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SWANA Releases 2021 Scholarship Applications
Deadline to Submit an Application is May 1st


In support of its strategic value to support and provide industry education, SWANA has released its Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program applications for 2021.

SWANA will award up to $25,000 in scholarships to deserving students in calendar 2021. In recommending students to SWANA for consideration in the North American program, many of SWANA’s 45 chapters will make additional local awards to students applying from their individual areas.

Applications are accepted at three levels:
  • Category I: high school seniors – to be eligible, students must be sponsored by a family member who is a SWANA member
  • Category II: College/university juniors or seniors (e.g., entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th year) pursuing a degree in a field related to solid waste management – to be eligible, students must become a SWANA student member (which is free!)
  • Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers: Full-time students entering or in graduate studies in a related area – to be eligible, students must become a SWANA student member (which is free!)
Click here to fill out the applications.



College and graduate students can join SWANA for free, which is an additional aspect of SWANA’s efforts to attract young people to the industry. For more information on a SWANA student membership, click here....

Dillon Consulting Limited Scholarship

The Canadian chapters of SWANA are offering a $5000 scholarship, sponsored by Dillon Consulting Limited, to encourage and assist a student studying in disciplines related to solid waste management and environmental protection.

To be eligible to apply for the Dillon Consulting Limited Scholarship you must:
  • Be a full time student enrolled in a full course of studies (a 4 year undergraduate or a post-graduate program) leading to an undergraduate or post-graduate degree at a recognized post-secondary education institution in Canada
  • Be enrolled in environmental science, engineering, resource management, public policy or other program which could reasonably lead to a career in solid waste management
Click here for more information and to fill out the application.

Atlantic Canada Chapter Scholarship Award

The Atlantic Canada Chapter of SWANA will also issue a scholarship to an applicant(s) of the Category II, Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers, or Dillon Consulting Limited Scholarships.

Scholarship Awards:

  • The Atlantic Canada Chapter will award up to $5,000 for one or multiple applicants at its discretion
  • It is not a requirement to be a SWANA student member
  • The Atlantic Canada Chapter expects the scholarship recipient(s) to:
    • Become a free student SWANA member
    • Promote SWANA and student membership at their institution
  • The Atlantic Canada Chapter reserves the right not to issue an award at its sole discretion
How to Apply?

All applications with supporting documents are to be submitted to the Atlantic Canada Chapter of SWANA by mail or email by May 1, 2021 to:

Andrew Philopoulos
Atlantic Canada Chapter of SWANA Scholarship Committee Chair
PO BOX 1749, HALIFAX NS, B3J 3A5
philopa@halifax.ca


The Atlantic Canada Chapter of SWANA will review all applications with intent to:
  • Award an Atlantic Canada Chapter Scholarship Award
  • Nominate one candidate for the Category 1, Category 2, and Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers scholarships for consideration by SWANA’s International Scholarship Committee.
About SWANA:

The Atlantic Canada Chapter of SWANA is comprised of a diverse collection of dedicated individuals working daily on waste management solutions, from all four Atlantic Canada provinces. Our 70 members are actively involved in the areas of waste collection and transfer systems including material recovery, recycling, and reuse; and landfill engineering and operations. With the ever changing solid waste-resource landscape, the goal of the Atlantic Canada Chapter is to assist our members in meeting industry challenges, with specific industry training and to provide opportunity to effectively and professionally advance waste resource management through shared emphasis on education, safety and advocacy.

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 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 www.swana.org.








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