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 2023 scholarship applications are closed. Winners will be determined in November of 2022. 



  • The National Demolition Association Scholarship

  • The John T. Adamo, Jr. Scholarship

  • The Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship

  • The Michael J. Casbon Scholarship

  • NEW: The Roger I. Homrich Scholarship

  • The Patrick H. O’Rourke Scholarship

  • The David P. Sinclair International Scholarship

  • The Mike and Nancy Taylor Scholarship

  • The SA Recycling Scholarship

  • The American Wrecking Scholarship

  • The Southern California Chapter 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 2023 semester 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 Phoenix, February 22 – 25, 2023.


How to Apply


1) View the application questions and get ready to apply. You can go back to your application to edit at any time prior to the deadline. 

2)Collect your essays, transcript and resume

3) Complete the application 



Requirements for all Scholarship Applicants


  • All applicants must include a copy of their 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 2, 2022. 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