FCICA, in cooperation with Ardex Americas, is accepting applications for the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager Program.

The scholarship, valued at $1,225, will enable a flooring professional to distinguish themselves from their peers by enrolling in and completing the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program. To be considered, complete and submit the online CIM Program Scholarship Application. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, June 30, 2023

The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to floor covering installation managers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and excellence in proper substrate preparation and installation of floor covering. Bruce Newbrough, as ARDEX Director of Technical Services and later Applications Development, tirelessly utilized every opportunity to further his vision and passion, which was industry education and training on proper substrate preparation, all for the purpose of achieving successful installations. This is the foundation on which FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association was built, and the reason Bruce was a dedicated ambassador of this organization.

The Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program provides training tools and assessments for qualified professionals within the commercial flooring industry to enhance one's core skill set, experience and knowledge base, necessary to successfully manage commercial flooring projects. Individuals who reach this level of expertise will be easily distinguished by the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) designation.

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