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DAVIS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
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DAVIS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION 

2019 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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The Davis Memorial Foundation is proud to establish this scholarship fund in memory of Larry and Mary Davis. Larry was an integral part of the roofing industry for many years serving on several roofing industry association boards which included the RCA of California and Western States Roofing Contractors Association. Larry and his wife Mary perished in a 1995 airplane accident near their home in Modesto (California) while returning from a WSRCA Committee meeting. This fund was established to honor their support for industry education.


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All candidates must be:

1. Provisionally accepted as students into undergraduate or graduate degree programs for the coming academic year by accredited colleges, universities or vocational education programs.

2. Resident of the states covered in the WSRCA service area including: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

3. Affiliated with the roofing industry.


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1. Submit fully completed application digitally by April 12, 2019.

2. A copy of all academic transcripts.

* An official transcript may be requested, prior to awarding of scholarship from the applicants’ current school or program, at the sole discretion of the Trustees.

3. Letter of recommendation from at least one non-family member.


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1. No set limit in the amount of scholarship(s) will be awarded. In 2019, the Davis Memorial Foundation will be awarding scholarships at the discretion of the Trustees in the amount of $5,000 each.

2. The scholarship will be sent to the bursar of the Trade School, College or University for disbursement where the scholarship recipient will do his or her studies.

3. For purposes of allocation, the funds of this scholarship are to be used with the following priorities (1) tuition, (2) book purchases, (3) room, board or other school expenses, (4) at the discretion of the school.

4. All scholarship awards will be formally announced and presented at the Western States Roofing Contractors Association Annual Convention, the Western Roofing Expo. All recipients are asked to be present at the Western Roofing Expo in June to accept awards. One-night stay at the headquarter hotels will be paid by the Foundation and must be made through the WSRCA office.

All entries must be submitted by April 12, 2019.


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1. The Board of Trustees has the sole authority for granting the scholarship awards. The scholarship recipients will be selected based on (in no particular order):
• Scholastic Achievement
• Extracurricular Activities which Demonstrate Leadership
• Financial Need
• Reference(s)
• Awards and Honors
• Community Involvement
• Employment or Volunteer Experience
• Industry Affiliations
• Unique Life Experiences
• Anticipated Course of Study

2. All applicants selected as finalists may be subject to a personal interview with representatives of the Board of Trustees. Finalists will be notified prior to May 10, 2019.

3. This Scholarship will be awarded without consideration of race, sex, age, religion, disability or national origin.

All selections are considered final. All applications and attachments become the property of the Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund.


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Please complete all sections of this application. Use N/A if questions do not apply. Only applications and materials submitted by April 12, 2019 will be considered for evaluation.
Are any members of your family or yourself presently employed in the roofing industry? Y or N


By checking the button below, I agree that the application and accompanying documents may be used for evaluation and selection by the Davis Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees. I also state that all information provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. False information is cause for disqualification. Trustees reserve the right to obtain official transcripts prior to the awarding of any scholarship(s).

List extracurricular activities you have participated in while attending high school or college. Indicate elected offices held, if any. Specify purpose of local organization.
Why are you interested in your career choice, and what event, or series of events have led you to this decision?
What has been your most important extracurricular activity, and why?
1. Submit fully completed application digitally by April 12, 2019.

2. A copy of all academic transcripts.

* An official transcript may be requested, prior to awarding of scholarship from the applicants’ current school or program, at the sole discretion of the Trustees.

3. Letter of recommendation from at least one non-family member.