The 2021 Scholarship Program is open and accepting applications.

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) annually offers scholarships to students in studies in fields related to solid waste management.  In 2021, SWANA will award up to $30,000 in scholarships to deserving students.  Further information on the scholarship programs, eligibility and application requirements, and application forms can be found on the SWANA website at:

The deadline for student applications for to be submitted to the Illinois Land of Lincoln Chapter is May 1, 2021. 

 After May 1, 2021, the Land of Lincoln Chapter Scholarship Committee will review applications received and select one local winner from each scholarship category for consideration by the International Scholarship Committee by June 1, 2021.

If you have questions, please contact me via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone at 815-774-4348.  

Applications and information on the scholarships can be found at the link below:
***Please note that students do not need to be related to a SWANA member to apply for select scholarships however, student SWANA member  is required to be eligible. Student SWANA membership is free and can be applied for at 

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SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
2037 P.O. Box 2037
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60138
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