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Scholarship Opportunities

National Association of Water Companies

The New England Chapter – National Association of Water Companies (“NENAWC”) has established a scholarship for eligible high school students which will be administered through its Scholarship Committee.  It is the intention of the Committee to award the scholarship each year to a deserving candidate.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

For proper consideration, the application must be signed and dated by the applicant and received by the noted application deadline.  The following criteria must be met for scholarship consideration:

  1. Applicants will be a graduating High School Senior from an accredited High School or equivalent from any of the following states: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
  2. Preference will be given to applicants who are actively pursuing an approved course of study at an accredited higher education institution directly related to Drinking Water, Water Engineering, Environmental Studies or Waste Water.
  3. An academic GPA of 3.0 at their high school is mandatory. The relevance and rigor of the courses taken in high school shall be considered.

Application

To be considered for this year’s award, applications must be received by February 15, 2018.

Applicants must submit a completed application form (signed and dated) and attach the following additional information:

  • An official transcript from their current academic institution, including transcripts from the first half of the senior year.
  • A typed and signed autobiographical sketch highlighting: accomplishments, interests, hobbies, future plans, your chosen field of study and if it will improve the environment, or public health, in particular the water industry, and explain the importance / impact the scholarship will have on you.

The Award

Through the generosity of the NENAWC Membership and Scholarship Committee, the scholarship award each year will be $1,500.

The Scholarship Committee shall review all properly completed applications and make their recommendation to the Board.  The decision of the Board shall be final.  In the event that there are no qualified applicant(s), the Committee shall report such information to the Board and no Scholarship will be granted in that year.

The successful applicant shall be notified of the decision of the Board and will be invited to attend a NENAWC meeting and/or event where the award shall be presented.

Completed application must be returned by February 15, 2018 to:

NENAWC Scholarship

c/o Ms. Sheryl Fairchild

Valley Water Systems

37 Northwest Drive

Plainville, CT  06062

 

Connecticut Water Works Association (CWWA) Career Scholarship Program

2018 Waterworks Career Scholarship Application 

Thanks to the generosity of the Associates Committee and the Section Enhancers, up to a $2,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in the Waterworks field Applications are now being accepted for the CT Section AWWA Associates Committee Waterworks Career Scholarship Program, from CT Section AWWA members or their children/dependents. Student members of the CT Section AWWA meeting the criteria below are also eligible. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year or graduate students enrolled in an accredited water related program of study.

Awards will be based on academic performance, participation in school and community activities, application completeness and autobiographical sketch.

To be considered for this year's award, applications must be received by Friday, March 16, 2018.

Applicants must submit a completed application form and the following information:

• A transcript of your high school record and college record, if applicable

• A typed and signed autobiographical sketch highlighting:

  • What piqued your interest in your chosen field
  • What you plan to do in the future
  • Your accomplishments, interests, hobbies
  • Name of the last book you have read, why you read it, and its significance to you.

• Identify a person (not a relative) who has most influenced you and explain why

• Identify any special circumstances that you wish to be considered that may distinguish you from other applicants. These may include but are not limited to obstacles you have overcome, academic goals, interests, advancements, financial constraints, etc.

For an application and additional information, please visit www.ctawwa.org

Completed applications must be returned to the following address and mark the envelope:

Associates Committee Waterworks Career Scholarship Application

Len Assard 
C/O Michels 
Corp 99 Calendar Road 
Watertown, CT 06795 CT  

CT Section AWWA Associates Committee General Scholarship Program


2018 General Scholarship Application

Thanks to the generosity of the Associates Committee and especially the Section Enhancers Applications are now being accepted for the CT Section AWWA Associates Committee General Scholarship Program, from CT Section AWWA members or their children/dependents, who have not previously been awarded a CT Section AWWA 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.

Awards will be based on academic performance, participation in school and community activities, application completeness and autobiographical sketch. To be considered for this year's award, applications must be received by Friday, March 16, 2018.

Applicants must submit a completed application form and the following information:

• A transcript of your high school record and college record, if applicable

• A typed and signed autobiographical sketch highlighting:

  • Your accomplishments, interests, hobbies, future plans; and
  • The name of the last book you read, why you read it, and its significance to you

• Identify a person (not a relative) who has most influenced you and explain why

• Identify any special circumstances that you wish to be considered that may distinguish you from other applicants. These may include but are not limited to obstacles you have overcome, academic goals, interests, advancements, financial constraints, etc.

For an application and additional information, please visit www.ctawwa.org

Completed applications must be returned to the following address and mark the envelope: 

Associates Committee General Scholarship Application 
Len Assard 
C/O Michels Corp 
99 Calendar Road 
Watertown, CT 06795