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American Public Works Association (APWA) Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Greater Jackson

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for full-time college juniors and seniors who are attending a public university in Mississippi studying to enter the field of public works. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have graduated from a high school in Mississippi. "Public works" is generally the municipal or county governmental agency that administers projects such as road building, storm water retention, lot clearing, street lighting, and other duties. Eligible majors include civil engineering, electrical engineering, public administration, environmental engineering, biology, and chemistry. This award is based both on merit and need.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 15
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $1,000
Awards Granted: 1


Class Year: Is this you?
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Mississippi
College Major: Is this you?
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • Animal Genetics
  • Animal Physiology
  • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Other
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  • Cardiovascular Science
  • Cell Biology and Anatomy
  • Cell Physiology
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Pathology Residency Program
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemical Technology/Technician
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Civil Engineering, Other
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Conservation Biology
  • Developmental Biology and Embryology
  • Ecology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
  • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other
  • Endocrinology
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Genetics, General
  • Genetics, Other
  • Geochemistry
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Human Services, General
  • Human/Medical Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbial and Eukaryotic Genetics
  • Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Mycology
  • Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Oncology and Cancer Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology/Experimental Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
  • Photobiology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Physiology, General
  • Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Plant Genetics
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Population Biology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Social Work
  • Social Work, Other
  • Soil Chemistry and Physics
  • Structural Biology
  • Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics
  • Toxicology
  • Virology
  • Vision Science/Physiological Optics
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Youth Services/Administration
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Computational Biology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Education Policy Analysis
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • International Policy Analysis
  • Public Policy Analysis, Other
More Requirements:
    Must pursue a career in public works; must attend a Mississippi public university.

$1000 Cappex "No Essay" Monthly Scholarship

    Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2014

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