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This year, Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing is offering a scholarship reward to three talented writers.

$1000 First Place

$500 Second Place

$250 Third Place

To apply for the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing Scholarship, please respond to the following essay prompt in 1000 words or less:

Historically, foundations for buildings and other structures have a long history of being made with wood, padstones, and dry stone. More modern foundation types are often built with footings and monopile foundations. Please choose from one of the following historical structures to write an essay on the creation of it that includes a timeframe, cultural background, workforce involved, materials used, etc:

    1. Washington Monument (United States)
    2. Machu Picchu (Peru)
    3. Colosseum (Italy)

Submission Guidelines:

  • Make sure to use this document naming format: LastName_FirstName_Date.pdf.
  • Your essay should be emailed in PDF format. Other file formats will not be accepted.
  • Submission deadline is December 1, 2015
  • To submit your essay, please send it attached via email to with the subject, “2015 Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing Scholarship”

About Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing has dedicated 50 years to perfecting the craft of keeping basements dry. Along the way, we have earned the title of “The Nation’s Number One Waterproofer” and served thousands of dry, happy customers from Connecticut to Virginia. We are also No. 13 on Qualified Remodeler magazine’s Top 500 Companies and have received the magazine’s award as “Top Performer” in its “Other Specialties” category. Just over the past five years, Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing has installed over fifteen thousand jobs.

Please be aware that by submitting an essay, you are granting Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing an unlimited license to use your essay in whole or in part as we see fit, and relinquishing any copyright to your essay. If you do not agree with this, do not apply for the Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing Scholarship.


Scholarships are an amazing

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