Midland, MI, February 2014 
 Srephanie Davis - 

Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is again offering scholarships for students and individuals pursuing post-secondary
skilled trade’s education and training. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition and books for the students first year of an available craft training program (2 semesters). These scholarships are available for individuals who will be receiving their high school diploma or GED in 2014, or for individuals who received their diploma or GED in 2013. Scholarship recipients can begin their classes in the 2014 fall semester. Registration begins mid-July with classes beginning in August.

Applications are available through the counseling offices at local schools or through the GMCA website at
Students and parents can call the GMCA office (855)832-8879. Please direct all inquiries to Stephanie Davis, GMCA Education Manager. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 14, 2014. 

GMCA has been teaching skilled trades for over 20 years with nearly 300 students currently enrolled in the Academy.

With the average 4-year degree from a college or university costing over $20,000 and taking upwards of 11 years to pay off, learning a skilled trade at GMCA is not only a lucrative and high growth potential career, but there is little or no student debt incurred. The cost per semester ranges from $600 - $1,200. A student with a full-time job can easily pay as they go or possibly receive reimbursement through their employer.

Classes currently being offered at the Midland Training Center:
• Core
• Carpentry
• Electrical
• Instrumentation
• Insulating
• Ironworking
• Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
• Millwright
• Pipefitting
• Plumbing
• Sheetmetal

Classes currently being offered at the Midland Training Center:
• Core
• Electrical

GMCA is an accredited member of NCCER as well as a licensed Michigan Proprietary School and provides training that is approved by the Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship (DOL/OA). As a result, each student is entered into a national teaching program that can be easily transferred among accredited sponsors and throughout the industry.

For more information and class descriptions, fees, and registration contact GMCA at (989) 832-8879. Email Stephanie at or you can visit our web site at