The Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association is offering a pair of $1,500 scholarships to help educate and train individuals in a field related to the building industry.

Applicants must be high school seniors, a current college student or enrolled in a qualified apprenticeship program. In addition, eligible applicants must be a resident of Umatilla, Morrow, Union, Baker or Wallowa counties, who plans to pursue a career in the building trades. Eligible professions include welding, heating and ventilation, heavy equipment operator, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, concrete, construction management, architecture/engineering and more.

The scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of his/her potential to succeed.

Applications are available at local high school counseling offices, or by mailing Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association, P.O. Box 436, Hermiston, OR, 97838.

The deadline to apply is Monday, April 15. For more information, email

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