Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship
The Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship includes an all-expenses paid trip to one of the following industry events:
The winner will be given the opportunity to gain valuable technical and practical knowledge to deepen her commitment to a career in the stone industry and explore her potential for leadership. The winner will also be given a chance to shadow industry professionals within different sectors of the stone industry, including quarriers, distributors, fabricators, installers, and equipment suppliers.
Contact Sarah B. Gregg at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship is open to all women in the stone industry who meet the following requirements:
- Must be currently working for a Natural Stone Institute member company and be employed by a Natural Stone Institute member company when the scholarship is received.
- Must express interest and commitment to advancing her career in the stone industry
- Must have a minimum of two years of experience
- Must be a first-time attendee of the chosen event
Entry Deadline: May 20
2022 — Bre Covell, Pacific Shore Stones
Past Award Recipients
2021 — Andrea Carlson, Mont Surfaces
2021 — Kristin Cannon, Continental Cut Stonee
2020 — Nicole Renko, Colorado Custom Stone
2019 — Jennifer Burlak, NorthWoods Granite
2018 — Kimberley Hawley, Connecticut Stone
2017 — Amy Petersen
“I believe education is the key to empowerment and I want to give that gift of knowledge back to other women and aspiring professionals.” — 2017 Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship winner Amy Petersen.
2016 — Jessica Lussier
"Being in the stone industry has shown me how interesting a work day can really be. This is a constantly growing industry that I could never let go of.” — 2016 Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship winner Jessica Lussier.