College students and graduating high school seniors apply today!

The Buckeye SWANA Chapter offers scholarships for children and grandchildren of Buckeye SWANA members and for student SWANA Members.

Eligible applicants must be the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a Buckeye SWANA member in good standing or a SWANA student member based in Ohio.

April 5th – All complete application forms and back-up documentation must be received by the Chapter.

Announcement of Scholarship recipients will be made no later than August 1st.

SWANA 2024 Category 1 Application – High School

Category 1 applicants include graduating high school seniors or a graduate equivalent certified candidate who have been accepted for enrollment in a junior college or a 4-year college or university. Must have a SWANA member as a sponsor. Submit application to Chapter where their sponsor is a member.

SWANA 2024 Category 2 Application – Undergraduate

Category 2 applicants include full-time college or university students who are entering their junior or senior undergraduate year and pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering or another major related to the solid waste management. Must be a SWANA student member or have a SWANA member sponsor.

SWANA 2024 STEARNS Application

STEARNS scholarship is for a graduate student studying environmental science, engineering or other field related to solid waste or resource management. Must be a SWANA student member or have a SWANA member as a sponsor.

A maximum of two applicants are eligible for up to $1,000 each per year for award from the Buckeye SWANA Chapter. Applicants may be forwarded to SWANA National to be considered for a larger scholarship of $1,000 to $5,000 through the Grant H. Flint International Scholarship Award Program through SWANA. We encourage you or someone you know to apply.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS May 1, 2024. To apply, complete the attached application and return it, along with all the required backup documentation, to the Buckeye SWANA Scholarship Committee, c/o  Tim Gourley, Lake County Department of Public Utilities,   105 Main Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077 or email to

If you have questions, please contact Chapter Scholarship Chairperson, Tim Gourley at (440) 350-2908.