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2021 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 tradition of developing and nurturing employees provides a unique opportunity for individuals looking for a career in the construction industry. For this 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 2021. Current high school seniors and college students are eligible.

2. Applicant must be a full-time employee with at least one consecutive year of service with a MAREK member firm or a dependent of a full-time employee of a MAREK member firm with at least one consecutive year of service.

(Preference MAY be given to those pursuing a construction related degree and first generation college students.)

B. Application

1. The applicant is responsible for ensuring all of the following items are received by the MAREK Scholarship Committee by May 28, 2021.

• Completed online application form
• Two letters of reference
• Official high school and/or college transcripts
• Essay from applicant titled: Why I Should Receive the MAREK Scholarship

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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 $2,000.

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 July 01, 2021. Scholarship funds will be disbursed upon receipt of proof of enrollment.

5. If selected you will be required to provide us with your Social Security Number for distribution of funds. We will contact you for that information if you are selected to receive a scholarship.

D. Miscellaneous

To complete the online application, click here.

Questions? Email Marvie Oracion at or call 713-681-2626 x3045.

Official transcripts should be mailed to:
Attn: Marvie Oracion
2115 Judiway
Houston, Texas 77018