The Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship is intended to help individuals in the industry who are working to make a difference in the comfort, health, safety, and energy efficiency of our homes. Jon had a passion for weatherization and helping others.
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) awards this scholarship to four (4) recipients annually.
Recipients of the scholarship will be able to take the online and field exams that are applicable for the certification designation indicated on the application, at no cost. BPI will also work with each recipient to help them obtain training for that certification at reduced or no cost.
Applications for the 2018 Scholarship are due November 30th, 2017.
Who can apply? Applicants:
- Must work with a weatherization program
- Must use the scholarship to obtain a new certification
- Cannot use the scholarship for recertification or for obtaining a certification that has expired
- If applying for a Home Energy Professional (HEP) certification or the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) certification, must meet the specific prerequisites for each
- Must not have received the Siemen Scholarship in the past