The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC), in association with The Recycling Partnership, is pleased to announce the inaugural Regional Recycling Impact Scholarship, providing free travel, accommodation, and registration to the 2019 Regional Recycling Impact Workshop.
The 2019 Recycling Regional Impact Workshop will be held May 7-8, 2019 in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Scholarship funds are available to 55 recycling professionals that work in local and regional recycling programs within the NERC 11-state region: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Workshop participants will gain access to a new or enhanced network of regional peers; tactics for creative approaches to messaging and budgeting; and, a deeper understanding of resources provided by The Recycling Partnership to tackle contamination.
The scholarship includes workshop registration, a one-night hotel stay*, and a travel reimbursement of up to $500.
*A second hotel night stay may be made available to awardees with extenuating travel circumstances.
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Email Tricia Tiedt (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions about the scholarship program.
Applications are due by close of business on Friday, February 15 via this online portal. NERC and The Recycling Partnership will select and notify the awardees no later than Friday, March 8. The travel portion of each scholarship will be approved by Partnership staff and reimbursed via check post-event.
Following the workshop, awardees will be asked to complete a survey about the impact of the workshop and how they intend to implement the tools into their local recycling program.
Select awardees may be featured in case studies by NERC and/or The Recycling Partnership.