NDA's Scholarship Awards

NDA is proud to present  scholarships to up-and-coming professionals pursuing a trade school program, a two year Associate's degree program, a four-year Bachelor's degree program, or a Master's degree program. Scholarships range in size from $2,500 - $7,500. ALL are welcome to apply! 

The National Demolition Association Scholarship 
The Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship 
The Michael J. Casbon Scholarship 
The Mike and Nancy Taylor Scholarship
The Patrick H. O’Rourke Scholarship
The SARecycling Scholarship
The Southern California Chapter Scholarship 
The David P. Sinclair International Scholarship
The John T. Adamo, Jr. Scholarship
The American Wrecking Scholarship
The Southern California Chapter Member Scholarship

Awards and Selection Process 

  • All scholarships will be awarded as a one-time payment made payable directly to the school of the recipient's choosing for fall tuition only
  • The Awards Committee will select all recipients and the scholarships they will be awarded 
  • The Awards Committee will use this scoring criteria to make their selections
  • Winners will be recognized at Demolition San Diego February 26 - March 1, 2022.

How to Apply

1) View the application questions and get ready to apply. Please note, no paper applications will be accepted - you must apply via the online form link below. You can go back to your application to edit at any time prior to the deadline. 

2) Collect your official transcript and resume 

3) Complete the application by September 1, 2021


Requirements for all Scholarship Applicants

  • All appplicants must include an official transcript and current resume
  • Applicants must complete ALL sections of this application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the Awards Committee. 
  • Application must be turned in by the deadline of September 1, 2021. Late applications will not be reviewed by the Awards Committee

For questions on the application process, please contact us at

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Congratulations to the following 2022 Scholarship Recipients! 

  • Jacob Nagel Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship
  • Daniel Bustillos Michael J Casbon Scholarship
  • Hope Mumme Mike and Nancy Taylor Scholarship
  • Tate Machacek SA Recycling Scholarship
  • Glenn Bell Southern California Chapter Member Scholarship
  • Trent Kirchoff The American Wrecking Scholarship
  • Kayla Shaver The David P. Sinclair International Scholarship
  • Rebecca Witherspoon The John T. Adamo, Jr. Scholarship
  • Justin Bruce The National Demolition Association Scholarship
  • Peter Bushbaker The National Demolition Association Scholarship
  • Justin Herbert The National Demolition Association Scholarship
  • Michael Mena The Patrick H. O'Rourke Scholarship
  • Joseph Bradesca The Southern California Chapter Scholarship