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Student Scholarship Information

The Cind M. Treser Memorial Student Scholarship


March 1, 2024


The Cind M. Treser Memorial Student Scholarship program (formerly the Ed Pickett Memorial Student Scholarship) gives recognition to outstanding and deserving undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Health (or in an allied discipline) and who intend to take employment in the field of Environmental Health in Washington State upon completion of the baccalaureate degree requirements.

The scholarship will be presented during the WSEHA Annual Education Conference, usually held during early May.   The scholarship(s) will be awarded directly to the student(s) and may be used by the student(s) as they see fit.


  • Substantial coursework is required in the following areas: biology & microbiology, organic & inorganic chemistry, epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental health topics.

  • Be a student member of WSEHA ($5) or become a member upon receipt of the scholarship. (Click here to access the WSEHA Membership Application.)

  • Demonstrate intent to become employed in the field of environmental health in Washington following graduation.

  • Be willing to submit a photograph if awarded the scholarship.

  • Intend to attend the WSEHA Annual Educational Conference to receive the scholarship award. A stipend will be available for students: $500 if traveling more than 60 miles and $150 if less than 60 miles.

  • Preference will be given to students in their junior year.

  1. Student must fill out the Scholarship Application Form and submit an unofficial transcript.

  2. Adviser, or other qualified individual that can comment on the student's academic performance, must complete the Scholarship Recommendation Form.


*Click on the button at the top of the page to access both of these forms.



Number of Awards: generally 1-3

Award Amount: $1,000-$5,000, depending on the number of applicants and scholarships awarded

Questions?  Contact us!



Megan McNelly, Executive Secretary                      


Emily Hovis, UW               

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