Scholarships & Awards

CAPCA and its members are committed to investing in the education of the next generation of pest management professionals.

The application window for 2017 has closed, but will start again in January for 2018. Generally, information will remain the same for next year:

One Stanley W. Strew scholarship opportunity is available for students interested in careers in the pest management industry. This scholarship is sponsored by the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) and administered by the Stanley W. Strew Educational Fund, Inc.

The CAPCA scholarship will provide $3,000 to a selected college student. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Stanley W. Strew Board of Trustees.

Eligibility and Priority

  • Applications are available for students who are currently attending college in an agricultural/horticultural related field or who are entering or returning to college in an agricultural/horticultural related field in the fall of 2017.
  • Priority will be given to students at the junior or senior standing in the fall of 2017.
  • Master’s degree/ doctorate students are NOT eligible.
  • Students attending junior or community college ARE eligible.
    Students who hold a DPR license (QAC, QAL, PCA etc.) ARE eligible.
  • Students who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to apply annually (even if they have received the scholarship before).
  • Applicants should submit a completed application form and copies of their transcripts. APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY NO LATER THAN MAY 5, 2017 and submitted with required letters of recommendation so that the committee can make final selections. Application are to be mailed to: Stanley W. Strew Educational Fund, Inc. C/O CAPCA, 2300 River Plaza Drive, Suite 120, Sacramento, California 95833. The students selected will be notified the second week of July.

The application is also available on the CAPCA web site at www.capca.com If you have any questions, please contact CAPCA at (916) 928-1625 or email rachel@capca.com

Scholarship applications for 2017 have been received and are being processed. The winner will be announced in July and featured in the August issue of the Adviser magazine.

Other Scholarships

Additional scholarships available through local CAPCA Chapters and other industry sources may also be available.

For information on posting a scholarship, contact Rachel in the CAPCA office – rachel@capca.com (916) 928-1624