Assisting Students in Homebuilding Curricula to Pursue Higher Education

The California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarship was established in 2012 by Michael Cortney, a 2000 Hall of Fame Honoree, and his late wife Julia Cortney. This scholarship aims to support students in building programs in achieving their higher education goals.

The California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a college or university and majoring in a building-related program. Recipients may attend any California college or university. Selection criteria include scholastic achievement, extracurricular involvement, demonstrated integrity, and character. Financial need is also considered during the selection process. A minimum of $5,000 in non-renewable scholarship funds is awarded directly to the recipient's college or university's financial aid student account.

Each year, the California Homebuilding Foundation hosts an elegant black-tie awards dinner to induct its newest Hall of Famers. The Hall of Fame event stands as the Foundation's largest fundraising occasion of the year. During the ceremony, scholarships are awarded in person to deserving recipients. Scholarship winners are honored guests of the Foundation for the evening, and their attendance at the event is mandatory.

The Hall of Fame event for 2024 will take place at The Westin Anaheim Resort in Anaheim on June 18, 2024. For further details regarding the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame gala and Hall of Fame scholarship, please reach out to Terri Brunson at tbrunson@mychf.org.

The 2024 California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarship Application is Now Available!
(PDF Download with Submission Instructions)

The deadline for applying is May 3rd!

Hall of Fame Scholarships are Sponsored by:
Dave and Lori Sanson, DeNova Homes
Larry and Joan Webb, The Webb Group


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Through the support of our benefactors and donors, the California Homebuilding Foundation is able to offer scholarships to students in construction-related academic programs in California community and technical colleges, state schools and universities.

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