel (Edmonton Construction Association).


2020 Application coming soon.


Application Deadline, October 16, 2020 - 4:00 pm