Student Scholarships Available for WSRA's 2014 Conference
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Posted by: Lindsay Kittleson
Friday, February 21, 2014
WA, January 14, 2014 – The Washington State Recycling
Association (WSRA), a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association committed to
recycling education and promotion in Washington State, welcomes college students
to apply for a scholarship to attend their Annual Conference
and Trade Show, May 4-7, 2014 at The Hilton in downtown Vancouver,
WSRA’s Annual Conference and Trade Show draws over 300
recycling and waste prevention industry professionals from around the country.
A showcase for the latest recycling, re-use, and waste reduction programs and
technology, the conference will feature
leading-edge educational sessions, local and national experts and speakers, facility
tours, valuable networking opportunities, and an awards program to celebrate
the achievements of Washington’s recycling businesses and leaders.
WSRA encourages applications from undergraduate
and graduate students age 18 or older who are currently enrolled in college,
university, or trade school, or graduated within 15 months of the conference
(February 2013-May 2014). Scholarships include full registration, entitling
students to attend educational sessions, workshops, exhibits, tours of
recycling facilities, social events, meals and the WSRA Annual Awards Banquet. The
scholarship also includes three nights’ lodging at the conference hotel.
To apply for a scholarship, submit the electronic application found at www.wsra.net,
including an essay describing how your efforts in recycling and waste
prevention have contributed to the mission of WSRA, and/or how you expect to
contribute to this mission in the future. Click here for the application. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 21, 2014 by midnight.
WSRA would like to thank its Education Committee volunteers and generous
scholarship sponsors for making this program possible. These scholarships
provide an outstanding opportunity for future leaders in the industry to network
with leading industry professionals, expand their knowledge of recycling and
waste reduction, and prepare themselves for a career in a rewarding and
Please contact the WSRA office at 206.244.0311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
regarding any questions about the application process.
Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA), formed in 1976, is a 501(c)6
nonprofit association that provides leadership, networking, advocacy and
education to foster the expansion, diversity and economic vitality of recycling
in support of sustainable resource management. Its 500+ members include
private, community and government recycling agencies, generators of
recyclables, collectors, processors, transporters, broker, commodity markets,
recycled content product manufacturers, and others. Contact Washington State Recycling Association,