May 2, 2019


  Deadline: May 17, 2019

The purpose of the IEC Foundation Scholarship Fund is to provide annual need-based scholarships to further the academic goals of students that are in an IEC-approved apprenticeship program or similar post-secondary education.   Learn more and apply here.

Scholarship awards range from $500 up to a maximum of $1,500 and are to be used for tuition and/or books. Awards for each scholarship winner will be paid directly to your IEC training center/college for your benefit. Awards will be awarded in the following categories:


Craft – Students in an IEC-approved apprenticeship program.

Baccalaureate – Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in fields associated with the electrical industry.

Continuing college education – For journeymen part-time college students who are employed full- time by an IEC contractor member may be eligible for a $500 scholarship if they are studying toward a degree relative to the electrical industry.


Applicants to The IEC Foundation Scholarship Fund must be:

A high school graduate (or GED Equivalency); 

A U.S. citizen, or are legally living/working in the United States; 

Apprentices enrolled in an IEC-approved apprenticeship program, or Students enrolled in a full-time college program (12 or more credit hours) pursuing a degree in the electrical industry; or 

Journeymen enrolled part-time in a college program (less than 12 credit hours) and working full- time for an IEC member and pursuing a degree in the electrical industry and sponsored/employed by a member of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC).

The IEC Foundation formed the scholarship fund exclusively for the charitable and educational purpose to award deserving and qualified students who have demonstrated drive, dedication and leadership in their pursuit of careers in the electrical industry.  The Foundation Scholarship Fund is offered to Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) members and their immediate families who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college or state accredited apprenticeship programs.