NOTE: Application deadline is April 15, 2017.

The WRRA Scholarship Program was established in 2006 and made its initial awards in 2007 for the 2007-08 school year. The program is intended to assist WRRA Member company employees and their children to continue education in college or vocational school programs.

WRRA Scholarship Program Description

bullet Eligibility is open to “Employees, or dependent (natural or adopted) children of employees age 24 and under, of regular member companies of the WRRA.”

bullet If selected, the student will receive $2,000 for undergraduate study. (Employees may attend half time, dependents must attend full time.)

bullet Up to four (4) awards per year will be awarded. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply each year they meet the eligibility requirements.

bullet Financial need of $2,000 or greater must be demonstrated.

bullet The WRRA Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®.


Take a look at WRRA's Scholarship Brochure for more information, print out a flyer to post in your company's break room, or go directly to the online application website:

bullet  WRRA's 2017-18 Scholarship Brochure

bullet  WRRA's 2017-18 Scholarship Guidelines

bullet  WRRA's 2017-18 Scholarship Poster

bullet  2017-18 Scholarship Application

bullet  Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

The WRRA Scholarship Program
Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Contact Nancy Buss, (507) 931-1682 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2017-2018 WRRA Scholarship Recipients


Allison Bonney - Peninsula Sanitation Services
Western Washington University


Taryn Tenkley - Nooksack Valley Disposal
Northwest University

Samantha Brown - Waste Connections
Pacific Lutheran University

Joe Cardenas - Republic Services
Perry Technical Institute