Objective: The Alan D. Wurtz, SR/WA Scholarship Fund seeks to award a $1000 scholarship to an active IRWA Young Professional who exemplifies Alan’s enthusiasm for learning and his passion for the IRWA. The Alan D. Wurtz, SR/WA Scholarship Fund will reimburse the Scholarship Recipient up to $1000 for educational courses and seminars sponsored by the IRWA over a 3-year period.
Eligibility: Percheron, LLC welcomes applicants to apply for the Alan D. Wurtz, SR/WA Scholarship Fund. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be (1) a member in good standing of the IRWA for a minimum of one year, (2) a young professional (age 35 or younger) practicing in the right of way profession, (3) committed to enhancing their knowledge of the industry, and (4) willing to honor the legacy of Alan D. Wurtz, SR/WA by furthering the IRWA’s Purpose and Mission.
Purpose: This scholarship offers an impactful way to combine the RWIEF’s mission and values of past IRWA leaders. The goal of this program is to identify and support mid-cycle members who can be future IRWA leaders by funding their pursuit of IRWA credentials and professional development. One $2,500 scholarship toward IRWA education courses will be available to each of IRWA’s 68 Chapters within the 10 Regions. The RWIEF will fund the program (up to $170,000) for two years from June 2022 to May 2024. IRWA will manage the program. Eligibility: Scholarship applicants must be active IRWA members in good standing for at least five years, hold the RWA or RWP credential, and have served as either a former or current Chapter or Region officer, or on a Chapter committee. Scholarship funding can only be used toward the registration fee for eligible courses. Courses must be completed by May 31, 2024.