Connecticut Training and Recruitment

Construction Scholarship Calls for Entries

Bridgeport, CT –  Graduating high school seniors and college students planning to start or continue studying a construction-related field are invited to apply for Viking Construction’s annual scholarship.

Viking created the scholarship in 2012 to support the general community and those pursing construction-related careers.  To date, the company has committed $40,000 to students.  Applicants must maintain a 2.7 grade point average minimum to continue to receive the award each year they are in college.

Ideal candidates will be enrolled in programs such as construction management, architecture, civil engineering, surveying, and urban planning. Semifinalists will be selected from the qualified applications and will be invited to have a personal interview with Anthony Gaglio, Jr., vice president of Viking Construction, Inc. A winner will be selected after the interview, and the scholarship check will be mailed directly to the winner’s school before the start of classes.

Each year, the company awards $4,000 scholarships, up to $1,000 per year in college, to qualified students who complete the online application, available at The deadline for the 2021 scholarship is June 18.