Oberlin, Ohio—The Natural Stone Institute has announced two scholarships available to individuals pursuing careers in the natural stone industry. The deadline to submit applications for the Natural Stone Scholarship and the Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship is July 20.
The Natural Stone Scholarshipprovides a trip to TISE 2019, where the winner will gain valuable technical and practical knowledge regarding the natural stone industry and will meet and network with leading stone professionals. The ideal candidate will be a fabricator, installer or administrative apprentice with fewer than five years of experience in the natural stone industry and at least six months experience working with a Natural Stone Institute member company.
The Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarshipwill provide a trip to one of three 2019 industry events: TISE, Coverings or the Natural Stone Institute Study tour. The winner will shadow industry professionals within different sectors of the stone industry and have the opportunity to deepen her commitment to a career in the stone industry and explore her potential for leadership. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience, be currently employed by a Natural Stone Institute member company, and must be a first-time attendee of the chosen event.
To learn more, visit naturalstoneinstitute.org/awards.