IAPMO Scholarship Essay Contest
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is a worldwide organization made up of dedicated professionals striving to make our planet a safer and healthier place in which to live. With IAPMO’s emphasis on clean air, water and sustainable energy, its members have become the frontline warriors in a battle for the very existence of the Earth itself. Whether you call it global warming, climate change or just cyclical fluctuations in the planet’s ecosystem, the work IAPMO does saving water, energy and promoting health has an immediate effect on every human being on this planet.
This scholarship will be open to members — and their children — of IAPMO, PHCC, MCAA, the UA and ASSE who are currently enrolled in high school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university or trade school, or working in an apprentice program.
The essay must be completely original and a minimum of 1,000 words. The deadline for submission of the essay will be June 1st via email, fax or mail to IAPMO World Headquarters. The scholarship winners will be announced at the IAPMO Education and Business Conference. The top scholarship will be $500, publication of the essay in the award-winning OFFICIAL Magazine and on the IAPMO Website, and a one-year membership to IAPMO. Second- and third-place winners will receive $250 and $100, respectively, and also be published in OFFICIAL and on the IAPMO Website.
The essay topic changes each year so please visit our website to learn the subject matter. To submit an essay, please include your name, your school's name, your parent's name (if applicable) and the name of your/their eligible trade association or union local. All essays should be sent to Ms. Gabriella Davis at IAPMO by email at Gaby.Davis@IAPMO.org; by fax at 909-472-4222; or by mail to her attention at IAPMO, 5001 E. Philadelphia St., Ontario, CA 91761