Students enrolled in building and construction trade programs can apply for $1000 scholarships for tuition, supplies, and tools, along with matching grants of $1000 to trade schools for each scholarship awarded. The Home Depot Pro Trade Scholarship Program is awarding 500 grants and matching grants. "Professional contractors are important customers of The Home Depot, and their future is vital to the American dream of home ownership and economic growth," said Chris Waits, vice president of sales and service. "Now, more than ever, we want to help our current and future pros build successful businesses." The application deadline is April 30. For more, visit