FALLS CHURCH, VA. -- Applications are now being accepted for scholarships awarded through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.  In 2013, up to 22 scholarships totaling $56,000 are available. The scholarship awards are sponsored by A.O. Smith, Bradford White Corporation, Delta Faucet Company, RIDGID, the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, the PHCC of Massachusetts and PHCC of Texas Auxiliaries and the PHCC Past National Officers.

The scholarships available through the PHCC Educational Foundation are generally targeted at students pursuing a course of study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. Select awards are limited to students enrolled in a plumbing or HVACR apprentice program; while others are reserved for students studying at a community college, trade school or an undergraduate degree program at a four-year college.  For complete information and application forms, students can visit www.phccfoundation.org or call the PHCC Educational Foundation at (800) 533-7694. Applications and supporting materials are due no later than May 1, 2013.