APWA is an international, educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. Chartered in 1938, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world with more than 26,000 members. The association is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri with an office in Washington, D.C., 67 chapters in North America, and over 25,000 members nationwide.
The Georgia Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) created an Annual Scholarship Program in 1994 to help deserving college students in pursuit of their educational goals and who want to pursue a career in the public works field. A total of eleven (11) $1,500 scholarships are awarded annually, one scholarship per respective State District, each calendar year to college students. Since its inception, the scholarship has been awarded to nearly 200 students in the State of Georgia.
If you are interested and are currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Technical School, College, or University and are considering a career in the public works arena, you are eligible to receive this scholarship. Please complete the attached application and forward to your application to your respective State District Director for consideration.
To find more information about the American Public Works Association, please visit us online at: www.georgia.apwa.net.