The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) is one of the largest sources of solid waste research funding in the U.S., allocating approximately $1 million annually in research grants and graduate level scholarships.
Thus far, over 50 students have been EREF scholars, many of whom are now in key academic and professional positions across the U.S.
EREF is pleased to announce that scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are now available. The application deadline is May 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm (eastern).
Qualified Applicants include the following students:
– will be this year or are now a full-time master’s student, doctoral student or post-doctoral researcher, and
– have a clearly demonstrated interest in solid waste management research. EREF defines solid waste management to pertain to municipal solid waste, construction & demolition waste, industrial waste (e.g. coal ash), WTE ash, etc. Note this definition does not include agricultural wastes or wastewater treatment plant sludge.