SWANA’s 2017 Scholarship Awards Program Open for Submissions

Publish Date: 2/28/2017

News Updates

February 28, 2017

 Wendy Melis
Marketing Director
1-800-GO-SWANA (467-9262)


SWANA’s 2017 Scholarship Awards Program Open for Submissions

Silver Spring, MD– The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that its 2017 Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program, established to promote education and professional development for the upcoming workforce, is open for submissions.

Initiated by SWANA’s Chapter Scholarship Committees, the Scholarship Program offers 3 awards categories for students of varying academic levels — Category I, Category II, and the Robert P. Stearns/ SCS Engineers Scholarship Award. Each award category has a different monetary scholarship amount.

“The commitment that SWANA and its members have for the Scholarship Awards Program is commendable,” stated Darryl Walter, SWANA’s Director of Membership. “This is one more way that SWANA is contributing to cultivating the next generation of professionals.”

Eligible candidates for the Scholarship Program must be sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of a SWANA Member (sponsor), or SWANA Student Members.

In 2017, SWANA is offering free membership for full-time undergraduate and graduate college students, further showing the association’s commitment to the industry’s future workforce in the United States and Canada.

The deadline for submitting application materials for the 2017 Scholarship Program is May 1, 2017; International Scholarship Winners will be announced on August 1, 2017.

To learn more about SWANA’s Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program, please visit SWANA.org/Awards/ScholarshipsInternships.


About SWANA:

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 8,500 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 50 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications, and a large offering of technical training courses. For more information, visit SWANA.org .