Arizona grants $14,000 worth of scholarships to students of Arizona colleges and community colleges. Contact Arizona Section Staff for more information.
Lloyd Douglas Scholarships
Four $1,000 scholarships (one for each Atlantic Canadian province: NS, NB, NL, PEI). Applicant must be pursuing a university degree in engineering/science or college diploma in water/wastewater field.
The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association is offering bothundergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year for students interested in a career in a drinking water related field.
The Section is offering four $2500 scholarships for those pursuing a two-year or four-year college degree program. It is offering two $5000 scholarships for those pursuing graduate studies at the Masters or Doctorate levels.
Undergraduate scholarships are applicable to community college or four-year college programs, including (not limited to) water/ wastewater treatment plant operator, field/ distribution system operator, chemistry or lab tech, biology/ecology, environmental or civil engineering, mechanical/electrical/plumbing trades, etc.
Graduate scholarships are for students pursuing advanced education suitable for a career in drinking water, including (not limited to) environmental or civil engineering, chemistry, environmental sciences, public administration, finance/economics, etc.
Thanks to the generosity of the Associates Committee and especially the Section Enhancers, applications are now being accepted for the CTAWWA Associates Committee Scholarship Programs for CTAWWA members or their children/dependents, who have not previously been awarded a CTAWWA scholarship. High School seniors and students currently enrolled in an education program beyond the secondary level in a 2 year, 4 year or graduate program are eligible. Student members of CTAWWA are also eligible. Application deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017.
General Scholarship Application
Waterworks Career Scholarship Application
Please see the Associates Committee for additional details on the scholarship program and section enhancement.
In addition CTAWWA and CWWA have established a scholarship for eligible high school students that shall be administered through the Scholarship and Awards Committee. CWWA Scholarship Application
Each year, the Roy W. Likins Scholarship Committee awards a minimum of $2,000 to a maximum of $10,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are distributed in $1,000 or $2,000 increments to deserving Florida students, either in undergraduate or graduate school.
- The Georgia Section American Water Works Association awards two $1,500 non-renewable scholarships annually to members of GAWWA or their children. These scholarships are designated as follows: One scholarship will be awarded for studies at a four-year college or university and one scholarship will be awarded exclusively for studies at a vocational, technical or trade school.
- The Georgia Association of Water Professionals maintains three separate scholarship funds. Each of these funds is intended to assist deserving students in their further training and education after high school. GAWP will award five $2,000 scholarships from this fund yearly, as follows: one Undergraduate Scholarship, two Frontline Undergraduate Scholarships, one Graduate Scholarship and one H2Opportunity Undergraduate Scholarship.
- The William J. Greene Scholarship is for $2,000 and it is renewable for up to three years, contingent upon the student meeting established renewal criteria.
- The Philip R. Karr, III Scholarship a $2,000 award and is renewable for one year, contingent upon the student meeting established renewal criteria.
The Hawaii Section Scholarship provides financial assistance to Section members and their dependents in the quest for higher education and to enourage academic and social excellence. Email Ken Ota for more information.
Under the Safe Water Scholarships Program a total of up to $5,000 in scholarships is awarded each year to undergraduate students, graduate students (masters/doctoral candidates), adults pursuing continuing education, and high school students enrolled in a summer study program related to drinking water. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into a water-related program for the academic year. Secondary education includes water system operator training programs, water-related technical school, community college, 4-year colled, Masters and Doctoral programs.
Besozzi Youth Delegate Grant is used to send a young delegate(s) to an annual conference to gather water supply and water treatment information accented toward innovative and cost-control methods. Individuals working in water or interested in a career in water may apply. Grants cover conference registration and expenses.
Spaetti Youth Education Grants provide funding for education projects for any 3rd - 8th grade teacher of groups of teachers.
Four separate scholarships are available, including an Undergraduate Scholarship in science and engineering, a Graduate Scholarship in science and engineering, and a Diversity Scholarship to support an outstanding minority student in the field. Awards will be given in the amounts ranging from $1,000 to $1,500. Every applicant will also be awarded a one year subscription to Journal AWWA and a one year AWWA student membership.
The Section also awards the Eva Nieminski Honorary Graduate Scholarship to students enrolled in a graduate science or engineering program in the Intermountain West and whose research interests involved water quality, supply or treatment. Students who have been accepted into such a graduate program but have not begin coursework are also eligible.
The Terry L. McKanna Scholarship is given to qualified students enrolled in an accredited college or university in Kansas taking courses related to civil or environmental engineering or environmental science with emphasis on water works careers.
Section Scholarship awarded to eligible students pursuing a degree related to the water/wastewater sector.
- The Faust Scholarship was established to promote the pursuit of advanced education by water utility employees. All Michigan water utility employees and their dependents are eligible as well as individuals pursuing a water utility career. The scholarship award is based on demonstrated dedication to the water supply industry and to the pursuit of a college or associate degree in the drinking water field.
- The High School Scholarship is for all applicants who meet the Application and Eligibility Requirements; they will be given an equal chance to receive the award. Two (2) $1,000 scholarships are available each year.
The Section awards an Advanced Degree Scholarship and scholarships to individuals to attend the annual AWWA Water Utility Management Institute. Learn more.
The J. R. Popalisky Scholarship Fund for qualified students enrolled in an accredited college or university in Missouri. Qualifying curriculum for the scholarship applicants includes courses related to civil or environmental engineering or environmental science with emphasis on career fields associated with water supply. The JRPSF will consider applications for one or more scholarships per year in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000). The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage enrollment in educational studies related to career fields associated with water supply.
Montana Section of AWWA and Montana Water Environment Association are equal partners in offering the Don G. Willems Scholarship. One or two scholarships ($1,000) are offered annually to students, whose course work leads to employment in the water and wastewater fields, which are highly diverse, including specialization in water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, water resources, watershed protection, groundwater remediation and many other sub disciplines, including for example, the study of waterborne disease.