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THE VOICE OF ALASKA’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Associated General Contractors of Alaska

Advocate. Educate. Promote.

Since 1948 AGC has served as the voice of Alaska’s commercial construction industry. As the state’s leading construction trade association, we provide our members products and services designed to improve and grow their business, and enhance the professionalism of Alaska’s construction industry.

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Advocacy

AGC serves as the voice of Alaska's construction industry at the local, state, and federal levels. Our mission is to inform legislators and community leaders about the importance and impact that our industry has on the state's overall economy and infrastructure development.
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The Annual Construction Spending Forecast & Economic Benefits of Alaska's Construction Industry

Produced annually, this economic report reviews construction activity, projects, and spending by both the private and public sectors for the upcoming year.

Click HERE for the 2022 Construction Spending Forecast

Click HERE for the Economic Benefits of Alaska's Construction Industry

Safety Resources

AGC of Alaska provides our members access to a variety of industry-related safety plans, templates and materials.  Sign-up to gain access to AGC's Safety Database, get information on suicide prevention resources, and find out which AGC members are offering Safety Related training and services.
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Download the CLC's 2022 Coloring Book!

Thank you to all of our members who sponsored a page in the 2022 CLC coloring book. Download the book here to share with the young artists you know! Part of the CLC’s mission is to cultivate the future leaders of Alaska’s construction industry, and producing the annual coloring book is one of the ways we introduce kids to careers in the construction industry at an early age. The funds generated from this project allow the CLC to provide relevant speakers for professional development and industry networking events for CLC & AGC members. Interested in joining the CLC? Learn More

Workforce Development

Please visit www.webuildalaska.com and like, visit and share the We Build Alaska Facebook page as we promote career pathways in Alaska's essential construction industry.

Read & Share the most recent edition of our Alaska Contractor Magazine

See all the ways AGC has been working for our members and Alaska's construction industry at large in our 2022 Annual Report to Members

AGC of Alaska-2023 Scholarship Application 

Overview:

The Associated General Contractors of Alaska, Inc. (AGC of Alaska) scholarship program is designated to encourage students to pursue a career in the construction industry or related field such as accounting, insurance & bonding, and human resources. Scholarship awards will be limited to individuals who plan to live and work in Alaska.

 

Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 31st at midnight. The AGC Education Review Committee will award up to $20,000 in scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 15th. Pending circumstances, recipients will be presented with scholarship award at an AGC event (TBD).

Objective:

The objective of the Associated General Contractors' Scholarship Program is to encourage students to pursue a career in the construction industry.

Eligibility: 

  1. Applicants must plan to enter the construction industry or a related field (supportive field) such as accounting, insurance, bonding, human resources, etc.
  2. An individual must submit a complete application with the following attachments:
    1. One-page essay on "career goals" (max 500 words)
    2. An essay about the applicant--does applicant work and go to school, family obligations, hobbies, etc. (max 500 words)
    3. Copy of recent transcripts
    4. Letters of recommendation written within the last two years (minimum of 2)
  3. Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States and a resident of Alaska

 

ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (ESSAYS, TRANSCRIPTS, LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION) MUST BE SUBMITTED AS PDF FILES.

Selection Criteria: 

The recipients of the scholarship awards are based on the following criteria

  1. Career Goals: Evaluation is made by assessing the two essays described above
  2. Extracurricular Activities: Describe activities such as: do you work and go to school? Family obligations. College and community activities. Offices held, Awards received, Participation in sports. Work experience.
  3. Recommendations: Each applicant must include at least two (2) letters of recommendation written within the last 2 years, preferably from teachers or employers knowledgeable about applicants capabilities and work history.
  4. Transcripts: Include copies of recent transcripts.

Submittal of Applications: 

  • All applications must be submitted online by March 31st at midnight.
  • All supporting documents MUST be submitted as PDF files.

The applicant is responsible for submitting a complete application package.

Administration of Award: 

General: The members of the AGC Education Review Committee will act as the Scholarship Program Committee and are responsible for making recommendations to the AGC Executive Director for selecting the recipients of the award.

Publicity: Award results will be listed in the AGC newsletter, website, and social media pages. It will also be published in the Alaska Contractor magazine.

Disbursement of the Scholarship Awards: 

Disbursement of the scholarship awards shall be made in the form of a check in the name of the recipient and sent directly to the recipient's school.