The Davis Memorial Foundation currently awards each year
to individuals who want to further their education.
The Foundation gives priority to students who
want to attend a trade school, or get a college
or university degree that relates to the construction
industry. Employees, spouses, and children of
roofing industry professionals in particular are
encouraged to apply.
Awards are based on both academic and personal
achievements. Although financial need is not a
requirement for the award, the Foundation will
consider level of financial need as the final
criteria if, in the judgment of the selection
committee, candidates are otherwise ranked equally.
Amount of scholarship: A total of six scholarships will be awarded at $5,000 per
Number of scholarships awarded: Six
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Award Announcement: Western Roofing Expo 2015 - June 14-17 @ Paris Las Vegas Hotel
2014-2015 Scholarship Winners
Maria F. Nifas
Roofmaster Products Company - Pasadena, CA
Western Pacific Roofing Corporation - Palm Desert, CA
CertainTeed - Sacramento Valley / Northern Nevada
Firestone Building Products - Indianapolis, IN
JJ Roofing Company - Riverside, CA
Enterrprise Roofing, Inc. - Concord, CA
See previous scholarship recipients
with the 2014-2015 Scholarship Application
RJ McKennon Scholarship
The RJ McKennon Scholarship is intended for a
dedicated and hard-working employee working within
the roofing industry for the purpose of raising
the recipients marketable skills, knowledge, and
as a reward for their hard work. For scholarship information on this special award, please visit the RJ McKennon Scholarship page.
the 2014-2015 McKennon Nomination Form
The Davis Memorial Foundation awards grants to
help develop curriculum and establish libraries
at construction management schools affiliated
with colleges or universities in the western states.
The foundation also grants funds to organizations
that offer seminars or provide printed materials
that add to the knowledge base of roofing professionals.
Please contact the Foundation at (650) 938-5405
if you have any questions about who is eligible
to receive grants.
must meet one of the following requirements:
- Currently attend a high school, technical
trade school, or college or university
(graduate or undergraduate)
- Been accepted into a college, university,
or trade school
- Be an employee of a roofing professional
- Be a spouse, child (by birth or legal
adoption), or step-child of a roofing
If you have any questions, please feel
free to contact the Foundation at (650)