Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr.’s career as an environmental trailblazer spanned more than 50 years, during which time he trained thousands of graduate students and professionals in the science and art of industrial wastewater treatment. To honor his dedication to the environmental industry, Brown and Caldwell offer a $5,000 Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship to support students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession.
A United States citizen or permanent resident.
A full-time student enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university.
Declared major in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology).
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale).
All candidates must submit with a completed application:
An essay of 250 words minimum, “Tell us about a personal experience that influenced your decision to focus on environmental studies.”
Two written recommendations, with at least one from a university official (e.g. advisor, professor).
An official transcript of your academic record.
Scholarship funds may only be used for university/college billed expenses such as tuition.
Edited by Melanie Colón