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The PENTA Building Group Accepting Applications for Construction Scholarship Program

The PENTA Building Group, a nationally recognized commercial contractor, is continuing its longstanding scholarship program through University of Nevada Las Vegas, Arizona State University and other institutions in Southern California.

The opportunity is available to high school seniors, undergraduate freshman with less than 24 credits; students planning to attend Arizona State University, University of Nevada Las Vegas or a Southern California accredited university; and students with a major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering.

Those who win the grant will receive $5,000 for the first year of school, which may be renewed for three additional years with a 3.0 GPA maintained, as well as a paid internship with PENTA.

Students located in Southern California and Nevada may apply by visiting the following website (deadline April 12)

Students in Arizona may apply by visiting the following website (deadline April 26)

PENTA operates out of in Las Vegas, NV, Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ, and builds projects in a wide range of market sectors, including gaming/hospitality, healthcare and higher education. The company continues to cultivate top talent in the industry, attracting employees to its people-centric culture, and also notably through its robust internship program that allows aspiring professionals to engage PENTA staff through close mentorship and hands on experience.

As a whole, the construction industry faces a persisting talent shortage. According to Associated Builders and Contractors, the industry will need to attract an estimated 546,000 additional workers on top of the normal pace of hiring in 2023 to meet the demand for labor.


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