BE the Future Student Scholarship

BE the Future scholarship recipients, BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show 2016

In 2016, we launched BE the Future, a scholarship supporting current students' entry into the NESEA community. To date, we have welcomed more than 60 students through this initiative.

Scholarship Application Now Open

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 BE the Future Scholarship. In order to apply, please create an account before accessing the scholarship application here.

Each student awarded a scholarship will each receive:

Note: These scholarships do not include a travel stipend.

Applications are due September 16, 2018. Please contact Florence MacGregor at with any questions.


Thank you to our scholarship sponsors

This scholarship is funded through the support of sponsors; the individuals and businesses provided sponsorship for the Spring 2018 cycle. For information about how to get involved, please email

Andy Shapiro, Energy Balance, Inc

John Gordon Architect

Auburndale Builders

Kaplan Thompson Architects

Bruss Project Management

Kent Hicks Construction


Landmark Services

Craig Maynard

Max Horn

David Matero Architecture

Peter Taggart Construction

Fred Davis Corporation

Bob Irving of RH Irving Homebuilders

Garland Mill

Richard Renner Architects

Hank Keating

Saheel Chandrani

Jim Kirby

The Pat Cooke Fund


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NESEA advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment by cultivating a community where practitioners share, collaborate and learn.