Scholarship

Committee Information

Chapter Scholarships

One of the founders, Jack Pittis, truly believed in education and training at all levels of public works organizations and was passionate in his support of the Washington Chapter's Scholarship Program, We are proud to continue his work with three scholarship opportunities. The Chapter's scholarships are funded by the golf tournaments typically held in Spring/Fall in conjunction with the conferences as well as outright donations from WA State organizations. If you would like to donate, please contact the Committee Chair or you can send a check to: APWA Washington State Chapter, Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2601 4th Ave, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98121-1280

Scholarships are available in three categories, see below for how to apply. 

  • For full-time students attending a 4-year college: Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship
  • For students attending a 2-year college: High Ed Scholarship
  • For Chapter members to attend the International Public Works Congress & Exposition and Chapter Conferences

Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship (4-year college / university)
Due: Friday, June 28th, 2019
Amount Awarded: $7,500
Email Submit to: Committee Chair, Justin Mathews

The Washington Chapter has established a $7,500 annual Jack Pittis Memorial Scholarship to be presented to one individual attending a 4-year higher education institution, who is interested in pursuing a career in the public works field and is both a current resident of Washington State and a junior / senior with full-time standing as of Fall 2019.

How to Apply

2019 Jack Pittis Scholarship Application
2019 Jack Pittis Scholarship Notice

Download the appropriate application form. Fill it out completely and email the form to the to Committee Chair. Only electronic applications will be accepted. 

Higher Education Scholarship (2-year college / technical school)
Due: Friday, June 28th, 2019
Amount Awarded: $2,500

Email Submit to: Committee Chair, Justin Mathews

The Washington Chapter has established a $2,500 annual Higher Education Scholarship to be presented to one individual attending a 2-year college or technical school, who is interested in pursuing a career in the public works field and is both a current resident of Washington State and a full-time student as of Fall 2019. 

How to Apply

2019 Higher Education Scholarship Application
2019 Higher Education Scholarship Notice

Download the appropriate application form. Fill it out completely and email the form to the to Committee Chair . Only electronic applications will be accepted. 

Professional Scholarships

Information on the scholarships for Washington Chapter members to attend APWA Congress and Conferences is available in the Washington Chapter APWA Scholarship Policy for Conferences.


    Total Member : 8
  • Mr. Justin Matthews
  • Mrs. Lauren J. Behm
  • Mrs. Jennifer Swanson
  • Ms. Patricia A. Thomson, MS
  • Mr. Miguel A. Sandoval
  • Mr. Matthew T. Enders, PE
  • Ms. Letticia M. Neal, PE
  • Mr. Thomas E. Skillings
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