David H. Shaffer, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

2015 MCPWA Scholarships
Scholarship Winners
Charles Dearnley / Patrick O’Donnell
Amanda Tan / Collin Riviello
Amanda Tan / Patrick Maloney
Christopher Volpe
 2016  – Ian Hammer / Christopher Volpe / Trent Carney
Christopher Volpe / Zachary Richard
Zachery Richard / Tyler Woerner / Zachery Woerner / Edward Dearden, Jr. / Sheldon Smith / Austin Yoder
Andrew Costello / Zachery Richard / Tyler Woerner
Andrew Costello / Zachery Richard / Sheldon Smith / Tyler Woerner / Zachery Woerner
Gavin McBrien / Pat DePaul / Tyler Woerner / Andrew Costello
Ben Volpe / Tyler Woerner
Dan Yaw / Bryan Supplee / Ben Volpe / Mellissa Bonenberger
Bryan Supplee / Ben Volpe
Michael Gilliani
Andrew Sirianni
Andrew Sirianni


In honor of longtime Association and Board of Director member, David H. Shaffer, Jr ., the Montgomery County Public Works Association will make a scholarship award( s ) varying between $500 and $1,000 to a qualified candidate( s ) . Scholarship shall be used to defray the cost of attending a trade/ technical school or institution of higher learning to obtain a degree or certification in a profession relevant to public works.  For the purpose of this program , “Public Works” involves the administration, design, inspection, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities, fleet and infrastructure owned, operated or maintained by a State or local government or Authority. Included are water/wastewater/stormwater facilities, infrastructure management, streetlights/traffic signals, solid waste & recycling, winter & emergency operations, fleet/building management, etc.  The number, and dollar amounts, of awards may vary based on applications received.

The applicant must be a resident of Montgomery or Bucks County and be registered in a trade/technical school or college or university whose major or program of study is directly related to the Public Works arena and shows interest in pursuing a career in the public works field. The determination of eligibility shall be at the sole discretion of the Scholarship Committee. All applicants must be sponsored by a MCPWA member in good standing. Individuals who have received scholarships in four (4) previous years shall not be eligible.

We are now accepting scholarship applications. The deadline for this year has been extended to June 30, 2021. Please download and complete the Scholarship Application Form.


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