Washington Chapter scholarships are available in two categories:
- For Chapter members to attend the International Public Works Congress & Exposition and Chapter Conferences
- For full-time students to attend college
Information on the scholarships for Washington Chapter members is available in the Washington Chapter APWA Scholarship Policy for Conferences
, and for full-time students the information and application forms.
The Chapter is now offering two scholarships in the amount of $6,000 each to be awarded to full-time Washington students entering his/her junior or senior year this fall term in programs that benefit the field of public works.
The Washington Chapter has also established a $10,000 annual Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship
to be presented to one individual for higher education purposes who is interested in pursuing a career in the public works field.
How to Apply
Download the appropriate application form (see Scholarship Forms
directly below). Fill it out completely and attach it to an email to Tom Skillings
. Only electronic applications will be accepted in 2013. Applications for the 2013-14 school year will be due January 31, 2013.
Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship Fund Silent Auction
The Scholarship Committee hosts the Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship Fund Silent Auction at each conference. Vendors are encouraged to participate in this exciting event that will not only help promote their business, but also insure the success of the Scholarship Program. For details on the Silent Auction, please contact the Scholarship Committee Chair, Tom Skillings
(360) 491-3399 or Lauren Behm
Jack truly believed in education and training at all levels of public works organizations and was passionate in his support of the Washington Chapter's Scholarship Program. If you or your agency/company wish to contribute to this fund, please send your checks to:
Washington State Chapter APWA
Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship Fund
2601 4th Ave, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98121-1280