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					                                                                                             Scholarship Application Due
                                                                                                          April 30, 2010




          2010 CMAA Colorado Chapter CMAA Foundation
                          Scholarship

                                         Application Package
                            (For Graduate and Undergraduate Applicants)

                                                Due April 30, 2010




Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Information and Application

CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2010-2011 school year.

If you are a resident of the United States of America and will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate
construction management/engineering related degree program in the states of Colorado or Wyoming in the
next school year, you are eligible to apply for a CMAA Colorado Chapter – CMAA Foundation Scholarship.
The CMAA Colorado Chapter will award up to four (4) CMAA Foundation Scholarships in the amount of
$1,000.00 each.

To apply for the CMAA Colorado Chapter – CMAA Foundation Scholarship, complete this scholarship
application, making sure to refer to the application directions, and return it to the CMAA Colorado Chapter by
the April 30, 2010 deadline. Notification of scholarship award will be announced by July 15, 2010.
Scholarship checks will be mailed by August 15, 2010. Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the student’s
college/university upon verification of attendance. Verification of current enrollment status and latest GPA
will be required at time of selection and payment of scholarship, should you be chosen as winner.

    WHAT DOES THE CMAA COLORADO CHAPTER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
                        COMMITTEE LOOK FOR?

All scholarship applications are read and evaluated by the CMAA Colorado Chapter Scholarship Committee,
which then makes its recommendations to the entire CMAA Colorado Chapter Board of Directors. The Board
approves all scholarships awarded. The decisions of the CMAA Colorado Chapter Board of Directors are
final.

At a minimum, the scholarship selection committee shall evaluate:
    1. Work/career objectives of the applicant as they relate to CM.
    2. Cumulative academic performance in CM related courses as well as overall GPA.
    3. The relationship between the academic program in which the applicant is enrolled and CM as a
        professional field of endeavor.
    4. The recommendation of a faculty member or advisor of the student applicant.




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   1
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It is the CMAA Colorado Chapter Directors’ intent that these scholarships reward merit, as demonstrated by
(1) academic excellence, (2) advisor’s evaluation, (3) extracurricular activities, (4) employment experience (if
applicable) and (5) quality of essay. (Financial need is not considered when determining merit.)


                                                 Before you Begin…

        Be sure you are using the correct academic year application. The application may vary from year to
         year. You may copy this application or request additional copies from the CMAA Colorado Chapter
         by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com.

        Please check that you are using a complete application. The scholarship application has 10 sections:
         General Information; Undergraduate and Graduate Information; Future Plans; Scholarship Interest;
         Recommendation Form; Extracurricular Activities; Employment; Membership; Transcripts; and
         Signature Section.

        A completed application will include: a completed and signed application form, an official academic
         transcript, the enclosed advisor’s evaluation sent directly to the CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation,
         and a letter of recommendation from the current employer on company letterhead. If the applicant is
         not currently employed, a letter of recommendation from a department faculty member is required.

        Essays MUST be typed. Any application submitted without typed essays will be disqualified from
         consideration. Check spelling and grammar. Please remember that your application will be
         photocopied. Presentation does matter!

        Please keep a copy of your complete application package. When mailing, request a “proof of
         delivery” from the Post Office. The returned proof of delivery will serve as your notification that the
         CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation has received your application. No other notification will be
         sent. All materials must be postmarked by April 30, 2010. Exceptions will not be made.



                                            Mail Completed Application to:

                                               CMAA Colorado Chapter
                                                  Attn: Scholarships
                                          c/o PBS&J attn: George McKinnon
                                               4601 DTC Blvd. Suite 700
                                                  Denver, CO 80237




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   2
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    I.        General Information

 First Name

 Last Name

 Birth Date

 University/College Attended

 School Address

 City

 State/Province

 Postal Code

 Phone Number

 Country

 Permanent Address


 City

 State/Province

 Postal Code

 Phone

 Country

 Email

 Social Security Number


 CMAA Chapter Affiliation (if any)



If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   3
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    II.        Undergraduate Academic Information
                                                  FOR ALL APPLICANTS
    Undergraduate College or University ______________________________________

    Anticipated or Actual Graduation Date

    Degree: (circle one)               BA                 BS                 AA               Other
    Student Classification at time of application: (circle one)
    1st Year                2nd Year           3rd Year           4th Year

    Cumulative GPA

    Last Term GPA

    Major Field of Study

    Minor Field of Study


    Current Academic Schedule (please attach)
    Birth Date
    Please list any ACADEMIC honors and awards.
    1.

    2.

    3.

    4.
    Do you have credits towards graduation from any other colleges or universities? If so, please list their
    names, cities, and states, and dates of attendance.




    Have you ever received a CMAA Foundation Scholarship? (circle one) Yes                    No

          If so, when?

    Are you currently a member of CMAA? (circle one)                                Yes       No


If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   4
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    III.      Graduate Academic Information
                                         FOR GRADUATE APPLICANTS ONLY

                     SECTION FOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

Graduate College or University

Anticipated Graduation Date

Cumulative GPA

Last Term GPA

Degree Sought


    Current Academic Schedule (Please Attach)

    In seeking this graduate degree, have you attended any other colleges or universities for graduate credit?
    If so, please list their names, cities and states, and dates of attendance.




    Are you enrolled full or part time?

                SECTION FOR STUDENTS SEEKING GRADUATE PROGRAM ADMISSION ONLY

    Degree Sought:

    Where are you applying and where have you been accepted?




    What are your alternatives if you are not accepted?

    Will you enroll full or part time?




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   5
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    IV.       Essay-Future Plans
                                ESSAYS MUST BE TYPED OR COMPUTER PRINTED
    In the space below, please tell us why you are interested in a career in Construction Management. NO
    ATTACHMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   6
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    V.        Essay-Scholarship Interest
                              ESSAYS MUST BE TYPED OR COMPUTER PRINTED
In the space below only, please explain to the Scholarship Committee why it should award you a CMAA
Foundation Scholarship. NO ATTACHMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   7
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    VI.        Extracurricular Activities
Please list your extracurricular information beginning with the most recent, and work back chronologically.
You need not list every detail about every position or activity. Rather, please give a general sense of your
responsibilities and commitment.
Activity          Description                  Organization name           Date Range         Hours




    VII. Employment (If applicable)
Enter information regarding your most recent employment. Attach resume containing all other employment
information in a similar format.


      1. From: (month/year)                                To: (month/year)
      Company Name
      Address
      Supervisor Name
      Your Position
      Duties
      Hours per week
      2. From: (month/year)                                To: (month/year)
      Company Name
      Address
      Supervisor Name
      Your Position
      Hours per week




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   8
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               CMAA Student Chapter/Regional Chapter Membership Verification
                                                     (If applicable)

NOTE TO THE STUDENT CHAPTER OFFICER and FACULTY ADVISOR: If there is a CMAA Student
Chapter at your college or university, or a regional chapter in your area, please complete, sign and seal this
evaluation in a separate envelope with your signature over the envelope flap by April 30, 2010, and return it
under separate cover to the CMAA Colorado Chapter at:

                                                CMAA Colorado Chapter
                                                   Attn: Scholarships
                                           c/o PBS&J attn: George McKinnon
                                                 4601 DTC Blvd., Ste 700
                                                  Denver, CO 80237

If there is a CMAA Student Chapter at your college or university, or a regional chapter in your area, you must submit this
form. The chapter faculty advisor and Student Chapter President (or regional chapter president) should complete and sign
the appropriate sections.

Student:

College/University:

This is to verify that the applicant is an active member in good standing with the CMAA Student Chapter and/or
an active member in good standing with the CMAA Colorado Chapter.

Chapter President or Student Chapter Faculty Advisor:

Name:

Title:

I certify that to the best of my knowledge that this person is a member in good standing.

Signature:                                                                           Date:

                                    Poor         Below Average         Average        Above Average        Superior
Cooperation
Courtesy
Dependability
Industriousness
Initiative
Maturity
Ability to select & achieve goal
Self-Control




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,    9
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ACADEMIC ADVISOR’S EVALUATION
NOTE TO THE ADVISOR: Please complete, sign and seal this evaluation in an official school envelope and
return under separate cover directly to the CMAA Colorado Chapter by April 30, 2010 at:

                                        CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation
                                                 Attn: Scholarships
                                         c/o PBS&J attn: George McKinnon
                                              4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 700
                                                 Denver, CO 80237

Applicant Name
College/University
Department
Advisor Name
How long have you known this student?
In what capacity
How often do you see this student?

               EVALUATE EACH CATEGORY BY PLACING A “X” IN THE APPROPRIATE CELL

                   Poor                Below              Average             Above              Superior
                                       Average                                Average
Cooperation
Courtesy
Dependability
Industriousness
Initiative
Maturity
Ability to
select &
achieve goal
Self-Control


Major GPA                                on a scale of: (circle one)       3.00     4.00       5.00




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   10
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    VIII. Transcripts
You must include an official transcript from each school you have attended for undergraduate and graduate
credit. The transcript must be an original; no photo or web copies will be accepted.

If your school will not issue an official transcript directly to you, the transcript should be sent directly to the
CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation. However, please remember the April 30, 2010 deadline, and be sure to
allow plenty of time for your transcript request to be processed by the school.

Application packages will not be considered complete until the official transcript(s) are received.

Schools Name(s)                                                   Date of Request




    IX.       Applicant Signature
By signing and submitting this application package for a CMAA Colorado Chapter, CMAA Foundation
Scholarship, I certify that the information contained herein is accurate and factual to the best of my
knowledge.

I also acknowledge that all scholarship decisions of the CMAA Colorado Chapter Board of Directors are
final.

Signature:                                                                 Date:




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   11
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Committee members review hundreds of applications from many worthy candidates. To increase the possibility
of receiving a scholarship, make sure you have followed directions completely.

Additional Information
Committee members review many applications from many worthy candidates. Help them know you! To
increase the possibility of receiving a scholarship, make sure you have followed all directions completely.
Your application should be complete and easily readable. Remember, too, that presentation makes an impact.

                                   SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CHECKLIST
As you prepare to mail your scholarship application packet, please remember that the complete application
packet (including recommendations and transcripts) must be postmarked by April 30, 2010. Be sure to allow
yourself enough time! Before you mail your application, you may want to complete the following checklist:
____ Completed all sections of the application packet.
        General Information
        Undergraduate Academic Information
        Graduate Academic Information (GRADUATE APPLICANTS ONLY)
        Essay 1-Future Plans
        Essay 2-Scholarship Interest
        Employment Information
        Extra Curricular Activities Leadership, Volunteerism, and Activity Information
        Transcripts
        Student Chapter Verification (if applicable)
        Academic Advisor’s Evaluation
        Applicant Signature
____Double checked all spelling, grammar, and the presentation of the application.
____Distributed the recommendation letter to the proper person and let them know that the letter must be
     postmarked by April 30, 2010.
____Requested or included an official transcript from each university attended for undergraduate and/or
     graduate credit, in plenty of time to meet the application deadline.
____Signed and dated the application package.
____Mailed the application, postmarked on or before April 30, 2010.
____Obtained a “proof of delivery” from the Post Office. To ensure the delivery of this application please
     complete this step of the application process. No other confirmation will be sent.


                                                 Mail Application to:
                                        CMAA Colorado Chapter Foundation
                                                 Attn: Scholarships
                                         c/o PBS&J attn: George McKinnon
                                              4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 700
                                                 Denver, CO 80237




If you have any questions please contact the CMAA Colorado Chapter by e-mail at gmckinnon@pbsj.com prior to April 30,   12
2010

				
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