Waste Connections Scholarship

Scholarship submission deadline will be posted in February each year.

City of Lakeway / Waste Connections Scholarship Application

As part of the City of Lakeway and Waste Connections ongoing commitment to youth and education as it relates to recycling efforts, the organizations will once again offer $1,000 scholarships to eligible applicants. 

Eligibility for High School student submissions:

  • Be at the twelfth (12) grade level in private, public or home-schooled education.
  • Have a parent or legal guardian who is signed up for trash and recycling services with the City of Lakeway (must be in good financial standing). 
  • Plans to attend a university, college, junior college, technical, or trade school to obtain an undergraduate level degree or trade certification.
  • Must submit an application and required document(s) by the posted deadline (May 2, 2022*).

Judging Process

 

Applications and essays are evaluated based on a fair unbiased judging process. Judges are individually selected by the City of Lakeway.  To ensure anonymity of participants and a transparent scoring process, judges will not see personal information from the application or essay. Applicants’ names are unknown to judges until after the results are finalized. 

Awards

 

All applicants will be notified of award status by email. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the school where the awarded student will attend. Scholarship funds must be used within one year of the award date. City of Lakeway has the right to extend the timeline of use when deemed appropriate.

City of Lakeway / Waste Connections Scholarship Application