The Allegheny Mountain Section Scholarship Program

The Allegheny Mountain Section of the Air & Waste Management Association is pleased to announce its annual AMS Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to all high school or undergraduate students who are accepted full-time in a four-(4) year college or university program. The purpose of the program is to provide scholarships to qualified students who are pursuing environmental careers.The scholarship award committee will award up to $4,000 in scholarships to the qualified candidates.

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to thousands of environmental professionals in 65 countries.


  • All undergraduate students currently enrolled or high school students accepted full-time in a four-(4) year college or university program in Western Pennsylvania or West Virginia, which will lead to a career in the environmental fields are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should have at least a “B” average or a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

How to Apply:

To be applying for the scholarship, the candidate may download the application through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Prepare a one-page, typed essay discussing your interest in the fields of environmental science, environmental engineering, or other environmentally related field.
  • Attach it to this cover page along with a letter of recommendation from an academic advisor,
  • A completed recommendation form from a teacher or academic advisor,
  • A letter of acceptance from a university or college within the geographical area served by the Section,
  • A copy of your most recent college or high school transcript,
  • Your resume

Submitting Details:

The applicant must send complete application with all documents to: Allegheny Mountain Section – Air & Waste Management Association Mr. David Testa, QEP C/O AECOM Corporation Foster Plaza 6, 681 Andersen Drive, Suite 400pittsburgh, Pa 15220

Mailing Instructions:

  • Mail one (1) original and three (3) copies of the completed application package
  • Attach, in sealed envelopes, the Letters of Recommendation, to the application packages
  • Send the four (4) complete sets and Letters of Recommendation

Financial Aid Award Money:

Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Association Announces up to $4,000 in Undergraduate Scholarship(s) for the 2017-2018 Academic Year for Students Pursuing an Environmental Career.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is due on March 31, 2017. Awards will be announced by May 2017.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

Students interested in scholarships and pursuing a career in Environmental Science, Engineering or Law at an academic level beyond baccalaureate work should contact Joel Anne Sweitheim, Education Programs Manager, and email: or FAX (412) 232-3450.

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