Month: December 2018

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 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:


Janice A. Adams

No-Spills Scholarship Committee


2100 West M-32

Gaylord, MI 49735


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.

Scholarship: ACEC/Michigan

ACEC/M Scholarships

Application Deadline is January 4, 2019

ACEC/Michigan is planning to award over $12,000 to engineering and surveying students enrolled in an ABET accredited College or University. Applications are now available on the ACEC/M website, and are due to ACEC by January 4, 2019. Applicants will be judged on a written essay, their work experience, employer/faculty recommendations, community involvement and their GPA.

Applicants must have worked for a private engineering, architectural or surveying firm in the past 24 months.



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