Category: Scholarships

Scholarship: REMINDER Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Just a reminder, the deadline below is quickly approaching. 

Title: Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019/2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

o Academic Scholarship

o Financial Need

o Work Experience/Activities

o Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship

Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf


Scholarship: Upper Peninsula Road Builders

The Upper Peninsula Road Builders are an association of the fifteen Upper Peninsula County Road Commissions. Since 1967 the Upper Peninsula Road Builders have been providing scholarships and other financial support to Michigan Technological University Engineering and Surveying students. Upper Peninsula Road Builders members work in conjunction with the Upper Peninsula Distributors Association to sponsor events and solicit personal donations which fund this family of scholarships.

The Upper Peninsula Road Builders family of scholarships is comprised of the following three scholarships:
Upper Peninsula Road Builders Endowed Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship provides three to eleven $1000 scholarships per year to undergraduate civil engineering students who are in their 5th year of study. To be eligible for this scholarship students must meet the following criteria:
  • Enrolled at Michigan Tech in the bachelor’s degree program for Civil Engineering
  • Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Senior status with preference given to students who are in their 5th year of study (beyond 8 semesters of college education).
  • Financial need is not a primary requirement but will be considered.
Joseph H. Meagher Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship provides a $1000 scholarship to undergraduate civil engineering students who are in their 5th year of study.
  • Enrolled at Michigan Tech in the bachelor’s degree program for Civil Engineering
  • Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Senior status with p reference given to students who are in their 5th year of study (beyond 8 semesters of college education).
  • Financial need is not a primary requirement but will be considered.
Richard C. Mertz Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship provides a $500 scholarship to undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in Surveying who is also a Michigan resident.
  • Enrolled at Michigan Tech in the bachelor’s degree program for Survey Engineering
  • Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Junior or Senior status.(a 3rd or 4 th year student is eligible for the award)
  • Financial need is not a primary requirement but will be considered.
  • State of Michigan resident.
Michigan Tech students working as interns for Upper Peninsula Road Commissions are eligible for a $500 Intern Scholarship. Students must be recommended by their supervisor to be considered for this award.
Scholarship Applications (Click Here) must be received by May 3rd 2019 at 5:00 PM. The scholarship board of directors will make recommendation for award to the Michigan Tech Financial Aid Office by May 17th for these scholarships. Completed applications can be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to:
Tim Colling, PhD., P.E.
Michigan Tech University
309 Dillman Hall
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone 906-487-2102
Fax: 906-487-3409

Scholarship: Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Title: Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019/2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

o Academic Scholarship

o Financial Need

o Work Experience/Activities

o Essay

Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship

Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf


Scholarship: Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society

MSES is proud to announce its annual scholarship program available to college students pursuing a major/career in a transportation related field.  The current application available at mses.org here is due Tuesday, February 19, 2019 and is required for all awards to be granted for the 2019-2020 academic school year.  Applications may be submitted through the available online form at mses.org or downloaded via fillable PDFand e-mailed to info@mses.org.

MSES Scholarship Program qualifications, requirements, andguidelines are also available through mses.org here.  Questions regarding scholarship qualifications and the submission process may be directed to MSES Executive Director, Jennifer Dzioba at info@mses.org.

Following receipt of the written application, all applicants will be required to participate in a scheduled interview between February 25, 2019 – March 7, 2019.

MSES Core School applicants (UM-Twin Cities, UM-Duluth, MN State-Mankato, NDSU, St. Cloud State) will participate via in-person interviews. MSES At-Large School applicants (Iowa State, Michigan Tech, SD School of Mines/Tech, University of Iowa, University of North Dakota, UW-Madison, UW-Platteville, University of St. Thomas) will participate via online interviews.

Questions regarding interviews and scheduling may be directed to MSES Scholarship Chair, Jason Sprague at jsprague.email@gmail.com

MSES scholarship committee volunteers are excited to meet with your students and look forward to granting many awards as we continue to partner together in building tomorrow’s transportation leaders!

2019 MSES Scholarship Application Fillable

Jennifer Dzioba | Executive Director

Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society

PO Box 283 | Hudson, WI 54016

Main 651.560.5993 | Cell 651.334.2503

info@mses.org | www.mses.org


Scholarship: WI Section of American Water Works Association (WIAWWA)

Scholarship Applications

Click here for the Scholarship Application Form

Purpose

The Wisconsin Section of AWWA Young Professionals Committee is excited to announce that scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2019 scholarship program.  The WIAWWA Scholarship was created by WIAWWA’s Young Professional Committee to encourage and support: 1) outstanding individuals pursuing a degree or training in the field of drinking water supply and treatment, and 2) children of WIAWWA members.

While categories 1, 2 and 3 remain popular scholarships for full time students, categories A and B have been created to assist WIAWWA professionals pursuing further education. We are especially excited to announce the category B One AWWA Operator Scholarship. This scholarship is made possible by the AWWA providing annual matching funds to the state organization.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must submit:

  •    Application form.
  •    Proposed curriculum of study (i.e., list of courses that have been or will be taken during the   course of the pursued curriculum).
  •  Two letters of recommendation/reference, with at least one being an educational or professional reference.
  • One page essay of educational plans and career objectives (all categories). For Category 1, 2 and 4 applicants, the one page essay should also demonstrate or declare an interest in the drinking water supply field (especially in Wisconsin – see WIAWWA Mission Statement).
  • One page resume that includes all schools, colleges and universities attended; dates, major/fields of study, grade point average, degrees received, work experience, civic work, and extracurricular activities.
  • Unofficial transcripts.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Eligibility Categories

Category 1 – University Student

  • Enrolled full time in a university or college fall 2019 semester.
  • Pursuing a degree relevant to the drinking water supply field.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at time of application.
  • Have not received WIAWWA (or WWA) scholarship previously in this category.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Wisconsin resident.
  • Additional consideration will be given to student members of WIAWWA/AWWA.

Time Schedule

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than April 26, 2019.  The scholarship recipients will be notified by May 24, 2019, and will be publicly recognized at the 2019 WIAWWA Annual Conference held on September 11 – 13, 2019 at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center in Madison


Scholarships: Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF)

MTSF is awarding two scholarship opportunities for the Spring 2019 Semester!
 
  • The Working Students Award is a $1000 scholarship presented to four full time students (12+ credit hours) who work an average of at least ten hours a week.  This scholarship is open to Undergraduate Students not graduating in May of 2019 and applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be considered for this award.

The scholarship information and application can be found at the following link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sjji3Kh-87P-RonanDJLagTUAHujkEpxK65TtpyYSEM/edit?usp=sharing
 
  • The Students Helping Students Scholarship will provide one $2000, two $1000, and one $500 awards.  This scholarship is open to Undergraduate Students not graduating in May of 2019.  There is no minimum GPA requirement for this award!
The scholarship information and application can be found at the following link:

Scholarship: Engineering Society of Detroit

ESD established a $1,000 award to recognize undergraduate student(s) who best distinguishes themselves in the engineering and scientific communities. The award will be presented at the Society’s annual awards program held in June.  Each applicant is requested to supply information about his or her academic background, extra-curricular activities and work experience.  All applicants will receive a one-year complimentary Student Membership in The Engineering Society of Detroit.

Applications due February 20, 2019

Download Application Form: Click Here


Scholarship: No-Spills Scholarship

* Please see attachment for a scholarship offer for students in biology, geology, environmental science, environmental engineering, and other environmental based fields at your respective academic institutions. *

This email is from No-Spills, the Northern Michigan Waterways Hazardous Materials Spill Planning Committee. Each year, the committee hosts a statewide conference held in the Northern Michigan area. The 2019 conference will be held January 30-February 1, 2019 at the Park Place Hotel in Traverse City.

This event is recognized as one of the premier environmental conferences conducted in the Midwest. Our conference provides education and case studies in environmental spill technologies, mitigation, planning and preparedness, environmental response and recovery issues.  Our conference provides networking opportunities with federal and state governmental agencies, private companies, tribal governments, and non-profit organizations involved in spill response and environmental stewardship.

This year we are offering a $500 scholarship opportunity for students interested in attending the conference. The scholarship winner will be offered free admission and lodging to attend the conference in addition to the scholarship award. The scholarship will be awarded on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, the first day of the conference.

If this email and attached information could be posted at your respective institution and shared with fellow staff and students who may be interested, that would be greatly appreciated. Applications can also be found at http://www.no-spills.org/. Deadline for scholarship submittal is January 4, 2019.

Thank you for your time and please feel free to reply with any questions or concerns. For further information regarding the No-Spills Committee and conference, please visit our website:  http://www.no-spills.org.

Janice A. Adams

No-Spills Scholarship Committee

No-Spills

2100 West M-32

Gaylord, MI 49735

989-705-3434


Scholarship: MWEA (Michigan Water Environment Association)

Did you know there are now SIX college scholarships available through MWEA?

Deadline for all scholarships is February 1st

The following scholarships are for college students in the environmental field of study:

  • Jack H. Wagner – $2000 to a current college student pursuing a course of study leading to a career in Operations for Wastewater Treatment
  • John P. Hennessey – $2000 to a current college Undergrad or Graduate student pursuing a course of study leading to a career in Wastewater Treatment or in some other aspect of the water environment field
  • Antenore C. “Butch” Davanzo – $1000 to a High School Senior interested in pursuing a course of study leading to a career in Wastewater Treatment or in some other aspect of the water environment field at a Michigan based College or University. Applicants must have been active with Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts of America within the past 5 years
  • NEWDale and Lynn Bentley Memorial Scholarship – $2,500 to a current college student pursuing a course of study in an environmental field.
The following scholarship is awarded to current wastewater operators looking to advance their career:
  • WRRT – Future Leader – $1000 to up to four individuals planning to pursue either a Class B or Class A Michigan Wastewater Operators license

Scholarship: OHM Diversity Scholarship

OHM Diversity Scholarship

OHM Advisors is committed to the academic success of women and minority students. That is why we offer a Scholarship that awards $1,000 to qualified women and minorities that are currently
enrolled or planning to enroll in a STEM program or other field of practice of OHM Advisors.  We want to encourage eligible students to apply prior to each academic year. The Scholarship
may be awarded to students for multiple years, and will require students to re-apply each year.

Deadline: February 15, 2019

Scholarship information can be found here.