Scholarship Program

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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.

The scholarship application process is now open!  Interested students from WRRA Member companies must complete the application and mail it to WRRA headquarters by the due date posted below. 

Application Due Date: April 30th, 2018

2018-19 Scholarship Guidelines     2018-19 Scholarship Instructions     2018-19 Scholarship Application     2018-19 Scholarship Poster

WRRA Scholarship Program Description

  • Eligibility is open to “Employees, or dependent (natural or adopted) children of employees age 24 and under, of regular member companies of the WRRA.”
  • If selected, the student will receive $2,000 for undergraduate study. (Employees may attend half time, dependents must attend full time.)
  • 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.
  • Financial need of $2,000 or greater must be demonstrated.
  • The WRRA Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®.

Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

The WRRA Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Contact Sarah Carstensen, (507) 931-0647 or email at scarstensen@ScholarshipAmerica.org

2017-2018 WRRA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Cassidy Morris Photo

Cassidy Morris - Waste Connections, Vancouver
Western Washington University

Hannah Nicholson Photo

Hannah Nicholson - Sound Disposal, Inc.
Western Washington University

Colton Troh Photo

Colton Troh - Republic Services of Klickitat
Western Washington University

Alexis Reimers Photo

Alexis Reimers - Murrey's Disposal
Western Washington University