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 sarah@naturalstoneinstitute.org with questions.

Selection Criteria

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: July 20

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Past Award Recipients

 

 

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.

 

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