Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
2/28/2023Submission Deadline

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International, nonprofit, scientific, and educational, American Water Works Association is devoted to delivering whole water solutions to ensure the successful management of the water.

Established in 1881, the Association is the world’s biggest association for water supply specialists. Approximately 80% of the country’s drinking water and almost 50% of the nation’s wastewater are supplied by and treated by our 4,300+ member utilities.

AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Missouri Section AWWA will award One AWWA Operator Scholarship to a deserving candidate seeking an operator’s license or certification, two or four-year degree related to the water operator profession, or professional development. Applicants must also reside or work in Missouri. Applicants must submit essays, and proof of enrollment along with their application. Disbursement will be made by the Missouri Section.

Key Information of Missouri 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

Award Amount

$1,000

Number of Awards

1

Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship Timeline

September 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on September 1.

February 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on February 28.

Scholarship Eligibility

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

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

Application Requirements

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

  • Recommendation letters
  • Essay

How to ace the Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

Show financial need

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for education and training in order to meet the existing as well as the anticipated demand for operators. The American Water Works Association and the Missouri Section each contribute matching funds to offer financial support for the operator scholarships.

2

Write a compelling and strong essay

The essay element of a scholarship application may be the most important aspect. This is your time to make a favorable impression on admissions committees and establish your academic merit.

3

Request recommendations from individuals who know you

Request recommendations from someone who knows you well such as your college president or the environment minister, especially from someone who has an idea of what are your academic aspirations.

4

Show proof of your location

This is important because all applicants must reside or work within the state of Missouri in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How the Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship is Judged

Applications are assessed based on experience, conveying essays, and applications.

Why We Love the Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

1

Awarded annually

The Water Equation Campaign of the AWWA and the Missouri Section of the AWWA will review applications for one or more scholarships on an annual basis.

2

Opportunity to attend the conference banquet

Opportunity to attend the conference banquet, where you'll have the chance to network with professionals not only from Montana but also from the other states in the Pacific Northwest.

3

The scholarship is flexible

The scholarship money may be put toward either a one-day registration or a full registration to the conference.

5 Facts About Missouri Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

01.

Joint effort between AWWA and Missouri Section

The American Water Works Association and the Missouri Section each contribute matching funds in order to offer financial support for the operator scholarships.

02.

It can lead to promotion

The recipient grants the organization permission to use his or her name and the scholarship narrative for promotional purposes by accepting the scholarship.

03.

It is flexible

The scholarship money may be put toward either a one-day registration or a full registration to the conference.

04.

Awarded annually

The Water Equation Campaign of the AWWA and the Missouri Section of the AWWA will review applications for one or more scholarships on an annual basis.

05.

Opportunity to attend the conference banquet

Opportunity to attend the conference banquet, where you'll have the chance to network with professionals not only from Montana but also from the other states in the Pacific Northwest.

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