Future Leaders Scholarship

Every year, Recycle Colorado seeks candidates for its Conference Scholarship Program. The scholarship would provide funds for students to attend the Summit for Recycling Conference

What happens at this event: Learn about career opportunities in the recycling, composting, waste diversion, circular economy and sustainability fields, while connecting with private businesses, local government, nonprofits, and university representatives. The conference agenda includes educational sessions, a variety of subject-matter experts, a business partner showcase, and fun networking opportunities.

What you receive:

  • Support from a mentor who is active in the industry, with an attempt to match this mentor to your specific experience and interests.
  • Fantastic networking opportunities with professionals in a growing and exciting industry.
  • Free attendance to the premier recycling conference for the state of colorado, including access to sessions on various topics

Congrats to our 2023 Future Leader Scholarship Winners!

Sydney Smith, University of Colorado Boulder

Jaxon Mawhiney, University of Colorado Denver

Caleb Norder, Front Range Community College

Angelina Duerto Hunter, Colorado Mesa University

Emma Ritson, University of Colorado Boulder