Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship
The Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association is offering a $10,000 scholarship to honor Jack Pittis. Jack was an active member of APWA, a past Chapter President, and a friend who is greatly missed. Jack’s legacy was one of leadership, commitment to his community, and dedication to his role as a public servant. Successful applicants must exhibit a similar devotion to career and community.
- The application process is open to undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year degree programs and full-time students in community colleges that will be enrolled in a four-year institution as an entering junior or senior as of Fall 2017. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university in the State of Washington. Students enrolled in an out-of-state school will not be eligible.
- To be eligible for consideration, the applicant shall be majoring in a field directly related to Public Works (Civil, Structural, Transportation, or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Communications, Public Administration, etc.).
- The applicant shall be an entering Junior or Senior as of the Fall 2017 school year.
- The applicant shall meet the respective school’s definition of full time standing for the 2017-2018 school year.
- Finalists will be required to participate in interviews with APWA scholarship committee members. Finalists will be contacted by a scholarship committee member to schedule the interview. Interview questions will be based on the content of each student’s application materials.
- Evaluation criteria will include scholastic achievement, a dedication to community involvement, activities and interests beyond the classroom, and demonstrated knowledge of the public works industry.APPLICATION Can be found at: http://washington.apwa.net/PageDetails/6419