Charles R. O'Meilia - "Charlie O'".
The Building Officials Association of Palm Beach County (BOAPBC) has awarded the Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship to worthy local students for over thirty years. This is a fact of which we as an Association are very proud. The scholarship is named for its originator, Building Official, Public Works Director, Councilman, Safety Advocate, and local fixture who represented the Village of North Palm Beach and the State of Florida for many years. You can read more about Charlie and his tireless contribution to the promotion of safety in the built environment by clicking here.
If you know of a deserving student who is studying construction, architecture or engineering, they may be eligible to apply for this scholarship. NOTE: The Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship is renewable for up to four years and one scholarship is awarded each year. applicants should check with a BOAPBC Chapter Officer before they submit an application to determine whether or not a scholarship award is currently available. A scholarship introduction letter is available by clicking here. A scholarship application form is available by clicking here.
This scholarship was originally awarded regionally through the Standard Building Code Congress International as well as at the local level. Following the 2000 merger into the International Code Council, the O'Meilia Scholarship is now being awarded at the national level. More information about the national awards are available by clicking here. A document which outlines the ICC National O'Meilia Scholarship is available by clicking here. The Building Officials Association of Palm Beach County also continues to award this scholarship at the local level to four college students, as well as sponsoring one scholarship through the Building Officials Association of Florida at the State level and one scholarship through the International Code Council at the national level. This means that during any given scholastic year, the Association is helping six students to achieve their academic goals.
These scholarships are funded through the members of the organization, donations, and various Association fund raising activities including the Charles R. O'Meilia Golf Tournament, the BOAPBC Fishing Tournament, the BOAPBC Picnic, as well as continuing education training seminars for contractors, building officials, and inspectors which are hosted by the association throughout the year.
|Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship Recipients|
2016 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2015 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2016 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
2015 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
2014 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2013 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2014 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
Francisco A. Sarmiento
2013 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
2012 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2011 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholar
2012 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
2011 Charles R. O'Meilia Scholarship
|LEGACY O'MEILIA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS|