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2015 Marek Scholarship Application

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John L., Bill, & Ralph Marek founded the Marek Family of Companies with a strong commitment to its employees and their families. The Marek brothers' tradition of developing and nurturing its employees provides a unique opportunity for individuals looking for a career in the construction industry. For that reason, the Marek Scholarship was established.

Rules and Requirements

A. Eligibility

  1. Applicant must enroll in a college, university, or post-secondary institution during the Fall semester of 2015. Current high school seniors and college students are eligible.
  2. Applicant must be an employee or a dependent of an employee of a Marek member firm. (Preference MAY be given to those pursuing a construction related degree and if you will be first generation college graduate in your immediate family).

B. Requirements

  1. The applicant is responsible for insuring the all of the following items are received by the Marek Scholarship Committee prior to February 27, 2015:
  • Completed four-page original application form
  • Two letters of reference
  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • Essay from applicant titled: Why I Should Receive the Marek Scholarship

C. Awards

  1. The number and dollar amount of awards will be determined by the scholarship Committee. The minimum award will be $1,000 and the maximum could be $10,000.
  2. The applications will be reviewed by the Marek Scholarship Committee. The committee will consider each applicant's interest in construction, grades, extracurricular activities, employment experience, and financial need.
  3. Some restrictions may be made on the use of the funds.
  4. All scholarship recipients will be notified on or before April 3, 2015. Scholarship funds will be disbursed upon receipt of proof of enrollment.

D. Miscellaneous

  1. For application forms, click here to download.
  2. You can also call Yesenia Aguilar at 713-681-2626 x3196 or e-mail
  3. Send completed application packet to:

Attn: Yesenia Aguilar
2115 Judiway Dr.
Houston, Texas 77018

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