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Apply for Young Professional Stipend to Attend PWX 2017 in Orlando, Florida

March 3, 2017

APWA Minnesota is looking to reward a young Public Works professional - that is involved in the chapter and eager to grow professionally in the field of Public Works - with a stipend to the 2017 APWA Public Works Expo (PWX) in Orlando, Florida!

The Minnesota Chapter is thrilled to recognize the contributions of its young members by once again providing a lucky member with a stipend in the amount of $1,500 to attend the national PWX event.

Attendance at PWX provides many opportunities to:
Learn Technically – Develop Professionally – Sight See – Take a Technical Tour ‑ Network


This stipend provides an opportunity for a young member from our organization, who has demonstrated their commitment to public works and the Minnesota Chapter, to attend an outstanding national event.

The selected member will attend the APWA National PWX in Orlando, Florida, August 27-30, 2017.

Selection Criteria
In order to be considered for selection, the applicant should:

  1. Be 35 years old or under.
  2. Be a member of the American Public Works Association.
  3. Be involved in and making contributions to Chapter activities through participating in a committee or other chapter work.
  4. Be interested in attending the 2017 APWA Public Works Expo.
  5. Be willing to share the conference experience with peers and the executive committee through an article submission about the event.
  6. Have a demonstrated record of wanting to grow professionally in the field of public works.

Application Process
APWA members wishing to be considered should prepare a letter (maximum of two pages) addressing the criteria above. Letters of interest must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., May 30, 2017Please be sure to include your APWA membership number.

Send the letter in a PDF format electronically to: Kristin Asher, Vice-President, APWA-MN Chapter. Email: kasher@cityofrichfield.org

Selection of the candidate will be made by Chapter officers and is expected to be ratified by the Executive Committee on June 14, 2017.

Questions?
Please contact Kristin Asher at (612) 861-9795 or as noted above.

Thank you for your interest!

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