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Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research from the EREF

Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research
Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF)

2016 Application Deadline is May 4.

The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) is one of the largest sources of solid waste research funding in the U.S., allocating approximately $1 million annually in research grants and graduate level scholarships.

Thus far, over 50 students have been EREF scholars, many of whom are now in key academic and professional positions across the U.S.

The application deadline is May 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm (eastern). Click here to view a list of information/materials required for the application.

Applications will be considered from those who:

  • will be this year or are now a full-time master’s or doctoral student, and
  • have a clearly demonstrated interest in solid waste management research. EREF defines solid waste management to pertain to municipal solid waste, construction & demolition waste, industrial waste (e.g. coal ash), WTE ash, etc. Note this definition does not include agricultural wastes or waste water treatment plant sludge.

Read more about this scholarship at the Scholarships page on this website.