Murray Fox Scholarship

Since 1994, the Murray J. Fox Scholarship Trust Fund has awarded over $112,000 in scholarships to more than 66 college students who planned to study in fields related to recycling and waste prevention.

Applications must be submitted by Thursday, June 1. Winners will be announced by 7/15.

Submit questions to Jack DeBell, Campus Council Chair:

This year, the NRC is awarding up to four scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each. Recipients will also receive complementary admission to the Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis as well as a one-year membership to the Coalition. Scholars will be selected based on the following criteria:
1. attend a Minneapolis area college or university
2. program of study is environmental science/studies or equivalent
3. Meritorious academic achievement
4. interest in the recycling field
5. available to attend the Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis, August 28-30, 2017

More information is available at

Ready to Apply? Please complete the following information:

Please provide a short response (not to exceed 250 words) describing your interest in recycling and sustainable materials management and what you hope to gain by attending the conference.

Attendance is required at the Resource Recycling conference award ceremony, at the Minneapolis Hyatt, Tuesday evening , August 29th.  Are you available to attend?