WASHINGTONNorth America’s Building Trades Unions have joined with Rowan University to launch a Bachelor of Arts degree program in Construction Management. The program is a career-oriented professional degree completion program and is designed for individuals who may possess existing college credits and/or on-the-job experience in the building and construction trades. The program is specifically designed for Building Trades members, is accessible nationwide and is fully online.

It has now been announced that beginning with the spring and summer semesters 2017, Rowan University will offer fourteen GBOP Scholarships per year for the next three years to Building Trades members who have applied and been admitted to the Rowan University Bachelor’s Degree Program in Construction Management. One scholarship will be available to a member from each trade.

GBOP Scholarships will pay for half of the first-year tuition for full-time students who are Building Trades members. Full-time enrollment is defined as two classes per semester. The value of these scholarships will be up to $3,600 per student and will only be available to first-year students.

The scholarship criteria for a member of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers is as follows:
Must be a member in good standing
Must have applied to the Rowan University Construction Management Program
Must provide a letter of reference from their Local Union or the International Union
Must maintain a 3.0 GPA to maintain the GBOP Scholarship

This scholarship program is a great opportunity for members that wish to further their education. Applications for the degree program can be found online at For more information please contact Stephen Krone at or 856-341-5924.


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