National Conference  Scholarship Program

About the LBA Conference Scholarship Program

The LBA Scholarship is available to government employees working in a brownfield career, or students actively enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or job-training programs in an environmental or related field in the state of Louisiana. This award is intended for individuals who are planning a career in the environmental industry to be used for attendance at an industry-related conference or training opportunity with the intention of introducing the successful scholarship recipient to other industry professionals .     

 

The scholarship amount will not exceed $1,000 and will be paid as a reimbursement for actual conference registration fees, travel expenses, and meals at standard per diem rates.  Receipts shall be provided to the LBA by the scholarship recipient prior to reimbursement. Prepayment for expenses may be considered depending upon recipient’s personal circumstances. 

 

The award recipient will be required to write an article for the LBA newsletter detailing his/her experience within one month of returning from the conference. In addition to scholarship dollars, the award recipient will receive individual Membership of LBA for a year.

In addition to completing the application, student applicants should email a copy of enrollment verification along with a  letter of recommendation (could include academic professional, community leader, and environmental professional) to execdirectorlba@gmail.com by  July 12 2022.

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Applications due by July 12, 2022. Decision will be finalized by July 15th.