Financing your

The Building Industry Association is pleased to offer an affordable pathway to careers in the building industry through the programs at the Enzweiler Building Institute.

Our evening format allows students to work full time while attending school, which enables most students to afford our tuition out-of-pocket. Students can start their careers without the burden of financial aid.

The 2022-23 Tuition and Fee Schedule is available here. 2022 EBI Tuition and Fee Schedules

Students are encouraged to consider the following alternatives that may be available to help pay for their schooling:

financial aid alternatives

Scholarships and Awards

Each year, The BIA-NKY awards a variety of scholarships to deserving students. Funding comes from our members and reflects their commitment to training in the skilled construction trades. Our Sales and Marketing Council is particularly committed to awarding annual scholarship. Scholarship applications are available here or by contacting

The Vertner Woodson Tandy Diverse Scholarship, sponsored by Al.Neyer, Inc. for minority and female students entering EBI in fall 2022, is now available. Five deserving recipients will each receive scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500 to be applied toward their 2022-2ella Scholarship 2022-233 tuition. The deadline for application is May 15 and the application is available in the link below or by contacting Vicki Berling

2022-23 Neyer Diversity Scholarship Application

Pella, supplier of quality windows and doors, is sponsoring two scholarship worth up to $1,500 each. Priority consideration will be given to 2022 Graduates of Enzweiler’s Introduction to the Skilled Trades High School Program, although all incoming students are invited to apply. 

Pella Scholarship 2022-23

Expert Irrigation also funds a scholarship each year for $2,500. The scholarship includes full-time employment at Expert Irrigation during the student’s enrollment. 

Expert Irrigation Scholarship Application

Two $500 scholarships for incoming masonry students are also available for 2022-23, sponsored by Star Building Materials and Division-4. 

Star-Division 4 Masonry Scholarship 2022-23

In addition to our scholarships, several of our employers often provide generous scholarship offers. EBI shares information about these opportunities but is not directly involved in the funding, selection or disbursement of these funds. 

 For information about current scholarship offers, contact Vicki Berling.

financial aid alternatives

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (“KEES”)

We are pleased to announce that EBI is approved as a Qualified Workforce Training Program by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). This enables students in several of our programs to apply for KEES reimbursement for their tuition and fees. The paperwork and details are available from Vicki Berling.

financial aid alternatives

Military Benefits

The Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky is approved institution for military benefits. To learn more about your specific eligibility, please contact Vicki Berling.

financial aid alternatives

Employer Support

Many employers offer tuition assistance. Many plans reimburse students based on their grade performance while other employers pay directly. Students are advised to talk to their supervisors or the human resources department to learn more.

financial aid alternatives

Payment Plans

Each year, tuition and fees at the Enzweiler Building Institute are due by the first day of classes. Students can save money by paying early. Students who need to spread their payments over several months can opt for our payment plan with final payment due by December 14. The 2022-23 Tuition and Fee Schedule is available at the link below. To set up your payment plan, contact Vicki Berling.

2021-2022 Enzweiler

scholarship winners

Enzweiler Building Institute is pleased to announce its first scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. Star Building Materials and Division-4, Inc. have each funded a $500 scholarship for incoming masonry students. Stay tuned for more information or reach out to Vicki Berling for details about how to apply.

The following awards have been made for the 2021-22 School Year:

Scholarships are an ideal way to attract and retain talented workers to your organizations. Contact Enzweiler to establish a scholarship in your company’s name.

Excellence Awards

The Enzweiler Building Institute also believes in celebrating excellence. Closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic postponed our Excellence Awards, but we fully anticipate resuming the awards in the 2021-22 school year. 

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