Eckenfelder Scholarship

Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell

$5,000
amount
Scholarship
award type
No
renewable
Apr 30th, 2019
application deadline
1
available
Not Reported
Prior Year

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Description

Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr.'s career as an environmental trailblazer spanned more than 50 years, during which time he trained thousands of graduate students and professionals in the science and art of industrial wastewater treatment. To honor his dedication to the environmental industry, we offer a $5,000 Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship to support students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident; a full-time student enrolled in his/her junior, senior, or graduate program at an accredited college/university; must have declared a major in civil, chemical or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology); must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale). All candidates must submit with a completed application; resume; an essay of 250 words minimum, "Tell us about a personal experience that influenced your decision to focus on environmental studies"; two written recommendations, with at least one from a university official (e.g. advisor, professor); and an official transcript of your academic record. Scholarship funds my only be used for university/college billed expenses such as tuition. We will be accepting 2017 applications starting at the end of March 2017. Applications will closed and materials must be postmarked by April 30th 2017 to be considered for our 2017 scholarships.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend a university or a four-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Restricted to students studying Biology, Construction Engineering/Management, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Energy and Power Engineering, Engineering-Related Technologies, Earth Science, Engineering/Technology, Environmental Science, Geography, Hydrology, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Mechanical Engineering, Marine/Ocean Engineering, Natural Sciences, Natural Resources, Oceanography, Paper and Pulp Engineering, Surveying, Surveying Technology, Cartography, or Geographic Information Science, or Science, Technology, and Society

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