2017 Scholarship Program Details

apwa logo.jpgAMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION

NEW JERSEY CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP 2017

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association is proud to present its inaugural scholarship program!

Our chapter is committed to education and professional development. Events such as our annual golf outing and bi-annual equipment expo support the scholarship program. We have established this scholarship program to reward merit as demonstrated by academic performance. Financial need is not considered when determining merit. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements- no exceptions.

Application Eligibility Requirements:

  • Actively enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university - or - vocational technical school for the _________________ (Fall, Spring, or Summer) term of __________ (Year)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis)
  • Member or child or grandchild of a member in good standing of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association

Application Requirements:

  • Name, address, phone number, and email address of applicant
  • NJ Chapter relationship- please provide the name and membership number of either yourself, your parent, or grandparent
  • Anticipated date of college or vocational technical school graduation
  • Brief statement explaining your reason for furthering your education (250-500 words)
  • A copy of the transcript from the educational institution last attended, which indicates grades and grade level achievement
  • A letter of recommendation from someone with personal knowledge of the applicant, other than a relative

Scholarships for 2016 will be in the amount of $1,000.00. Up to two (2) scholarships will be awarded. Selections will be made based on merit, and applications will be reviewed by a committee. All decisions will be final. The New Jersey Chapter reserves the right to decide to not make any award. Scholarships will be awarded at the Annual Meeting and Awards Program during the New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference on Thursday, November 16, 2017. 

Entries are due by mail on October 1, 2017. No exceptions.  Please submit to:

APWA, NJ Chapter Scholarship Committee

C/O 81 Lakeview Drive

Allentown, NJ 08501

Application Checklist:

___ I have included all of my contact information

___ I have included where I am attending school, the semester and year enrolled and anticipated date of graduation

___ I have included my transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.0 GPA

___ I have included the name and membership number of either myself, my parent or grandparent

___ I have included my personal statement

___ I have included a letter of recommendation

 

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