August 14, 2019 – St. Catharines, ON — For the past eight years, The Niagara Home Builders’ Association has been granting scholarships to individuals entering into post-secondary education.

The Scholarship Program was established in 2012 to recognize the importance of continuing educational studies beyond high school. Since its conception, the NHBA has awarded over $35,000 to students pursuing a career within a variety of fields which have included, but not limited to; engineering, health sciences, teaching and business studies.

This year, six (6) young men & women were awarded scholarships, each following a different career path. The winners of the 2019 NHBA scholarship include:

From left to right: Robert W., Joshua S., Tony A. (NHBA President), Elijah B., Kaileah SG., Alexander M., Alexis D. (not pictured)


Elijah B. – Sponsored by Silvergate Homes Ltd/SilverLine Group Inc, Elijah has been accepted to Brock University, where he will be working towards his Bachelor of Business Administration (co-op program)
Alexis D. – Sponsored by Cotton Inc, Alexis will attend Niagara College, where she has been accepted into the Dental Hygiene program
Alexander M. – Sponsored by Mountainview Homes, Alexander has selected Management Information Systems and Analytics as his program of choice while attending The University of Ottawa
Joshua S. – Sponsored by Upper Canada Consultants, Joshua will make the transition into Lakehead University to study Electrical Engineering
Kaileah SG. – Sponsored by Upper Canada Consultants, Kaileah found her passion with Registered Practical Nursing at Niagara College, which she will be attending this fall
Robert W. – Sponsored by Phelps Homes, Robert has selected to study Game Design & Development at Niagara College in Welland

A small ceremony was held at the NHBA office in St. Catharines on August 14, in which each student received $1000 toward their educational endeavors along with a personal letter of congratulations from NHBA President Tony Alfieri.

Awarded scholarship funds are raised through the Associations annual “Golf Classic” which takes place the first week of June.