Quad State Scholarship

July 02, 2019 4:14 PM | Philip Westmoreland (Administrator)

The SWANA South Carolina Palmetto Chapter Board would like to sponsor three scholarships for three professionals in the solid waste industry to attend the SWANA Quad State Conference to be held August 27-30, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Resort, in Asheville, NC.  This bi-annual conference will be hosted by the North Carolina Chapter and will be held jointly with the South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia Chapters.

Preference will be given to applicants who are:

  • New to the industry
  • Young Professionals
  • Collections Professionals
  • Recycling Professionals

Each recipient will receive a voucher for one free full conference registration and each will receive reimbursement of up to $500 for lodging during the conference. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in attending the conference but can not due to their junior status or organizational financial restraints.  To find out more about the Quad State 2019 Conference, please go to the Quad State website:  https://ncswana.org/eventInformation 

If you are a professional in the solid waste industry residing in South Carolina and you are interested in attending Quad State, we want to hear from you.  Also, if you know someone interested in attending, please encourage them to respond.  For those interested in this great opportunity, please email a brief, one page letter to info@scswana.org expressing your interest by July 10, 2019.  You do not need to be a SWANA Member to apply. The letter should include the following information:

  • Why you are interested.
  • Why you feel you are a good candidate for sponsorship.
  • Your current employer and contact information.
  • Your current position and career path in the solid waste industry.
  • How long you have been in the solid waste industry.
  • What you hope to gain from attending Quad State.
  • A letter from your direct supervisor approving your attendance to Quad State.

The recipient will be notified by July 12, 2019 with the conference voucher.  Reimbursement for the lodging will be presented to the recipient on the last day of the conference if a signed CEU form is submitted indicating attendance at 75% of the conference sessions.

We look forward to your responses and having you join us at Quad State. If you have questions or need additional information please email us at info@scswana.org.

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