Purpose: Established in memory of O.J. (Junior) Beck, Jr., a respected general contractor and builder in the Coastal Bend with a reputation for attention to his projects and friendly relations with owners. He served his community as a member, director, vice president and president of the South Texas Chapter of the Association of General Contractors, the Business Development Commission, Chamber of Commerce, Ada Wilson Hospital, United Way, YWCA and many other organizations. He came to an untimely death on April 15, 1982.
Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or current college student planning to or currently pursuing a bachelor of science degree in building construction
  • have permanent residence in the area served by the South Texas Chapter of Associated General Contractors (22 counties).
  • Attend any accredited four year college or university
Application: Applications forms are available by calling South Texas Associated General Contractors at 361-289-0996.