APAM Scholarship Program ensures the future of the asphalt industry and that of asphalt as America’s leading choice in paving materials.


  • An incentive for students to be interested in the asphalt paving industry
  • A workforce with training in asphalt technology; and
  • An incentive for colleges/universities to offer training in asphalt technology


  • The scholarship program currently provides funding for undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university or two-year technical institution in Michigan and interested in pursuing a career in the HMA Paving Industry.
  • Financial need will not be considered and scholarship awards are renewable up to two years or graduation, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued eligibility for the program.


  • Participants in the APAM Scholarship Program will be selected utilizing standard recipient selection procedures as developed by the Selection Committee of the APAM Scholarship Fund based on application.
  • Selection criteria include consideration of past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations, goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Click here for the scholarship application.

The APAM Scholarship Committee meets in late November/early December to select the scholarship recipients. Each scholarship recipient is invited to receive their check at the APAM Awards Program & Holiday Banquet which is held each December. To attend the banquet, please register through Events page on the APAM website.