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Annual Scholarship Round

SWANA has released its Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program applications for 2018.

SWANA will award up to $25,000 in scholarships to deserving students in calendar 2018.  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. 

The Arkansas Chapter of SWANA makes an additional scholarship of $500.00 available to students applying through the Chapter and forwards the Chapter winner on for consideration by SWANA’s International Scholarship Committee.

Applications are accepted at three levels: 

  • Category I:  high school seniors
  • Category II: College/university juniors or seniors pursuing a degree in a field related to solid waste management
  • Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers:  Full-time students entering or in graduate studies in a related area 

To be eligible, high school students must be sponsored by a SWANA member.  College and graduate students must be either sponsored by a SWANA member or be a SWANA member themselves.

Scholarship applications are available online at SWANA Scholarships webpage.

Applications must be received by Board Member Wendy Bland at wendy@bentoncountyrecycles.org by May 1 to be considered for funding. The Chapter Scholarship Committee will review the applications and notify the winner by June 1st.

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New Members

Please join us in welcoming these folks to our chapter!

Craig Douglass Executive Director Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District
David Jaros Project Manager Terracon
Abdoul Kader Maiga Research Engineer Bioenergy Resources LLC
John Nelson Commercial Sales Representative City of Fayetteville
Lannis Nicholson Director of Business Development RAMCO Environmental
Jimmy Reed   City of Fort Smith
Whitney Reuschling Recycling Coordinator City of Conway
Josiah Sewell Sanitation Foreman City of Siloam Springs
Jason Wolfenbarger Executive Director Northeast Arkansas RSWMD

We encourage you to get involved with the Chapter and International activities.  There is so much to be learned from meeting other members and engaging in the Conferences and Training available from SWANA.

Please feel free to reach out to any Chapter Board Member with questions you may have.

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