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CEMS 2015 Scholarship Information - due date March 1, 2015


The Colorado Environmental Management Society (CEMS) is a non-profit organization created in 1985 to provide a forum for the exchange of information concerning technologies, laws and regulations, and other current developments pertaining to environmental health and safety matters and waste management issues. CEMS membership consists of technical and legal professionals from environmental organizations, the government, academia, industry and the private sector.


To provide a mechanism for professional enhancement of its members with respect to environmental and health and safety (EHS) management. In addition, CEMS seeks to serve government, industry, environmental organizations and individuals in the development and use of prudent EHS management practices in the State of Colorado. It is the intent of the Society to be the premiere non-profit professional EHS management organization in the State.

A. Eligibility

• Students must be currently enrolled in and attending an undergraduate or graduate program at a Colorado university or college.
• Students must be studying engineering, geology, environmental sciences, law, or another field in which they may address environmental issues.
• Students must intend to work in an environmental field.
• Students must complete and return the application as noted below.
• CEMS Officers, CEMS Board of Directors, the CEMS Scholarship Selection Committee, and family members of these individuals are not eligible to receive these scholarships.

B. General Information

• CEMS plans to award three scholarships of $1,500 each.
• The awardees will be notified on or before March 31, 2015 and the winners will be announced on our website.
• In addition to monetary compensation, if you are selected to receive this scholarship:
• Your essay and a short biography will be published in CEMS’ monthly newsletter.
• You will receive one year free membership to CEMS. You and a colleague may attend each monthly meeting at no charge.
• You must attend one monthly CEMS meeting in the spring/summer of 2015 to be recognized and honored by our membership. Meetings occur from 11:30-1:00 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the EPA office in Denver or other downtown Denver locations.

Please see the attached for the complete application.

Return completed application via email to:

Applications must be received by midnight Mountain Standard Time on Sunday, March 1, 2015.