The Alabama Home Builders Foundation scholarship was founded in 1995 with a mission to help fund deserving students who are interested in pursuing an education in the residential building trades in the state of Alabama.

Click here to apply for a scholarship.


  1. Must be a resident of Alabama
  2. Must be enrolling in, or attending, a junior college, technical school or university in Alabama
  3. Must be enrolled in a construction-related curriculum

Deadline and Submission:

  • Applications submitted electronically, through the AHB Foundation website, must be received by end-of-business day, March 15th
  • All mailed applications must be postmarked by March 15th
  • All faxed and emailed applications must be received by end-of-business day March 15th
  • Applications should be sent to:
    Alabama Home Builders Foundation
    P.O. Box 241305
    Montgomery, AL 36124

Required Attachments:

  • College or high school transcript (whichever is most recent)
  • Minimum of one letter of recommendation from an HBAA member, teacher or supervisor
  • Proof of residency, such as a copy of a state-issued identification or a copy of a utility bill


Skills and Trades AHB Foundation Generally Supports:

Building Science (3rd Year) Construction Engineering
Carpentry/Cabinetry Plumbing
Drafting and Design HVAC/HVACR
Electrical Engineering Masonry
Electrical Technology


Note: This list is not exclusive to other trades. Should an applicant demonstrate that their education will lead to a career in residential building, the AHB Foundation Scholarship Committee will consider the application for possible funding.

Factors the AHB Foundation Scholarship Committee Considers:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Application Received by Deadline
  • Career Goal
  • Completeness of Application
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Financial Need
  • Letters of Recommendations
  • Major
  • Past Recipient
  • Work Experience

For questions on the application or the application process, please contact Louise Brown at 334-834-3006.