Ivory Scholars Program

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The Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation focuses their philanthropy on assisting – at the most fundamental level – the individual. Their goal is to directly amplify an individual’s capacity to advance economically through education, affordable housing, sustainable communities and by providing support for the underserved.

Educating the next generation is a key component of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation, which is why they established the Ivory Scholars Program at SLCC. The goal of this program is to support students as they earn a degree in SLCC’s Construction Management Program (AS) or Construction Management & Sustainable Building Program (AAS).

About the Ivory Scholars Program:

  • 10 students will be awarded the Ivory Scholars Award each year
  • The Ivory Scholars Award is for two years or four semesters
  • The Ivory Scholars Award is for $1,000 per semester, which can be used for
    • Tuition and fees
    • Books
    • Supplies
    • Other educational expenses
  • Awarded students must attend a mentoring event with Ivory Homes once a year and are encouraged to attend Ivory Homes events for students throughout the year.
  • Awarded students must enroll in 12+ credits each semester they receive the Ivory Scholars Award.

Completion Scholarship

Students who succeed in earning their Associates Degree within the two years will have the opportunity to apply for a completion scholarship of $4,000, also funded by the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation.

To qualify for the Ivory Scholars Program, students must:

  • Enroll in SLCC’s Construction Management Program (AS) or Construction Management & Sustainable Building Program (AAS).
  • Have a goal to graduate with an associate degree within two years.
  • Have and maintain a 2.5+ GPA
  • Agree to attend one mentoring session with Ivory Homes a year.

How to apply for the Ivory Scholars Program:

To learn the application deadlines for the SLCC Scholarship application, please visit scholarships website.