Denver Water Centennial Scholarship

$5,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
12/20/2022Submission Deadline

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The Denver Water Centennial Scholarship was created to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in water science, water technology, or water works.

Every year, one graduate student receives $5,000 from the American Water Works Association. In their applications, students must show a commitment to developing innovative solutions for challenges related to water quality, water delivery, water reclamation, or water reuse.

The Denver Water Centennial Scholarship is an investment the American Water Works Association has made in the water science, water technology, and water works fields. The Denver Water Centennial Scholarship allows students to complete their degrees and have successful careers.

Key Information of Denver Water Centennial Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Water Science
  • Water Technology
  • Water Works

Country of Study

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico

Specific Schools


Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount


Number of Awards


Denver Water Centennial Scholarship Timeline

October 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on October 1.

December 2022

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on December 20.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Colorado
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Recommendation letters

How to ace the Denver Water Centennial Scholarship


Read the instructions

Don’t skim through the submission instructions. Attach all the required documents. As there is not much required for this program so carefully read the instructions to make sure that nothing is left uncovered or not covered properly.


Choice of references and early notifications

Your references or recommenders must be those who know you well enough to be willing to speak to your abilities and demonstrate why you make the perfect candidate for this scholarship. So, choose them wisely. Also, contact them and send them the required forms very early on to allow them enough time to complete them.


Start the application process right away

You should start the application process as soon as possible. This will allow you enough time to acquire all necessary documents, contact your referees or recommenders, and complete all forms. Have everything organized and planned to avoid any last-minute complications.


{Proofread your application

Have a mentor read your application before submission. Correct all typos and grammatical errors.

How the Denver Water Centennial Scholarship is Judged

Applications are evaluated based on the commitment to developing innovative solutions for challenges related to water quality, water delivery, water reclamation, or water reuse.

Why We Love the Denver Water Centennial Scholarship


It’s not limited to the U.S

The program is open to all citizens of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. AWWA supports equality and has no discrimination based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.


It’s more than a monetary reward

The scholarship winner will also receive an internship and an opportunity for mentoring paving the way for career development in the water works industry.


The scholarship has no school requirements

Applicants can attend a school of their choice across the U.S.

5 Facts About Denver Water Centennial Scholarship


The scholarship is sponsored by Denver Water

AWWA sponsors the Denver Water Centennial Scholarship in celebration of over 100 years of serving Colorado residents.


A recommendation letter is required

Applicants are required to submit a recommendation letter from a professor, adviser, or employer.


Sign in is required to apply

is required to access the application page.


The organization is a nonprofit

AWWA is an international organization created in 1881 to improve the quality and supply of water.


AWWA offers other opportunities

The organization has over 30 scholarships for students to apply for every year.

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