May 1st is the deadline for RIDGID scholarship applications to be received by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.

Up to four RIDGID sponsored scholarships will be awarded, with recipients receiving up to $1,000 in tuition assistance and $1,500 in tools.

Applicants must be enrolled in a plumbing or HVACR study program at a PHCC approved apprentice program, or a full-time degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college or trade school studying plumbing or HVACR installation and repair.

Also available through the PHCC Educational Foundation are scholarship awards sponsored by A.O. Smith Water Heaters, Bradford White Water Heaters, Delta Faucet Company, the PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, the PHCC of Massachusetts Auxiliary, the PHCC of Texas Auxiliary and the PHCC Past National Officers.

For complete information and application forms, students can visit www.foundation.phccweb.org/scholarships or call the PHCC Educational Foundation at (800) 533-7694. All applications and supporting materials are due no later than May 1, 2011.