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Stephen D. Rothbatt Scholarship

The Lake Michigan States Section of the Air & Waste Management Association has established a scholarship for graduate students studying in the environmental field in memory of a long-time member and supporter, Stephen H. Rothblatt.

Mr. Rothblatt was the Director, Air and Radiation Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. His credentials included:
  • Advisor to the Governments of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and India related to air quality management programs.
  • Advisor to the Republic of Korea, leading a team of air quality experts twice to Seoul where they developed a strategy to deal with the reduced visibility/fine particulate problem of the Seoul-Inchon metropolitan area.
  • Chairman of the Lake Michigan States Section of the Air & Waste Management Association, 1987-1988.
  • In 1989 he was detailed to U.S. EPA's Office of Air and Radiation in Washington, DC to work with the Headquarters' team developing what became the 1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act.
  • Mr. Rothblatt earned his Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and the Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University's College of Law.
If you'd like to contribute to the Rothblatt Scholarship Fund, please go here.

West Michigan Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (WM-A&WMA) Scholarship

The West Michigan Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (WM-A&WMA) is pleased to announce the availability scholarships to be awarded to selected students pursuing a career in environmental management.  Each successful applicant will also receive a student WM-A&WMA membership.

At the start of the term for which the scholarship is sought, applicants must be attending full time and pursuing a course of study leading to a career in air pollution control, waste management or other environmental management field.  Preferred courses of study include environmental engineering, physical or natural sciences, or natural resources. If in doubt as to the suitability of a curriculum or course of study, contact the Scholarship Chairperson.  Applicants must be in or going into a Junior or Senior undergraduate class standing and have declared their major, or in or going into graduate school pursuing a graduate degree. Merit will be of primary interest, and the applicant should have at least a "B" average, (e.g., 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale). Extracurricular activities and interests will also be considered.

International A&WMA Student Scholarships and Awards

International A&WMA has an awards program.