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Waste Connections Scholarship Program

Waste Connections is the premier provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, along with recycling and resource recovery, in mostly exclusive and secondary markets across the US and Canada. The Waste Connections Scholarship Program is designed to support the families of Waste Connections employees, by awarding up to 50 scholarships of $2,500 each.  

Applicants must be dependent* children, age 26 and under, of regular full time Waste Connections employees** in the U.S. and Canada who have a minimum of one (1) year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date. 

Additionally, applicants must be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper-secondary school, graduates of high school or upper-secondary school, or current college undergraduates, who plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited CEGEP institution, two- or four-year college or university or a vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year. 

*Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee. 

**Children of Region VPs, Assistant Region VPs, Region Controllers and Corporate officers are ineligible.