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Masonry Institute of Iowa

6919 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-252-0637

Student Scholarships

The Charles Nicholay Educational Foundation was set up to support Iowa students continuing their education in the Construction / Architecture / Engineering field. Students submit their applications for scholarships to Iowa schools. 

Congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients!

About the Scholarship Program


  • Must be an Iowa high school student or college student;
  • Must attend an Iowa institution;
  • Attend a program related to construction/architecture/engineering/masonry field; and
  • Complete the entire application and submit with accompanying documents.

For an application to be complete, the form must be filled out and electronically signed and must include a copy of school transcripts, current resume, and two letters of recommendations: one from a community leader and one from a teacher/instructor.

Questions? Please contact Jenny Stephenson at jstephenson@masonryinstituteofiowa.org or 515-979-8235.

The 2019 scholarship information will be posted in late 2018.

2017 Scholarship Winners
The Foundation is pleased to announce it had 38 applications and where able to award 10 students with scholarships this year! HS seniors received $500; those attending a community college received $750 and those attending a 4 year community college received $1000.

2017 marks the 12th year we have given scholarships and are pleased to announce we awarded three scholarships this year.

2016 Scholarship Winners

‚ÄčCollin Borkowski, Manilla
ISU for engineering

Nathaniel Byerley, Ankeny
DMACC/ISU for engineering

James Drummer, Marshalltown
ISU for engineering

Masonry Institute of Iowa
6919 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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