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Calling all college students! Apply for a conference scholarship to meet in Snowmass this summer

Are you planning to be a professional recycler in tomorrow’s workforce pursuing a college degree today?

The Colorado Association for Recycling (CAFR) seeks candidates for its Future Leaders Program. This conference scholarship program provides funds for college students to attend the CAFR Summit for Recycling conference, June 3-5, 2018, in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The theme for the 29th annual professional conference is “Who needs China’s markets? Creating Solutions in Colorado.”

The conference agenda includes educational sessions, a variety of subject-matter experts, a business partner showcase, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun networking events. The Summit offers an excellent setting to network with private business, government, nonprofit and university representatives and learn about career opportunities in the recycling, materials management and sustainability fields. Registration, lodging, meals and a $50 travel stipend to attend the three-day conference will be awarded. Applicants must currently be attending a two- or four-year college or university in Colorado. Community college, undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

To Apply
Eligible students may visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/futureleaderprogram2018 to fill out the online application. Candidates studying environmental sciences, sustainability, biology, engineering, marketing or business programs, and related fields, are highly sought after. Responses are due no later than Friday, April 20, 2017, by 4:00 p.m. All applications will be reviewed by a panel of collegiate and industry representatives. Winners will be announced May 11, 2018.

This entry was posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018.