Scholarship applicants must be graduating high school seniors from a high school in Alabama who have been accepted for enrollment in a college or university, or currently enrolled full-time college or university students who are pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering or other suitable major related to solid waste management.
Applicants must be the child or grandchild of an Alabama SWANA member, or must be sponsored by a member.
Incoming freshman must have a minimum ACT score of 16 and should submit a letter of acceptance from their intended institution with their application.
Currently enrolled college students can be in any year of study (freshman through post-graduate) and shall maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in collegiate courses to be eligible for the scholarship.
Students must be enrolled full time as defined by the college or university.
Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to one or more recipients in amounts up to $5,000 (the total amount of available funds may be split among one or more individuals).
Recipients should contact SWANA Alabama Chapter directly at 334-260-7970 with questions concerning scholarship payments.
Any past scholarship applicants may reapply for the scholarship as long as they continue to meet the qualifications.