Monday, October 14, 2013

A&WMA Award Opportunities for Environmental Students Scholarships Now Available!

A&WMA Award Opportunities for Environmental Students NScholarshipsow Available!

The Air & Waste Management Association has great opportunities available for environmental students, including scholarships, awards, and a poster competition!

Hurry participation deadlines are coming soon!

Student Platform Paper Award: Completed applications are due Monday, November 4, 2013
Full-time masters and doctoral students are invited to compete for the Student Platform Paper Award during A&WMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition. A&WMA’s Award’s Committee, which is within the Higher Education Division of the Education Council, selects the Student Platform Paper Award winners, who are recognized at the Student Awards Ceremony & Receptionduring the Annual Conference, which will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in Long Beach, California.

Student Poster Competition: Abstracts are due by Monday, December 16, 2013
A&WMA's Student Poster Awards recognizes student posters to be the best amongst those considered in the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral categories. The Student Poster Competition takes place atA&WMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition, which this year will be held in Long Beach, CA on June 24-27, 2014.  Full-time Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral students are encouraged to participate in the Student Poster Competition.  Students must be the primary author of the abstract associated with the poster. They must present the poster during the annual conference to be eligible for this competition. 

Scholarships: Completed applications are due by Friday, January 10, 2014

Each year, A&WMA awards scholarships to outstanding students who are pursuing courses of study and research leading to careers in these areas:
  • Air Quality
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Policy
  • Sustainability

Master Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation AwardsNominations are due by Monday, January 13, 2014
In addition to scholarships, A&WMA acknowledges up to two exceptional masters thesis and up to two exceptional doctoral dissertations each year. Nominations shall be made by the student's faculty advisors, who are members of A&WMA, only. Works nominated shall be original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the fields of:
  • Air Quality
  • All Types of Waste
  • Sustainability/Management Pertaining to Air Quality or Waste

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