Deborah Lambert Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Deborah Lambert (SWANA Evergreen Chapter President 2002-2005), and the many years she dedicated to the solid waste management field, the SWANA Evergreen Chapter is pleased to offer scholarships to qualified undergraduate and graduate students.

If you would like to donate to the scholarship fund, contact Mary Shanks.
You can view the scholarship fund sponsor opportunities here.

2019 application available beginning March 2019. Check back soon.

Scholarship Categories

william-stitt-268045-unsplashEnvironmental Scholarship — up to $2500
Must be accepted for enrollment in any junior college or four year college pursuing a degree in a field related to Solid Waste Management or the Environment.

General Scholarship — up to $1500
Must be accepted for enrollment in any junior college, university, or graduate school in any degree program or major.

SWANA Evergreen Scholarship Criteria

Must be children or grandchildren of a member or a student member in good standing.

Application Submission
Applicants should scan application, transcripts and cover letter into a single document and submit via email. All applications must include a cover letter signed by applicant.

Application Deadline
Applications must be received by May 1.

Contact Jeff Neuner: or call (206) 684-7693


Criteria for Award Selection

Criteria Examples
Academics (60%) GPA, ACT or SAT Scores
Academic achievement awards
Citizenship (20%) Honors:
Student Organizations
High School ROTC
Military Service
Charitable, civic or religious orgs
Extracurricular (20%) Athletics, music, drama, debate, etc.
Previous Awards


Thank you 2018 Evergreen Deborah Lambert Memorial Scholarship Sponsors!

Companies Individuals
BHC Consultants
Landau Associates
Republic Services
SCS Engineers
Solid Waste Systems
Waste Management
Waste Connections
Pat Campbell
Terrill Chang
Pete Christiansen
Andy Comstock
Anonymous from JRMA
Gary Kato
Kevin Kiernan
Leo Kypuros
Joe Murdoch
Mary Shanks
Scott Windsor
Matt Zybas

SWANA International

Grant H. Flint Scholarships

SWANA International administers annual student scholarships through our member Chapters, including SWANA Evergreen Chapter. Our Chapter may recommend one candidate for each of three scholarship categories for consideration by SWANA International each year.

Applications for Grant H. Flint Scholarships are available on the SWANA International website.