Go Green, Get Some Green $$

Environmental protection is at the core of our organization and it drives our daily operations, as well as the services we offer. For example, landfills are scientifically engineered to protect air quality and groundwater. But, at Metro Waste Authority, we go beyond meeting those minimum environmental requirements to create smart, safe, and sustainable solutions. We practice what we preach and encourage others to dream big and do the same. This is why we have established two $1,000 scholarships available to students who meet the following requirements: 

  • A permanent resident of one of the following communities, located in our planning areas:
    • Ankeny, Bondurant, Carlisle, Clive, Dawson, Des Moines, Elkhart, Grimes, Hartford, Jefferson, Johnston, Linden, Minburn, Mingo, Mitchellville, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Polk County, Prairie City, Redfield, Runnells, Sheldahl, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights
  • Pursuit of a career in an environmental field
  • Full-time enrollment in an accredited community college, college, or university

The Environmental Stewardship Scholarship application process opens February 1 and closes May 1.