Legacy Scholarship Program

2015 Legacy Scholarship

Administrator: Josh Martin of Seaside Plumbing Inc.
Phone: 410-641-1368
Email: seasidejosh@gmail.com

Congratulations to this year's Legacy Scholarship winner!

  • Andrew Kappelmeier of Stephen Decatur High School - View Essay

Scholarship Philosophy

Contractors For a Cause believes that helping local students realize a career in and/or affiliated in the field of construction industry (including electric, mechanical, architecture, engineering, design, etc.) through continued education and/or journeyman ship, will assist them to further develop trade knowledge and skills. We hope that these skills will not only benefit the individual, but will additionally benefit our community service need for the future. Recipients of the Legacy Scholarship, that proceed to attain an accredited education and field expertise in their chosen field of construction, have CFAC's continued commitment to assist them with career opportunities in the construction industry.

1) One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize one local high school graduating seniors, planning to pursue a career in, or one affiliated with, the field of construction. Stephen Decatur High School students can contact Counselor Kay Russo for application information, or see links below for on-line application.

All candidates must provide: a complete application and an essay or oral presentation from which a winner will be selected.

Essay or Oral presentation telling the selection committee about the applicant and their reasons for pursuing a career in the construction industry. Applicants may write or speak about academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, work experience, and financial need.


Must be maximum 600 typewritten words in a 12 font word processing format, double spaced page(s) and must be numbered. No personal identification on any page of essay.

Oral Presentation (Optional)
Must be Announced to the scholarship director/administrator prior to April 24th, 2015. Presentation should be 10 minutes in length. Oral presentations will be in front of the Scholarship selection committee on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 in the Seaside Plumbing Inc. Offices located at the Ocean Pines address below.

Submit to:

The application form and essay must be submitted together via:
E-mail to: seasidejosh@gmail.com or
Mail to: Contractors For A Cause
c/o Josh Martin
11004 Manklin Meadows Lane Unit 4
Ocean Pines, MD 21811


Application and Essay must be e-mail dated or postmarked by Friday, April 24, 2015. Application and/or Oral Presentation is to be given on May 1, 2015 at 5:30 PM. All essays submitted become the property of Contractors For A Cause (CFAC). CFAC may publish information about, photos of, and all or parts of the essay submitted in any media.

Application (Online)Application (PDF)


Contractors to offer scholarships to local students