Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
10/1/2022Submission Deadline

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The Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship is a scholarship offered to undergraduate students or current water operators interested in having education in water or water operators seeking to further their professional development via college courses.

The scholarship which also offers a one-year AWWA Operator membership is sponsored by the American Water Works Association.

The scholarship offers a reward of $1,000 to one deserving recipient to help with a degree related to the water operator profession, an operator’s license or certification, or professional development.

Key Information of Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Water Operator

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Vocational/Technical School
  • Undergraduate

Award Amount

$1,000

Number of Awards

1

Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship Timeline

February 2022

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on February 1.

October 2022

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on October 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Eligible Grade: All
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Michigan
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

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

  • Recommendation letters
  • Essay
  • Present Work Experiences

How to ace the Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

Take time to write a good essay

Write a one-page essay discussing your career objectives and how the Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship will improve your ability for professional development and bring value to the water industry.

2

Submit two recommendation letters

Endeavor to submit alongside your application two letters of recommendation/reference. This will help in assessing your work experience.

3

Submit your résumé

Your résumé should capture all your relevant work experience. Describe your role in each of the positions you have occupied.

4

Have interest in the water operator profession

Show your interest in pursuing a two or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, an operator’s license or certification, or professional development.

How the Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship is Judged

Applications will be judged on recommendation letters, the quality of an essay in response to prompts, and the applicant’s work experience.

Why We Love the Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

The award has multiple utilities

The Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship award can be used for certification/licensure, professional training programs, two-year water-related associate degree, technical school program, books and manuals, and operator-related conferences.

2

Recipients are reimbursed for education-related expenses

Awardees also have the benefit of having expenses made on books, manuals, conferences, and professional development courses reimbursed to them after presenting eligible receipts.

3

Recipients get one-year AWWA Operator membership

The scholarship offers each awardee free one-year AWWA Operator membership.

5 Facts About Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

01.

The scholarship is a water education support

The Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship provides fund support for students seeking education in water or water operators.

02.

The Water Equation Campaign supports the scholarship

AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign supports the funding of the Michigan Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship.

03.

The award can serve different purposes

The award recipients can use the award for certification/licensure, professional training programs, two-year water-related associate degree, technical school programs, books and manuals, and operator-related conferences.

04.

Funds will be disbursed to recipient’s institution

The scholarship funds will be paid directly to the financial office of the awardee’s university, college, or technical school.

05.

The scholarship seeks to train water professionals

As part of the Water Equation Campaign, the scholarship seeks to encourage individuals to pursue a degree related to the water operator profession, an Operator’s License or Certification, or professional development.

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