Mayor Dominick Pangallo announced that the City of Salem, in partnership with Waste Management (the city’s solid waste and recycling service provider), offers a new annual scholarship program. This scholarship will award $1,000 to a Salem resident who is pursuing undergraduate or graduate level studies in preparation for a career focused on environmental sustainability, including careers in environmental science or careers in other fields such as education, engineering or law so long as there is a specific environmental focus (e.g. science education, environmental engineering, or environmental law).  This year’s theme is, For a More Sustainable Tomorrow.

“In Salem, education of our students is a community mission,” said Mayor Pangallo, “I am grateful to the members of our staff and to Waste Management for making this opportunity available to help Salem residents, particularly those working toward careers that will sustain our environment, pursue higher education.  I encourage Salem residents who qualify to apply for this scholarship.”

Applications are due by May 31, 2024 and should be sent via email to Janelle Rolke: [email protected].

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