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American Public Works Association (APWA) Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Greater Jackson

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

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