Swana  - Solid Waste Association of North America - Alaska Chapter

2017 Grant H. Flint International
Scholarship Awards Program

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has established the Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program in an effort to promote education and professional development. These annual scholarships were named for the individual in Southern California who was the driving force in the formation of SWANA.

Eligible candidates must be sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of a Member in good standing as of May 1st.  SWANA Student Members in good standing are also eligible for Category II, SCS Engineers and Veolia ES Waste-to-Energy awards.

The three awards categories, value and number of awards are as follows:

Category I – Graduating high school seniors or graduate equivalent certified candidates who have been accepted for enrollment in a junior college, a four-year college or a university (any program) (Up to a total of $20,000 will be awarded in Categories I and II).

Category II – Currently enrolled full-time college or university students who are entering their junior or senior undergraduate year and pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering or other suitable major related to the field of solid waste management (Up to a total of $20,000 will be awarded in Categories I and II).

Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers Award – Full-time students who are entering or are in graduate school pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering, or other suitable major related to the field of solid waste management (1 award at $5,000).

The following category is only offered by the SWANA Alaska Chapter:
Category III – Currently enrolled full-time college or university students who are entering their sophomore undergraduate year and enrolled in junior college or four-year college or university. A Category III Alaska Chapter application (separate packet from national application packet) should be used for submission.

Applications are available on SWANA.org at the following location: http://swana.org/Portals/ExcellenceAwards/ScholarshipApplication13.pdfContact Lanie Hughes at lhughes@borough.kenai.ak.us or call 907-262-2001 for more information.

Submit applications by April 1, 2017 to the SWANA Alaska Chapter Scholarship Chairperson at the following address: Lanie Hughes, 47140 E Poppy Lane, Soldotna, AK 99669.

The Alaska Chapter Scholarship Committee will review the applications and choose one representative for each scholarship category to be forwarded to the SWANA International Scholarship Committee.

The SWANA Alaska Chapter has also established a local chapter scholarship program.  The Chapter is offering a maximum of three scholarships of up to $1500 each.   Submittal of any of the above referenced applications will automatically qualify for eligibility of these scholarships

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