2006-2007 scholarship program announced
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) recently announced three scholarships for full-time students in the educational programs of science or engineering. A new scholarship in memory of Robert N. Hancock, a Fellow and Past President of IEST, long-time member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the IEST, and a leader in the field of environmental engineering, is available. The Robert N. Hancock Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $500, will be offered annually by IEST for the best original technical paper written by a student and published in the Journal of the IEST. The Eugene Borson Scholarship, in the amount of $500, is offered to a full-time high school senior, or undergraduate college or university student enrolled full-time in an accredited institution. Eugene (Gene) Borson was a Fellow of IEST, and was a leader in the field of aerospace environmental and contamination control engineering. Each applicant must submit a one-page essay describing his or her career goals and how IEST can help achieve these goals. A science, mathematics, or engineering faculty member must give a recommendation for each applicant. Finally, the Park Espenschade Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $500, is offered by IEST for the best one-page essay on how IEST can help achieve your career goals. The Park Espenschade Education Fund was established to honor Park Espenschade’s enthusiasm, energy, devotion, and commitment to the education and training of young people in the environmental sciences. Each applicant must be recommended by a science, mathematics, or engineering faculty member, and be a full-time high-school senior, or undergraduate college or university student. For more information, visit the IEST Web site: www.iest.org.