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Scholarships: Developing the future of the drinking water profession!

The American Water Works Association New Jersey Section (AWWA NJ)  supports  Drinking Water Careers Scholarships for graduate and senior undergraduate students -- and in 2016 launched a new Operator Scholarship/Mentorship Opportunity.

Student Scholarships

Operator Scholarship

The American Water Works Association New Jersey Section (AWWA NJ) will be awarding scholarships of $5,000 to three deserving students, based on their interest in the field of drinking water and pursuit of a career in the drinking water industry. The winning candidates will also receive free one-year student membership to AWWA and an automatic placement into the AWWA New Jersey Section Student/Professional mentorship program.

The American Water Works Association New Jersey Section (AWWA NJ) and the Licensed Operator Committee (LOC) of AWWA NJ is offering a $5,000 fellowship/mentorship for an individual that is interested in pursuing a career in the water industry as a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Licensed Operator. The applicant can be a current employee of a water utility or a student that is seeking to advance his/her career or an individual interested in a future career in the water industry.


Student Scholarship Details
 
For students entering the first year of college/vocational/trade school, sophomore, or junior year, the scholarship will be distributed in two (2) $2,500 amounts over the course of two (2) years for a total of $5,000.

For students entering the final year of college (senior year)/vocational/trade school, the scholarship will be distributed in two (2) $2,500 amounts over the course of two (2) semesters for a total of $5,000.

Important Note: AWWA NJ reserves the right to cancel the second $2,500 stipend if recipient fails to provide an updated transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and proof that he/she is still enrolled in a program related to the field of water supply and treatment.

Licensed Operator Scholarship/Mentorship

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: February 1

CLICK HERE for details about this new program

CLICK HERE to view/download the application in PDF


 
 

   

 

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