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. As of 2015, the Foundation has awarded over $500,000 in scholarship funding has been awarded to over 1,000 students.

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 Construction Engineering
Civil Engineering Plumbing
Carpentry/Cabinetry Electrical Engineering
Drafting and Design Engineering (general)
Electrical Technology HVAC/HVACR
Landscaping Masonry
Mechanical Engineering Sustainable Construction


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:

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

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