HERMISTON — The Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association is offering a pair of $1,500 scholarships to help educate and train individuals in a profession related to the building industry. The scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of his/her potential to succeed.

Applicants must be a senior enrolled in high school, enrolled as a college student or in a qualified apprenticeship program. The students must be a resident of Umatilla, Morrow, Union, Baker or Wallowa county.

In addition, eligible applicants must have an interest in or intend to pursue a career in the construction profession. This may include welding, heating and ventilation, heavy equipment operator, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, concrete, construction management, architecture/engineering, such as civil, landscaping or structural.

The scholarship application forms are available at www.neohba.com, www.columbiabasinstudenthomes.org, local high school counseling offices or by submitting a request via NEOHBA, P.O. Box 436, Hermiston, OR 97838. The deadline to apply is April 15. For questions, email admin@neohba.

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Contact community writer Tammy Malgesini at tmalgesini@eastoregonian.com or 541-564-4532.

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