Gerald Schulz Scholarship

Gerald Schulz Scholarship in Construction Engineering & Management

Gerald and Mary Schulz’s Vision:

Due to the unique challenges of the modern electrical construction industry, both from a technical and managerial aspect, Gerald and Mary’s vision is to make certain that our industry has the candidates to ensure we have the best and brightest future engineers and managers. As electrical contractors, we take on the most complicated and demanding projects. It is our desire to have the student look at our industry as a career that is both challenging and fulfilling. Gerald has experienced this industry from all aspects and would consider having students accept this scholarship to be his humble way to continue the legacy of managerial and engineering excellence.

Scholarships shall be awarded to students in the Construction Engineering and Management field based on the following criteria:

  • The student must be an intern in a program or worked for an electrical contractor
  • The student must achieve a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.1
  • The student’s major must be in Power Engineering or a Construction Management Associate degree (CMA) program
  • The student must be enrolled in one of the following schools:
    • University of Wisconsin – Madison
    • University of Wisconsin – Platteville
    • University of Wisconsin – Stout
    • Milwaukee School of Engineering
    • Michigan Technological University
    • Or any college or university with an affiliated student chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association. For a list of NECA Student Chapters, click the link below:

It is also preferred that the student be interested in a career in the electrical contracting industry.

The student will be required to periodically report and confirm enrollment by quarter, semester or trimester depending on the educational institutions’ curriculum structure.

The officers of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Chapter, NECA along with Gerald Schulz or his designee, will select the recipient(s).

If you are interested in applying for the Gerald Schulz Scholarship, please complete the application form below and submit by fax (608) 221-4652 or email to:

Awarded Scholarships:

2014 – Scott Goelden (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

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2016 – Jameyia Shamia (University of Hawaii, Manoa)

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2016 – Kyle Pedersen (University of Wisconsin, Stout)

2018 – Michael Rossing (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

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