CRRA Offers Scholarship to Shelton Students

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Business

$1,000 Grant Available to Engineering, Science Majors

SHELTON, Conn. –The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, in partnership with the Sports Center of Connecticut, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a selected college student from Shelton.

The CRRA Shelton Scholarship is awarded annually to one Shelton resident studying engineering, mathematics or the sciences at an accredited four-year college. Preference will be given to a student with a declared major in the environmental or energy fields. Previous winners are eligible.

To be eligible for the award, the recipient must be a Shelton resident and demonstrate

  • academic achievement in high school and college;
  • a record of community service; and
  • an intention to pursue a career in environmental engineering, environmental science or another engineering or science discipline.

A downloadable application form is available at CRRA’s website. Click to to access the form.

Applications are due Dec. 2, 2011, and the scholarship will be awarded after Dec. 15, 2011.

Only Shelton residents are eligible.

The CRRA Shelton Scholarship is available through a special arrangement with the Sports Center of Connecticut located at 784 River Road in Shelton.

The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority is a quasi-public agency whose mission is to work for – and in – the best interests of the municipalities of the state of Connecticut. CRRA’s board of directors and management team develop and implement environmentally sound solutions and best practices for solid waste disposal and recycling management on behalf of municipalities. CRRA serves 93 Connecticut cities and towns. CRRA also runs sustainability education programs through the Trash Museum in Hartford and Garbage Museum in Stratford. For more information about CRRA and its activities, visit Computer users can also discuss CRRA at its blog,

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