In an effort to promote education and professional development, the Solid Waste Association of North America established the Grant H. Flint International Scholarship Awards Program. The Program was initiated by the Chapters through their Chapter Scholarship Committees.
Completed applications must be received by respective Chapters no later than May 1st. The Chapter Scholarship Committees are responsible for reviewing and selecting local winners, and forwarding one representative for each scholarship category to the International Scholarship Committee for review, (c/o Kathy Hobbs, Staff Administrator, (240-494-2248, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Association Offices). Application for 2017 is available below, or electronically from Kathy Hobbs upon request.
The names and completed applications of Chapter winners must be received by the SWANA Scholarship Committee Staff Administrator no later than June 1st in order to be considered for an award.
At-large applicants should forward their applications directly to the SWANA Scholarship Committee Staff Administrator by May 1; no more than two At-Large scholarship applications will be accepted for each category.
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). Eligible candidates must be sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of a SWANA Member (sponsor) in good standing as of May 1st.
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. Eligible candidates must be sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of a SWANA Member (sponsor) in good standing as of May 1st or SWANA Student Members in good standing.
Criteria for selection
Eligible candidates must be sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of a SWANA Member (sponsor) in good standing as of May 1st. SWANA Student Members in good standing are also eligible for Category II, and The Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers Scholarship Award.
The total amount given to both Category I and Category II will be $20,000. The amount for each individual award are to be determined by the Scholarship Committee.