The mission


The mission of the WEAT Scholarship Committee is to support, promote, and encourage the educational pursuits and goals of active members, or their college bound dependents, with scholarships and educational grants. Eligible to apply for a WEAT scholarship are students that are members or dependents of WEAT.

The Southeast Texas Section chooses at least one applicant yearly to award a scholarship of at least $500. Preference is given to students with degree programs with the intention of entering the environmental field including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Management and Public Administration. However all degree programs are considered. Additional Preference is given to students in close geographical proximity to WEAT Southeast Texas.

Timeline


May – WEAT Texas begins accepting applications for scholarship

August – WEAT Southeast Texas Section chooses scholarship recipients

June – WEAT Texas closes application and begins ranking candidates

September – WEAT Texas informs recipients of scholarship funds

July – WEAT Texas provides a list of applicable candidates to WEAT Southeast Texas Section

2018 awards:


Krystal M. Gutierrez $1,250

Victoria Flannory $500

Funds are generated annually by our Clay Shoot Event that occurs in October and sponsorship of events

More information can be found here: https://www.weat.org/

Link to application: http://weatsf.org/

2018 – 2019 Scholarship Chair – Carol Serna, Carollo Engineers, cserna@carollo.com