On Center Software Academic Program Offers College Scholarship

Mar 29, 2011, 00:01 ET from On Center Software, Inc.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Center Software is pleased to announce its 2011 Academic Program Scholarship is now open to applicants. The scholarship will be awarded to a university student currently enrolled in a construction-engineering program at an accredited U.S. school.

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student during both the fall and spring semesters of each academic year. To apply for the upcoming fall semester, students must complete a case study using On Center Software's Quick Bid and/or On-Screen Takeoff programs, and submit it before May 31, 2011. Free trial software licenses are available for students who wish to participate, because it is On Center Software's goal to provide the next generation of construction professionals with the tools they need to succeed in the industry.

Scholarship recipients will be determined based on the following criteria:

  • Professionalism of case study
  • Content
  • Industry knowledge and standards
  • Level of software usage
  • Grammar
  • Format

Possible case study topics include:

  • Electronic plans and bidding
  • The cost and effect of change orders on a project
  • Rapid takeoff with several methods of organization
  • Takeoff ideas and concepts for customers using software

The winner of the On Center Software Academic Program Scholarship will have his/her case study published on www.oncenter.com, and it will be showcased within universities across the U.S. For a complete list of rules and requirements, please contact On Center Software's Academic Program representatives at educator@oncenter.com, or call us at 800.880.8254.

About On Center Software, Inc.

Located in The Woodlands, Texas, On Center Software, Inc. is a privately held company providing software and training to construction-industry professionals. The company's mission is to transform the estimating, takeoff and project-tracking experiences for construction-industry professionals by developing and supporting innovative, practical, comprehensive software solutions that turn winning bids into profitable projects. The On Center Software suite of products includes Quick Bid, On-Screen Takeoff®, Digital Production Control™ and the Digital Takeoff Table® 2.

SOURCE On Center Software, Inc.