Encouraging students who are investing their future in the environment
JOHN SCARANO, our dear friend and colleague, passed away suddenly on Jan. 4, 2011. John truly was a foundational pillar of GA-AHMP and a champion for its growth and success; it is impossible to state how much he will be missed.
In honor of our dear friend and his gift for teaching, GA-AHMP established the JOHN SCARANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP to annually award scholarships to deserving college students majoring in EH&S-related fields of study. This year, GA-AHMP will award up to four $1,000 scholarships to students in graduate and undergraduate environmental programs at institutions in Georgia.
How to Qualify
To qualify, you must:
Be pursuing a career in the environmental field, and
Be an undergraduate or graduate student in an environmental-related program in Georgia, including, but not limited to:
- Hazardous Materials Technologies
- Environmental Science
- Engineering with an Environmental Emphasis
- Physical/natural sciences with an environmental emphasis (e. chemistry, geology, biology, etc.)
Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and making satisfactory progress (must provide transcripts with application)
Be a full-time student for the 2019 – 2020 academic year
Complete the information requested in the application, including a short essay
Have not previously been awarded the AHMP Scholarship
Applications are due November 22, 2019. All applicants will be notified of their status by November 29, 2018. Scholarship Award Certificates will be presented at the GA-AHMP monthly meeting held in early-December 2019 (must be present to receive award).
All scholarships will include:
- A $1,000 check to be used toward educational expenses (books, tuition, expenses, etc.)
- Complementary one-year AHMP – Georgia Chapter membership
- Free attendance for 1 year at Georgia Chapter meetings
- Complementary spirit wear for the AHMP Professional Society
Support the Scholarship Fund
Donations to the JOHN SCARANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP are welcome at any time. For donations via debit and credit cards, please visit our on-line payment center linked on the right side of this page.
For donations via check, please make checks payable to “GA-AHMP” and note “JOHN SCARANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP” on the memo line. Checks may be mailed to:
GA-AHMP c/o JOHN SCARANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
6355 Long Island Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328